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The Rising

Heather Walrond Company presents 12+
16 February 2019 in the Main Space at Salisbury Arts Centre
The Rising


Saturday 16 February at 8pm
in the Main Space at Salisbury Arts Centre 

The Rising is an empowering, highly charged double bill of dance and live music. It explores what makes people feel alive, using influences of Fijian culture and ideas of community, vulnerability and surrender. Featuring original compositions by multi award-winning musicians Will McNicol and Luke Selby, dramaturgy by Chris Fogg and lighting design by Tim Hardy.

Heather Walrond Company is a professional contemporary dance company based in Devon. It is supported by Arts Council England and led by Choreographer and Artistic Director Heather Richmond. 

“Raw energy, fury, vigour, passion, you can feel the energy of a whole community of people. Connection connected. The power. I’ve got a booming right in my heart and my hands are shaking. It’s awesome. I would definitely see the performance again. That was the best work I’ve seen in forever. I’m quivering with the energy of it, it makes you feel like anything, and really anything is possible” – Producer, Barbican Theatre

“The Rising is infectious”– The Times 

“Experienced dance audiences and the general public alike rose to their feet at the end of The Rising. It does that to you”– Pavilion Dance South West


Tickets: £13.50 (under 25s £9)

Booking Details

Age guidance: 12+

SALISBURY MULTIBUY! Enjoy 20% off when you book for 5 or more Fest West events* across Salisbury Arts Centre and Salisbury Playhouse at the same time

*excluding Exposure, workshops and the South West Symposium

(This offer is valid until Saturday 1 December, subject to availability and not to be used retrospectively).

Tickets and times

  • Saturday 16th February