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Family

Swish

Presented by Moulded Theatre

Date
Sunday 22 September
Time
2:00 pm
Online booking
Tickets are free but please book in advance via Tickets Ignite. Donations are welcome.

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


Swish, swoosh, splosh!

Welcome to the Ocean! Come and join the fun with Dotty, Blue and Olive on the reef – and help them watch out for the strange orange Tangle and other mysterious things that keep appearing in the ocean.

Featuring puppetry, Makaton and plenty of audience interaction, Swish is a playful multisensory exploration of life underwater and the positive ways in which we can reduce plastic in the ocean.

Swish is suitable for complex needs audiences and groups.


Theatre

Hurricane Diaries

by Amanda Vilanova

Dates
Wednesday 2 October - Saturday 19 October
Times
8:00 pm, 4:30 pm

Matinee performance on Friday 18th October
Days of the week
Wednesday - Saturday
Ticket price
£12.50
£10.00 (concessions)
£8.50 (southwark residents)
£10.00 (Previews)
£9.00 (Previews Concessions)
£8.00 (Previews Southwark Resident)
Online booking
Tickets Ignite - booking fee applies

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


Victoria is from Puerto Rico, an island ravaged by a hurricane like none before it. Finding herself in London, she looks back at what it is to be from a place forever changed by violent forces.

As she recalls three major hurricanes that hit the island, this solo show reveals a woman rooted in Latin America, shaped by its history, but living far away from home.

Hurricane Diaries explores the complex relationship an immigrant has with their country of birth, the devastating effects of natural disasters on poverty stricken nations and how colonial regimes affect countries today.

Nuestro pueblo jamás será derrotado, pues generación tras generación parirá héroes y heroínas.
Our country will never be beaten, as generation after generation, we breed heroes.
Pedro Albizu Campos

Hurricane Diaries is written and performed by Amanda Vilanova, a Puerto Rican theatre maker living in London. Her work explores the immigrant experience in the United Kingdom, cultural nostalgia and colonialism.


Writer & Performer
Amanda Vilanova
Director and Sound Designer
Oliver Hamilton
Designer
Jasper Llewellyn
Theatre

Ellipsis

by The Rose Company

Dates
Monday 21 October - Tuesday 22 October
Time
8:00 pm
Days of the week
Monday and Tuesday
Ticket price
£10.00
£8.00 (concessions)
£5.00 (southwark residents)
Online booking
Tickets Ignite - booking fee applies

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


In a world where apathy is the norm, Emma has always pursued the idea of perfection. Nothing could stand in her way. But when a mysterious epidemic ravages the world she lives in and panic becomes common, all that changes.

That's when the testing starts….

This preview performance is The Rose Company’s first project, presented ahead of a full run in 2020.


Director
Sam Dunstan
Writer
Ula Moroz
Producer
Jose Reyes Canseco
Cast
Sofia Asir
Family

Way Back When...

 

Dates
Tuesday 22 October - Saturday 26 October
Times
11:30 am, 2:00 pm

Please see performance schedule below for details of dates and times
Days of the week
Tuesday, Saturday
Online booking
Tickets Ignite

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


A playful storytelling performance and workshop for families, created by Blue Elephant Theatre for Black History Month.

Weaving together African and Caribbean folklore and factual history, Way Back When… celebrates the efforts of previous generations, finding inspiration for today.

Tickets are FREE but should be booked in advance to confirm availability.

Suitable for all ages, especially for 3-10.

Performances will take place at:
Peckham Library on Tuesday 22 October at 2pm
Blue Elephant Theatre on Saturday 26 October at 11.30am
Brandon Library on Saturday 26 October at 2pm


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Dance

Weight/Wait

Date
Friday 25 October
Time
8:00 pm
Ticket price
£12.00
£10.00 (concessions)
£8.00 (southwark residents)
Online booking
Tickets Ignite - booking fee applies

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


Karen's at her first counselling session. Will her mind let her stay?

This “completely engaging and emotionally intelligent" dance theatre duet explores the mental and physical ‘weight’ of our thoughts and inner voice through raw, physical movement, dark humour, original text and music. The audience are taken on a journey with Karen as she tries to keep her head above water.

"It reveals the fragility of the human condition"
Arts for Health

"a powerful piece of contemporary dance theatre and an emotional rollercoaster that is gripping from start to finish.....an exquisite duet performed by two very impressive dance artists”
Nadia Strahan, Fringe Review

“Empathetically tactful, gracefully written and exceptionally performed, Weight/Wait is as exquisite as it is heart-wrenching, a welcome conversation on anxiety through dance.”
Hannah Lee, Voice Magazine

Caldonia & Katharine create original stories using movement, theatre and spoken word. They engage directly with audiences by presenting relevant topics with emotionally driven content and by breaking the fourth wall. They create from ideas that spark conversation and find light-hearted ways to provoke responses.

Weight/Wait is supported by Arts Council England, Arts for Health, DanceXchange, Rural Media Company/Random Acts and Spin Arts.

Weight/Wait - Production Trailer from caldonia dances on Vimeo.


Choreography
Caldonia Walton and Katharine Richardson
Producers
Caldonia Dances and Rosie Watt at Spin Arts
Music
Alex Paton
Lighting Design
Sam Thomas
Rehearsal Direction
Harriet Waghorn
Mentors
Luca Silvestrini, Rhiannon Faith and Terry Hyde
Dramaturgy
Neus Gils Cortes
Photo Credit
Danilo Moroni
Dance

Turtle Dove

Date
Tuesday 29 October
Time
8:00 pm
Ticket price
£12.00
£10.00 (concessions)
£8.00 (southwark residents)
Online booking
Tickets Ignite - booking fee applies

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


Everyone loves a love story. Turtle Dove explores true tales of the sometimes bumpy, funny and sad journeys we take with our relationships. Made from interviews with people of all ages and sexualities, their voices are weaved into the musical soundtrack and their honesty and secrets are brought to life through dance and theatre. This duet is a heart-warming, candid and witty show that celebrates all forms of love and touches on life’s heartaches.

Devised in collaboration with leading composer Dougie Evans and script writer for the BBC Nick Walker, Turtle Dove is characterised by creative use of text, effortless physicality and its authenticity. Come and experience the stories of strangers who will soon feel like friends.

Produced in association with Lîla Dance.

“Love...appears in a memory recalled, in a shiver of anticipation, in energy and in space...Turtle Dove is genuinely heart-warming.”
Sanjoy Roy - Resolution! Review

“Performed so well, with great sincerity”
Wen Amanda Koh- Resolution! Review

Suitable for ages 14+


Choreography:
Amy Morvell
Dramaturgy:
Nick Walker
Soundscore:
Dougie Evans
Lighting Design:
Vanessa Brooker
Costume Design:
Amy Morvell
Producer:
Abi Mortimer
Consultancy & Mentorship:
Lou Rogers, Carrie Whitaker (R&D)
Research Dancers:
Amy Lyster, Abi Mortimer, Conor Fortune, KJ Mortimer
Prop Design:
Dawn Childs
Cast
Amy Morvell & Joe Darby

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