Park Life was an inclusive, interactive, site specific dance performance, created by Anita Wadsworth and Gemma Coldicott of SLIDE.
In July 2013, Park Life was performed in South Norwood Country Park. 18 local residence, aged between 13 and 70 years, disabled and non disabled, including a professional dancer and wheelchair user with Candoco Dance Company, were brought together by SLIDE. Ideas were shared and evolved to create a site specific piece of dance over the period of a week, and shared with an audience on the evening of the last day.
In this short documentary Anita and Gemma discuss the making of Park Life.
SLIDE worked in partnership with CALAT (Croydon Adult Learning and Training).
Funded by Greggs Foundation and Skills Funding Agency.
Sound, video and photography: Torrin Williams and Sophie Standford