Renowned in the UK for helping to introduce street dance to a wider audience, Kate Prince draws on some of legendary vocalist and bass player Sting’s best-known songs to weave a perilous human adventure inspired by the drama of migrants. In 28 tableaux danced by a remarkably diverse ensemble, this “message in a bottle” tells an uplifting story of hope, resilience and joy. A contagious vitality, a large-scale evening that will leave you amazed, moved and energized.
Choreographer / Director /Writer
Kate Prince is a director, writer and choreographer. She is also the Artistic Director of ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company which she founded in 2002. Kate is an Associate Artist at both The Old Vic and Sadler’s Wells, where ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company is also a Resident Company.
In 2005 Sadler’s Wells commissioned the company’s first full-length work, Into the Hoods, conceived a...Read more about Kate Prince
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Music and Lyrics
Sting’s latest album, The Bridge showcases his prolific and diverse songwriting prowess and marks his 15th solo studio album. Representing various stages and styles from throughout his unrivaled career and drawing inspiration from genres including rock n’ roll, jazz, classical music and folk, the eclectic album features Sting’s quintessential sound on pop-rock tracks such as the album’s opening rock ...Read more about Sting
Sadler's Wells is a world-leading creative organisation based in London committed to the making of dance, with over three centuries of theatrical heritage. Since 2005, Sadler's Wells has created award-winning dance productions, co-productions and touring projects in collaboration with its portfolio of Associate Artists, as well as international dance companies and partners.
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A Sadler’s Wells & Universal Music UK Production
Message In A Bottle
Directed and Choreographed by Kate Prince.
Based on the songs of Sting.
With ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company.
Director & Choreographer Kate Prince.
Music & Lyrics Sting.
Music Supervisor & New Arrangements Alex Lacamoire.
Music Producer & Arranger Martin Terefe.
Music Co-Producer & Mixer Oskar Winberg.
Set Designer Ben Stones.
Video Designer Andrzej Goulding.
Costume Designer Anna Fleischle.
Lighting Designer Natasha Chivers.
Sound Designer David McEwan.
Dramaturg Lolita Chakrabarti.
Associate Choreographer Lukas McFarlane.
Music Associate & Additional Arrangements D.J. Walde.
Assistant Choreographers Tommy Franzen and Lizzie Gough.
Remount Resident Director Lizzie Gough.
Company of dancers Oliver Andrews, Nafisah Baba, Lindon Barr, Deavion Brown, David Cottle, Harrison Dowzell, Nestor Garcia Gonzalez, Natasha Gooden, Lizzie Gough, Anna Holmström, Megan Ingram, Ajani Johnson-Goffe, Charlotte Lee, Dylan Mayoral, Lukas McFarlane, Robbie Ordona, Lara Renaud, Hannah Sandilands, Daniella Selwood, Jessey Stol, Steven Thompson and Gavin Vincent and Malachi Welsh.