Blue Elephant Theatre
- Telephone 020 7701 0100
- Website www.blueelephanttheatre.co.uk
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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…
A story of friendship and bravery directed by Moon On A Stick's critically acclaimed Artistic Director.
Wed 7 Dec
Thu 8 Dec
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…
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.
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.
Tue 29 Nov
Free / 020 7701 0100
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…
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…