Sat 17 Feb

Living Room Circus / Retrospect Dance Theatre / Jade Hackett

Resolution 2018

£16 (£12 concessions)

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Living Room Circus
The Penguin & I

Connection, trust and courage collide in Living Room Circus’ latest show. Using acrobatics, aerials, and an obnoxious penguin to tell a story of a morning after the night before.

Living Room Circus is an experimental circus company, creating and performing intimate and immersive shows. They devise and develop their blend of circus, dance, live music, physical theatre and live art.

'The performance was surreal, thought provoking, energetic and immensely good fun! Catch them while you can'

- David Treadwell (Audience member)

Supported by Jacksons Lane, Arts Council England, National Centre For Circus Arts, Deutsche Bank

Retrospect Dance Theatre
In Light of Those You Love

Shedding some light on dark matters of the heart, you will meet Katherine and Tom, a couple broken by society, thieving off insanity.

Do you know the definition of insanity?

Retrospect Dance Theatre is an emerging company the aims to give a new theatrical experience with its emotional immersive work. The company has developed a choreographic process built on ‘method acting’ techniques to produce work that is real, relevant, relatable and honest. In Light of Those You Love is the companies first work.

Choreography, Staging  and Design: Hannah McGlashon and Christopher Thomas
Music / Composer: Max Richter

Retrospect Dance Theatre is on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Vimeo

Jade Hackett
The Duke Joint

The Duke Joint discusses the slave trade from a different angle. A comical story about family, love and the resilience of the black culture in the face of adversity.

Jade Hackett presents her satirical hip hop theatre production of The Duke Joint. A story of a surrogate family of four sold into slavery living on a plantation. Although this was historically a turbulent time in our history, this production is aiming to show the strength that has birthed the black familial community in the face of such adversity.

Jade Hackett is a female choreographer from East London exploring the black diaspora when her body of work that aims to challenge the stereotype of the black community and the politics that surrounds it.

“It’s great to work with someone that knows what they want to say to the world, and I really believe she has something to say with her body of work, its very exciting to watch her grow”

- Rachel Kay, Creative Director of The Box

Suported by Artists 4 Artists

Credits: Studio3arts, Del Taylor (Prop Design), Clare Lexington (Costume Design)

Jade Hackett is on Facebook and YouTube

Times: 8pm
Duration: 0 mins
Venue: at The Place

Resolution 2018

The UK’s biggest dance festival for emerging artists is back for its 29th year.