(2002) Whether it’s the choice of floating weightless in nothingness, being dogs or freedom for one night, the reason is always the same; the search for ultimate happiness. Butterfly Belly traces the search for happiness in a quirky and humorous performance combining oriental sound with rigorous physicality and colourful design.

Choreography: Hanna Gillgren
Performance: Heidi Rustgaard, Liat Shinar Ogden or Sonia Rodriguez, Hanna Gillgren

Direction: Mark Whitelaw

Costume/set design: Heidi Rustgaard
Original soundscore: New Breed of Alternative Workers
Funded by: London Arts, Awards for All and The Place.

Supported by: The Supported by: Jerwood Space, Moving East and Greenwich Dance Agency.
Butterfly belly was created during h2dance’s associate artist residency at the Place 2001/2002. The work premiered in May 2002 at the Place Theatre