International Festival of New Theatre, Manchester, 4-8 July

 

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The Shows

Double Bill: ONE (NL) & Leopard Murders (CH)

An award winning solo by Lisa Verbelen, in which a rolling score drives the increasingly musical contribution of a lone performer, as she negotiates the inevitable circularity of the world...

PARTY by Beaches (ES)

PARTY is an extraordinary and immersive dance and audio show for 10 spectators at the time....

BLIND CINEMA by Britt Hatzius (BE)

In the darkness of a cinema space, the audience sits blindfolded. Behind each row of audience members is a row of children who in hushed voices describe a film only...

Future Flares Double Bill: A work of ART & Civilisation (UK)

An image-based performance - a living breathing art work - trapped for eternity between process and product, exploring the vacant concept of originality....

Double Bill: Grand Applause (ES) & Beauty and the Beast (TR/DE)

On a stage that is wired for sound, Grand Applause offers a stirring soundtrack, a live chorus and a choreography of artworks, by three artists: Norberto Llopis in the role...

Future Flares Double Bill: Katie and Pip (UK) & Boys will be Girls and Girls will be Boys (BE)

As a piece of devised autobiography, the show investigates the pairing between humans and dogs as a vehicle to exploring compassion and companionship in the human social condition....

Double Bill: Baardeman (BE) & Castle Rock (UK)

In Baardeman a body repeatedly walks on and off the stage. Again and again it tries out new shapes, shapes through which to construct and re-construct itself. Only gradually do...

Molar by Quim Bigas Bassart (ES)

A much acclaimed and highly energetic interactive solo performance about happiness, and the way we move and are moved....

Sprachspiel by L’hommmm/Mats Van Herreweghe and Geert Belpaeme (BE)

Sprachspiel is a mesmerising performance somewhere between theatre and dance, that has been performed widely in Belgium, Holland and Germany....

Future Flares: Rise to Vertex by Stitch Theatre (UK)

In homage to the mythologist Joseph Campbell, Rise to Vertex playfully explores the composition of the hero’s journey, and how this repeating, archetypal narrative is traced by the heroes of...

Double Bill: Someone loves you drive with care & Breathe (Everything Is Going To Be Okay) (UK)

Tonight I will explore a spectrum of deceptions. I will swallow needles, hammer a nail up my nose, place a meat hook through my skull, cry, share an impossibility with...

Actresses Always Lie by El Pollo Campero, Comidas Para Llevar (ES)

Two Spanish women have really tried to earn a living as actresses. They've taken the roles, lived the part, but now it's time to come clean. This is a charming,...

Double Bill: Moore Bacon! (BE) & Charlie and the Bukowskies (NL)

An award-winning show where a live body floats in a dark space. It stretches, shrinks and bursts into pieces, only to re-appear afresh. Moore Bacon! plays with the spectator’ s...

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