Lucy Hind: The Impending Storm

Date - 7 September, 2012, All News Theatre

Lucy Hind, David Toole and Remix Dance Company perform The Impending Storm at the Purcell Room, as part of the Southbank’s Unlimited Festival.

Created with artist Mark Storor, The Impending Storm is a personal and political story told by a team of non-disabled and disabled performers. The dancers of Remix, South Africa’s only professional integrated dance company, perform with David Toole and Lucy Hind, who’s work was seen by an audience of millions at the London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony.

The UK musician Dom Coyote, in collaboration with South African singer Sandile Gontsana, provides a passionate spoken text and sung score, that effortlessly crosses geographic and cultural continents.


Lucy trained in choreography, mime and physical theatre at Rhodes University, South Africa and went on to perform with the celebrated First Physical Theatre Company.

Since arriving in the UK she has worked as Movement Director and Performer in many acclaimed British theatres including the The Old Vic, The Royal Exchange, Almeida, Barbican, Lowry, Sheffield Crucible, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Bath Theatre Royal. Lucy is a member of the award winning Slung Low theatre company and a selector for the National Student Drama Festival.

Lucy has received critical acclaim for her Movement Direction on Girl from the North Country (The Old Vic/ West End). Other recent work includes Movement Director on Ugly Lies the Bone (National Theatre), No's Knife (The Old Vic) and The House of Bernada Alba at The Royal Exchange. Choreographer on The Snowmaiden for Opera North; The Merchant Of Venice with Jonathan Munby at The Globe Theatre, and The Effect for Sheffield Theatres directed by Daniel Evans.

Lucy's choreography for television includes the Cbeebies pantomimes The Snow Queen, The Nutcracker & Peter Pan and the award-winning writer Russell T Davies' series Banana.

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