Walker's style is inspired by hip-hop and contemporary movement, and a huge passion for film, which translates to a highly cinematic experience on stage and TV. His versatility has taken him from working with pop stars such as Kylie Minogue, to international companies like Chicago's Joffrey Ballet. Walker is also the founder and Artistic Director of 201 Dance Company, and choreographer of 201's award-winning SKIN ("A masterpiece of human sensitivity" - ★★★★★ Ed Fringe Review), SMOTHER ("Taking Hip-Hop into thrillingly new terrain" - ★★★★ The Guardian), and most recently SAD BOOK, adapted from the award-winning novel by Michael Rosel and premiering at the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.See Full Biography
We all have some sad stuff - maybe you have some right now, as you read this. What makes Michael most sad is thinking about his son Eddie, who died.
Through an intimate, visual spectacle that includes dance, storytelling, animation and original music, 201 and Choreographer Andrea Walker bring Michael Rosen’s award-winning book to the stage.
SAD BOOK premieres at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Zoo Main House, 22-28th August, 6:30pm. Tickets available from the 6th of June! For more info visit www.201dancecompany.com.
Watch the trailer here: