A film by Magali Charrier and Simon Ellis Voiceover: Joanne “Bob” Whalley
Force Majeure is both documentary and animation. It draws on a series of interviews with freelance dance artists during the COVID-19 pandemic to tell the story of one fictional person’s experience of dance under lockdown.
Thanks to all the participants of the Dance after Lockdown project, and to Rosa Cisneros, Rowan McLelland, Natasha Player, Jane Chan, Alesandra Seutin, Gillie Kleiman, Marisa Zanotti and Nicholas Keegan.
Supported by C-DaRE — the Centre for Dance Research — at Coventry University, and a TECHNE studentship fund.