Posts Tagged ‘cyc’

She Bangs the Drums

This review was first published on the MTA site on 9 March 2018. Contact Young Company (CYC) have collaborated with many established theatre makers over the years to develop fascinating shows, predominantly of a devised nature. Current production She Bangs the Drums is directed by  Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit of Sh!t Theatre (Letters to… Continue Reading →

Siege of Christmas

Venue:  Contact, Manchester Dates:  Until 22 December, 1pm and 6.30pm mainly. Target age:  Families and primary school age. What’s the story?  Someone has stolen the spirit of Christmas.  Leader of the secret soldiers, Nutcracker, and hapless manager Dan enlist our help to find it. How is it done? Immersive theatre that uses the whole of the Contact building in… Continue Reading →

How to be Better

How to be Better is the latest production from Contact Young Company, devised with Common Wealth who brought us No Guts, no heart, no glory. ‘Exploring the pressures and complexities of improvement and aspiration, How to be Better asks how can we be our best – not someone else’s best, but our own best’ It’s… Continue Reading →

December theatre in Manchester

December can mean only one thing in theatre and that’s Christmas shows. HOME has brought us some innovative theatre in its first year (Dead Dog in a Suitcase, Golem, The Funfair) so it will be fascinating to see what Artistic Director Walter Meierjohann does with Inkheart.  Running from 4 Dec – 9 Jan, this adaptation of Cornelia Funke’s best-selling fantasy adventure… Continue Reading →

Under the Covers

Under the Covers returns to Contact after a successful run in March this year.  Performed by the Contact Young Company, this production explores contemporary attitudes to sex. What Contact do so well is to team talented young performers, from across several disciplines, with national and international artists.  You only have to look at what they… Continue Reading →