Barbican Theatre Plymouth Art Weekender performances at Commercial Wharf 22 – 24 Sept

THEATRE

Some of our COMPANY b Theatre members will be performing a piece as part of Plymouth Art Weekender at Commercial Wharf on the Barbican (where the ferries depart outside the Boathouse Cafe)

Friday 22 September @ 2:30pm & 3pm
Saturday 23 September @ 11:30am & 12pm

Photo credit Gemma Ward Photography

GIRL CODE: PUT IT OUT THERE
Performed by Charlie-Anne Bruce, Freya Kings, Mia Ward-Edwards, Megan Ede (with additional writing credits to Emily Harry alongside the performers)

Girl code is a new piece of poetry, written, directed, and performed by members of Barbican Theatre’s Company b Theatre programme. It’s inspired by the seemingly negative association our current society seems to have around the word ‘feminism’ and follows a group of young women preparing for a night out. As a group, we wanted to show that feminism is still relevant in today’s society, just not for the same reasons it used to be. During a group discussion we discovered that every female in our company (ages 14-25) could recount a time they felt uncomfortable, targeted, or overlooked by a member of the opposite gender. The discussion shocked and disgusted the males in the company, who fully supported the exploration of this subject. We want to emphasise the following line of our poem-“I know this is not all men, but it’s enough men”. All the events implied or mentioned in the poem are accurate, and originate from the aforementioned company discussion.

DANCE

Our new COMPANY b Dance Practitioner and dance artist Kane John Mills will also be performing a piece as part of Plymouth Art Weekender at Commercial Wharf on the Barbican (where the ferries depart outside the Boathouse Cafe)

Saturday 23 September @ 2:30pm & 3pm
Sunday 24 September @ 2pm & 2:45pm

Photo credit: Kevin Clifford

AN ECHO
Performer/Choreographer: Kane John Mills

A chain reaction, that domino effect.
All actions have consequences.
This structured improvisation is responsive to choice & being influenced by external stimuli: the environment and whoever is present dictate the work.

We hope to see you there – all of these performances are free.