performances

Sophie's performance career as a dancer and most resently, circus artist has taken her from Europe to Asia and back again, working with some of the worlds leading entertainment companies including Franco Dragone Entertainment and Cirque Du Soleil. You will find short descptions and links to all of Sophie's performances here.



ROCK 'N' ROLL SUICIDE

HONG KONG POLE IDOL CHAMPIONSHIPS

PERFORMED: HONG KONG HARBOUR FRONT, 9TH APRIL 2018

ROLE: COMPETITOR

The competition ran over 4 days. The first 3 days were heats, featuring 6 finalist in 3 categories: Pole Exotic, Fusion and Drama. The 4th day was the final, taking the winner and runner up of each category to compete for the overall champion.

After winning her heat, Sophie then took the Award for Best Choreography and Overall Champion 2018

Choreography: Sophie Duncan

Music: Rock'n'Roll Suicide by David Bowie and Marilyn Monroe Recored Interview Hair and Make Up:

Nikki Wright

Costume: Sophie Duncan

 

“The solo is not just an homage to the wonderful Marlyn Monroe, but in honour of all celebrity and people who find themselves lost behind a facade, and too often disappear from our lives in a whirlwind of tragedy.” - Sophie Duncan


CIRQUE DU SOLEIL / 45 DEGREES

DIRECTOR: MUHKTAR OMAR SHERIF           CHOREOGRAPHER: TONY ADIGUN

LOCATION: OUTDOOR PUBLIC PLAZA, ANDORRA LA VELLA, ANDORRA

SCALADA VISION

PREMIERED: ANDORRA LA VELLA, 2ND JULY, 2016

ROLE: DANCER (June  - August 2016)

COMPANY: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL, 45 DEGREES

Shows performed: 23      Audience: 100,000+    Cast: 33

 


POPCORN STORM

DIRECTOR: SUBA DES CHOREOGRAPHY: IVAN BLACKSTOCK

LOCATION: THE ROUNDHOUSE, LONDON, UK

POP CIRCUS 

PREMIERED: 20th April, 7.30PM @ The Roundhouse, London

ROLE: 'ROBIN' - DANCER / CIRCUS ARTIST

COMPANY: POPCORN STORM

From the makers of Some Like it Hip Hop, A Harlem Dream and Kylie’s Showgirl Tour comes a ground-breaking new collaboration fusing music, narrative, circus, and fashion. Premiering on 20th of April 2016, catch a sneak preview of a theatrical and highly physical exploration of contemporary British pop culture.

Co-produced and commissioned by National Centre for Circus Arts. Co-commissioned by the Roundhouse. Supported by Arts Council England


THE HOUSE OF DANCING WATER

ROLE: 'SEVEN DAUGHTER' DANCER / HOUSE TROUPE GIRL. (July 2012 - October 2015)

"Performing in the tailor made 2,000-seat Dancing Water Theater, by a cast of nearly 100 international artists, The House of Dancing Water is a spectacular love story that transcends time and space.

The show is set in an extraordinary magical kingdom that takes audiences on an awe-inspiring and emotional journey. The show incorporates mesmerizing special effects, dazzling costumes and visual treats with the most breathtaking acrobatics, artistic and aerial performances. The House of Dancing Water has received rave reviews by audiences and critics alike and has been hailed as one of the most imaginative theatrical extravaganzas ever produced" - dragone.com

Shows performed: 1242      Audience: 1,800,000+     Cast: 89 artists, 4 musicians

FRANCO DRAGONE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP.

DIRECTOR: FRANCO DRAGONE.

LOCATION: DANCING WATER THEATRE, MACAU S.A.R., CHINA


  CIRKUS PERSPEKTIVE    DIRECTOR : MARIE-ANDREE ROBITALLE   THEATRE : ORIONTEATERN, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

CIRKUS PERSPEKTIVE

DIRECTOR: MARIE-ANDREE ROBITALLE

THEATRE: ORIONTEATERN, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

GYNOÏDES

COMPANY: CIRKUS PERSPECTIVE

ROLES: DANCER (SOLOIST) / PORTER (November 2015 - January 2016)

"GYN♀IDES – CIRCUS FEMALE INTELLIGENTSIA - in a fictive laboratorial universe, between times, a chorus of women with hyper natural bodies and futuristic technological devices, are on a quest for freedom. Poking with a smile at the nature of femininity, GYN♀IDES is an all girl power act, a mixture of poetry, acrobatic virtuosity, a gentle riot, an ode to the power of women. Featuring 6 elite international circus artists, the show explores new forms of artistic expression in circus art through the use of motion capture technology, enabling performers to interactively control the sounds by means of their own body." - cirkusperspektiv.se

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Shows Performed: 13          Audience: 2400+          Cast: 6 artists, 1 musician


WHITE LABEL PRODUCTIONS

DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER: SOPHIE DUNCAN

LOCATION: ROBIN HOWARD DANCE THEATRE

UNSOUND

ROLE: DANCER / CHOREOGRAPHER, SPRING 2012

See the full piece here.

UNSOUND was adapted from Hunter S. Thompson's 1972 novel "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas", with some inspiration from the 1998 film. This physical theatre piece was written, created and performed by Sophie Duncan, in collaboration with set designer Tom Blakey, to be performed for one night only at The Place's annual choreographic platform for new choreographer's Resoultions!. 

Shows performed: 1     Audience: 100+     Cast: 1 Artist


WHITE LABEL PRODUCTIONS

DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER: SOPHIE DUNCAN

LOCATION: ROBIN HOWARD DANCE THEATRE / LYRIC HAMMERSMITH / DALSTON

ROB THE POST OFFICE

COMPANY: SOPHIE DUNCAN | WHITE LABEL

 

Shows Performed: 5    Audience: 500+          Cast: 1 Artist

ROB THE POST OFFICE was on of the first shows Sophie performed pressionally, at various London venues. A strong physcial theatre piece, developed while still at London Contemporary Dance School, the piece is based on the film BRONSON, starring Tom Hardy. Michael Peterson, better known as Charles Bronson, is one of Britain's most notorious prisoners, Locked up in the 1970's for robbing a post office of £50, he's been locked up ever since due to his intence antiks while on the inside such as holding hostages, beating up guards, setting fires and otherwise odd behaviour.