Sue Miller – Cuban Flute Improviser, Writer & Academic

Experiments in Cuban Music, Dance and Animation June 6th 2019 Lawrence Batley Theatre 6.30pmMay 30th, 2019



Experiments in Cuban Music, Dance and Animation
Thu 6 June 6.30pm until 7.30pm

Tickets £5

Attendance at this event gives you 30% off the ticket price for Charanga del Norte’s live performance at LBT on Sunday July 28th (evening 7pm)

Cuban dancer-turned-animator Guillermo Davis, Dr Sarah Bowen (Head of Animation, Northern Film School) and Dr Sue Miller, director of Charanga del Norte and Reader in Music at Leeds Beckett University discuss and present their collaborative projects in music, dance and animation film with screenings of animation shorts featuring music by Charanga del Norte (who will be performing live at Lawrence Batley Theatre on Sunday 28 July).


Films with music by Charanga del Norte include a world premier of Cyrilo’s Dance from the work in progress Atilana alongside the animation Charanga Time made to celebrate the band’s 20th anniversary in 2019. Other films by Guillermo Davis to be shown include The Little Rose Shoes based on a Cuban poem for children by Jose Marti and Grandad Go and Get the Bread!, an animation short about an old man who shuffles out to dance on Carnival day. Another film short When You Can Hear the River is an animation based on a devastating flood in Guillermo’s home town of Guantanamo.

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Cirillo with ballet dancers