Blue Elephant Theatre

Blue Elephant Theatre
59a Bethwin Road, London, SE5 0XT

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CANDID is an enigmatic 'performance-ritual' about the complexities of female friendships. Two women play a raw and dangerous game of Truth or Dare, setting each other a series of provocative tasks using words, intense physicality and video. Fragmented, episodic, highly sensory and symbolic moments weave a powerful and…

Wed 14 Dec

£7–£9 / 020 7701 0100

Jack Frost

A story of friendship and bravery directed by Moon On A Stick's critically acclaimed Artistic Director.

Wed 7 Dec

£5 (£3) / 020 7701 0100

Thu 8 Dec

£5 (£3) / 020 7701 0100

Sat 10 Dec

£5 (£3) / 020 7701 0100

Mirrored, Me?

A story of the self and its double, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's play William Wilson, is told in this dance performance. It is a game in which different parts of human personality affect and direct the protagonists in the struggle of the self to recognise its diverse sides. During the act, two individuals play with their…

Fri 4 Nov

£7–£9 / 020 7701 0100

Sat 5 Nov

£7–£9 / 020 7701 0100

Morir Sonando

Morir Sonando is an exploration of Dominican identity, which deconstructs the national dance Merengue and experiments with how this form of dance translates to the bodies of non-Caribbean dancers. The work navigates the performers' understanding of the culture through the use of Merengue music, language and hip movements.

Mon 7 Nov

£7–£9 / 020 7701 0100

Tue 8 Nov

£7–£9 / 020 7701 0100

Parvati's Dark Children: Rehearsed Reading

Join us for a rehearsed reading of Parvati's Dark Children by Ramneek Singh, one of the winning plays in our recent play-writing competition. Set against the backdrop of the Maoist insurrection in the jungles of Bastar, and drawing on mythology attributed to the Gond tribals, Parvati's Dark Children is a play about…

Trunkated Scratch Night Including A Taste Of Heaven

A showcase of excerpts and short works-in-progress of new material from London's most exciting artists across the arts. The night will include a rehearsed reading of short play, A Taste of Heaven by Chris Holbrook, one of the winning entries to our 2015 playwriting competition and extracts of other new works-in-progress.

The Very Important Child

This is about grown up infants. The Very Important Child is a piece of physical theatre about the development of the ego, psychological warfare, throwing one's toys out of the pram. Bold and comic, it blends movement, text and music. The audience sees the complicated politics of two adult egos, two grown-ups who are…

Wed 16 Nov

we(SINK) & Fish Tank: Double Bill

Hawk Dance Theatre is an exciting, emerging company based in the North West and presenting their first double-bill of new work. (we)SINK (mentored by Gary Clarke) (we)SINK is a dance performance exploring climate change and human psychology. Inspired by psychological mechanisms that make humans disengage from climate…

Thu 10 Nov

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