Robot

Dancing with Robots

Sheffield Robotics study the way humans work in order to make better robots. This breathtaking performance, featuring robots alongside human dancers, offers an entertaining glimpse of the future.

It’s interactive too. Using our special magic button, the audience decides what happens in the story of four-year old Jorge and his robot friend Nao.

Arts Council EnglandThis exhibit is part of the Futurecade series of events.
Futurecade is generously supported using public funding by Arts Council England.


The award-winning Instant Dissidence is a Bradford-based dance company directed by Rita Marcalo. Their work has been shown in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Spain, Turkey and the USA.

Sheffield Robotics researcher Michael Szollosy has a special interest in the cultural aspects of robotics. He is currently researching cyberselves in immersive technologies.

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