Wed 7 Jun

Double Bill: The Hiccup Project / Eleanor Sikorski

May-We-Go-Round? I Comebacks I Thought of later

£16 (£12 concessions)

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“Hilarious and witty: a joy" The Skinny

Multi-award winning May-We-Go-Round? is a collision of fiercely energetic dance and comic theatre. Honest, provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, Cristina and Chess jangle through the merry-go-round of romance, taking audiences along for the bitter-sweet ride. This is a show for anyone who has lusted or been in love.

From direct extracts in Chess' diary aged 10 to teenage summer flings, Cristina and Chess open a window into the highs and heartbreaking lows of their romantic encounters. Ultimately, it celebrates the power of their female friendship, the launch pad for their adventures

“All the best work begins with our deeply personal experiences. The Hiccup Project instinctively dig into that place and find a richly comic and authentically physical world there” Ben Duke, Lost Dog Dance 

The Hiccup Project are Brighton based dance theatre duo, Chess and Cristina. May-We-Go-Round? is the company’s first work, winning the Fringe Review Award for Outstanding Theatre and South East Dance Space to Dance Award. The show has toured nationally, and had a critically acclaimed run at Edinburgh Fringe in 2016. Their aim is to create engaging, innovative and accessible work that can be enjoyed by audiences with any amount of prior experience of theatre and dance.

Comebacks I Thought of later

Have you ever kicked yourself not being more quick-witted? Or re-played a conversation in your head that you wish had gone differently? This is about that. These are tales of sex and  sassy comebacks, where things are turned on their head.

Tragedy becomes beauty, regret becomes comedy and the mundane wonders and traumas of life are laid bare.

"Sikorski's performance was perhaps the most assured of the night. Hilarious and beautiful, poignant yet self mocking, and performed with the audience control of a seasoned comic." Cloud Dance (on ‘Cake’)

Choreography, text and music by Eleanor Sikorski.

Contains sexual references

Age recommendation 12+

May-We-Go-Round? is developed with support by South East Dance and Dance East. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Times: 8pm
Venue: at The Place

This event is part of Summer 2017