Posts Under ‘Physical Theatre’ Category

What if I Told You

Pauline Mayers brings theatre/dance piece What if I Told You? (directed by Chris Goode) to the Royal Exchange Studio.  The performance weaves together interconnected strands to investigate prejudice based on skin colour.  Theatre and dance combine in a thought-provoking yet playful exploration of life, racism and how slavery informed modern medical practices. There are five… Continue Reading →

Bears

Powder Keg, winners of the Royal Exchange’s 2016 Hodgkiss Award designed to support the realisation of a brand new piece of ambitious theatre by an exceptional artist or company in the North of England, bring Bears to the Royal Exchange Studio. We want people to see a piece that is about climate change without it… Continue Reading →

Schrödinger

Contact, Manchester , 2017.  If at a subatomic level, particles behave as waves, matter can be in two places at one time, you don’t know where a particle is until you see it, and measurement affects what you see, then what happens if you imagine this at our visible, human, real world level?  Then throw… Continue Reading →

FLARE 4 to 8 July

‘FLARE is a unique festival,’ says Artistic Director Neil Mackenzie as he launches the 2017 programme running from 4-8 July. ‘We want to truly engage, challenge and reward an audience… theatre is broader and wider than it is sometimes given credit’.  Certainly the line up of fifteen main performances and five student ‘Future Flares’ is fascinating…. Continue Reading →

Cock and Bull

Cock and Bull comes to Manchester courtesy of Word of Warning and the Royal Exchange.  Conceived for the eve of the 2015 UK General Election, three females convene to perform their own, alternative, party conference.  They walk on stage in formal suits, mouths and hands glistening with gold paint.  Very quickly it is clear that the… Continue Reading →