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PErson on grass in the dark with her eyes closed, lit brightly with white flowers in her hair and a wearing white shirt
Transform 2023


Journey into a dark corner of a forest, where a group of disabled children are lost.

Or maybe they were abandoned – or perhaps are searching for something. Perhaps the woods, one day, simply grew around them. Our present tells us: things happen. All we have to do is to figure out if we can survive those things or not. What might unfold?

This gentle and evocative dance performance created by choreographer Chiara Bersani ponders the politics of our access to nature. Witness a mysterious and evocative environment, where sounds and gestures gradually evolve into a new language.

Running time: 50 minutes

Age Guidance: 14+

Contains flashing lights and moments of loud music (ear plugs will be available)

Italian with English surtitles

Part of Transform 23 international festival

Wheelchair Spaces
Wheelchair spaces can be booked in the front row on the level access auditorium floor directly with the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre team, ring 0113 220 8000 to book.

Contains English surtitles.

Step-free Access
There is step free access to the event and there are accessible toilets at the venue.

The tiered seating is high-backed.

Open-door Policy
We have an open door policy across all shows at Transform, meaning ticket holders are welcome to come and go as they need.

Produced by corpoceleste c.c.0.0#.

Co-produced by Stronger Peripheries: A Southern Coalition. Tandem “Con- necting Dots” L’Arboreto Teatro Dimora – Mondainno (Itlay), Sardegna Teatro (Cagliari), Bunker (Ljubliana) supported by Creative Europe, Theaterfestival Boulevard (s-Hertogenbosch), Carreau du Temple Etab- lissement culturel et sportif de la Ville de Paris (Paris), Tanzhaus nrw (Düsseldorf), Tanzt Im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Rosendal Teater (Trondehim), Le Gymnase CDCN Roubaix – Hauts–de-France (Roubaix), Kunstencentrum VIERNULVIER vzw / Arts Centre VIERNULVIER, (Gent), Snaporazverein, (Samaden) SPIELART Theater Festival (Munich) , Cen- trale Fies (Dro), Fuorimargine Sardegna Teatro (Cagliari).

With the support of MiC – DIREZIONE GENERALE SPETTACOLO (Italy), Homo Novus Festival International Festival of Contemporary Theatre (Riga).

Header image of dancer Chiara Bersani, photo by Giulia Agostini.

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