Profundis | National Dance Company Wales
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NDCWales Presents


Playful, vibrant and provocative

Production Info
35 minutes
Age guidance: 10+

Playful, vibrant and provocative. Profundis dares us to ask questions about what things are, and what they are not. Roy Assaf's thoughtful movement is accompanied by whimsical wordplay and an exotic soundtrack featuring Egypt's Umm Kulthum.

Creative Team

Music: Uoon I, Alva Noto (Vrioon Electronic) Enta Omri, Umm Kulthum (Original 1964 Live Recording)

Lighting Design: Omer Sheizaf

Costume Design: Angharad Matthews

Costume Maker: Deryn Tudor, Angharad Griffiths




Roy Assaf

Roy Assaf

“Profundis is an exceptionally enjoyable piece of work, a sharp and witty exploration of the meaning of art and communication”

Wales Arts Review

"Kandinsky come to life. Colourful, clever, witty and thoughtful."

Get the Chance

"Elegant, clever, playful choreography"

Everything Theatre

profundis pulling faces
Profundis men sequence
Profundis holding poses