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MAKE / CONTACT: Perform / See

Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre present

MAKE / CONTACT: A celebration and exploration of the dance and physical theatre industry. Part of Progression.


Saturday 28th October 2017

Workshops / discussions: 2pm – 6.30pm

VENUE: The Tramshed (GLYPT), Woolwich New Road, SE18 6ES

A full day of performances, workshops and discussions with established and early career choreographers, dancers and companies. Featuring a wide range of work, on themes of identity, cultural heritage and disability.


HISTORY OF YOU by Progression performers with Sarah Blanc / Moxie Brawl

A new performance created by Progression performers working with Sarah Blanc, responding to the themes and ideas from History of Ireland.




HISTORY OF IRELAND by Sarah Blanc / Moxie Brawl

History of Ireland is a brand new show for five women (and a sack of potatoes), which attempts to re-write the History of Ireland form a female perspective, using theatre, comedy and dance. Moxie Brawl welcomes you to the annual Irish beauty pageant ‘The Rose Of Tralee’ where the contestants treat you to a taste of Ireland. Taking a look at the stereotypes from leprechauns and nuns, to folklore and myths, to Micheal Flatley’s mother, nothing is left unsaid as they re-write the history of Ireland. Highlighting Irish women’s achievements often forgotten in history books, such as their role during the Civil War, winning the right to vote to the struggles Irish women faced in the laundries and how in 2017 abortion is still illegal. It will be loud, thoughtful, fun, slightly crazy and very green. History Of Ireland is funded by Arts Council England and supported by Candoco Dance Company, GLYPT, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, China Plate, DanceEast, South East Dance and Siamse Tire.