Posts Under ‘Physical Theatre’ Category

Charge

There is too little representation of science in performance.  All too often it’s about the people and relationships behind the science, and not the invention and exploration.  Motionhouse have partnered with the University of Oxford to explore the role of energy in all aspects of our lives in Charge, a performance that fuses dance, circus, sound… Continue Reading →

Palmyra

Bertrand Lesca & Nasi Voutsas return to the HOME studio (after last night’s intriguing Eurohouse) with Palmyra, using as a starting point a concert entitled ‘With a Prayer from Palmyra: Music Revives the Ancient Walls’, which was staged in the ruins of the ancient city, on the same site as executions had taken place.  It’s… Continue Reading →

Eurohouse

HOME’s annual Orbit Festival continues with Fellswoop Theatre’s Eurohouse, a ‘darkly comic look at the EU’s founding ideals and what got lost along the way.’  In fact this is very much a two man physical theatre play based on the Greek debt crisis and the imbalance between the rich Northern states and the now struggling Southern… Continue Reading →

October Theatre

October in Manchester is busy for theatre and performance, so busy that you couldn’t possibly see all the good things that are lined up.  But here’s a few that look well worth checking out. At HOME, Orbit Festival runs until 15 October and includes a range of brilliant shows, some of which I’ve seen before… Continue Reading →

Emergency 2017

Emergency at Z Arts is Word of Warning’s annual foray into what’s new, different and emerging in the fine line that exists between performance art and theatre.  This is ‘Manchester’s micro-marathon of the bizarre and the beautiful’, featuring a mix of durational performance and staged theatre. Running from noon to 10pm, with a full evening… Continue Reading →