Paula Clark Presents Pockets full of Stones
Pockets Full of Stones is an autobiographical performance about growing up, young motherhood, love and loss. It explores the past and present and the idea that we are all the people, places and experiences that have ever impacted upon us. Our history is embedded within us, like stones.
Written and performed by Paula Clark.
York St John University | Arts Workshop | 3pm and 6:30pm
Dperformance Presents GLAMOURPUSS
GLAMOURPUSS is the next fabulous show by dperformance – coming to a caravan near you. What goes on behind closed doors? Discover the answers in GLAMOURPUSS. After all, life is but a drag.
Dperformance are Phil Tottie, Reece Hargreaves and Meg Naylor who, as a collective, attempt to confront the boundaries of female impersonation through a medium of comedy and adsurdism.
‘We challenge the preconceived notions of drag and its place in theatre, as well as its context in today’s socio-normative environment.’ –Dperformance
Aesthetically pleasing work, the company utilize make-up and costume to exist in a realm in which sexuality, symbology and spoken word are synthesized together with character to produce an outcome influenced by ‘Doyagerism’.
York St John University | Outside the Students Union | 2pm
Hand in Hand Theatre Presents Being Female
Hand in Hand is a two-member, community-based theatre company made up of artists Melissa Conyers and Bethany Jones.
‘We have created a show around the complexities of breast cancer, taking inspiration from the women we have met.’ –Hand in Hand Theatre
Taking the audience on a journey through these women’s stories, Hand in Hand aim to capture each stage of the battle, right from the waiting room to recovery.
Using physical theatre they pair explore the emotions they have experienced through their illness using a combination of dance, poetry and storytelling.
York St John University | Theatre Studio 3 | 4pm
Instant Coffee Theatre Presents Alice in Wondershed.
When you feel you have lost everything there is another world to explore right in your back garden. Forget falling down a rabbit hole… open the creaky wooden door to a land of suitcases, dancing, balloons, cheese and a whole host of miscellaneous tools. We invite you in to ‘Wondershed’
Instant Coffee Theatre are Andrew Durrant, Nicola Turner and Emma Louise Booth.
Producing a concoction of physicality, humour and mind boggling creativity the company explore the tale of a woman who has lost everything, a make believe world, an expansive space, a French Mouse, a sad Clown, a variety of cheese, balloons galore and a shed that holds the answers that no one can give.
Oubliez tomber dans un trou de lapin, ouvrir la porte grinçant de bois et ‘Wondershed’ expérience…
York St John University | Theatre Studio 2 | 7 :30pm