Passage for Par – Rosemary Lee

May 30, 2018

‘Passage for Par’ is a dance performance created specially for and presented on Par Beach, conceived and directed by choreographer Rosemary Lee.

At the turn of the tide 30 women will rhythmically snake their way across the tidal landscape, tracing meandering pathways through the wet sand, their outlines etched against the sea and sky. Following their movements from afar on headland or dune, viewers are invited to take time to discover the ever-changing landscape as the women slowly continue their passage through it.

‘Passage for Par’ will begin at approximately the following times:

– Friday 22 June 7.15pm

– Saturday 23 June 8.15pm

– Sunday 24 June 9.15am

Each passage lasts for somewhere between 90 minutes and 2 hours.  Come to Par Beach to witness either the full duration or part of the performers’ journey. The three live performances over three days are free to attend and no booking is required.

Passage for Par has been commissioned by CAST for Groundwork
Produced by Dance Republic 2 in association with Artsadmin

Groundwork is a season of international contemporary art in Cornwall. New commissions and existing works are presented in special places – the programme unfolds from May to September. For more information, and to join the mailing list, visit

Rosemary Lee

 Rosemary Lee is a choreographer who has created a range of work over the last 30 years, from large-scale site-specific works and solo works to video installations and short films. Regardless of their scale, these projects have an intimate quality and often explore our relationship with our environment.

Photo by Steve Tanner


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