Seke Chimutengwende works in dance as a performer, choreographer and teacher. He has performed with companies such as DV8 Physical Theatre, Lost Dog and Fabulous Beast and in gallery based works by Trisha Brown and Tino Sehgal as well as with numerous independent choreographers.
For his own company Seke Chimutengwende & Friends he has choreographed four works including The Time Travel Piece for The Place Prize 2012 and King Arthur, which premiered at The Yard Theatre in London, 2015. Since 2016 Seke has collaborated with Alexandrina Hemsley on duet Black Holes which premiered at The Place in June 2018.
His latest solo choreography Plastic Soul premiered at The Yard Theatre in January 2019.
Since 2006, Seke has performed over 60 solo improvisations internationally and has performed ensemble improvisation with Neat Timothy since 2009. Seke is currently a guest lecturer in improvisation at London Contemporary Dance School, The Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance, Central School of Speech and Drama and Goldsmiths University.
Seke has also worked as a movement director for theatre productions at The Yard, Battersea Arts Centre and The Gate Theatre.
You can listen to an interview here between Seke and theatre director Chris Goode, talking about Seke's choreographic and improvisation practices.
Photo: Eleanor Sikorski