Choreomania – a performance by No Lights No Lycra
No Lights No Lycra’s performance inspired by The Dance Plague of 1518
The Dancing Plague (or Dance Epidemic) of 1518 was a case of dancing mania that occurred in Strasbourg, Alsace (then part of the Holy Roman Empire) in July 1518. Numerous people took to dancing for days without rest, and, over the period of about one month, some of the people died from heart attack, stroke, or exhaustion.
Anne Marie Herbert
Lachlan Tetlow Stuart
Filmed and Edited
Alice Glenn and Heidi Barrett