Date

29 October, 2020

Time

3pm

Price

Free

Elephant in the Room

Fusing physical theatre, hip hop dance and spoken word, Elephant in The Room is an explosive solo that explores the mental health crisis and the phenomenon of toxic masculinity

Working in partnership with the Rural Touring Dance Initiative, we wanted to make sure we could continue to bring high-quality professional dance to our audiences during the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout October the Rural Touring Dance Initiative is going digital and will be bringing you three fantastic filmed dance shows followed by an opportunity for you to speak to the artists in a series of Q&A Zoom calls. Each show will be available to watch for free for a week, and you will need to book a free place in advance to attend any of the Q&A calls

Watch online anytime from Friday 23 – Thursday 29 October

Something’s wrong. Can’t get out of bed, can’t concentrate, can’t shake the mounting tension. Something unspoken is building up, leaking out, taking over…

Fusing physical theatre, hip hop dance and spoken word, Elephant in The Room is an explosive solo that explores the mental health crisis and the phenomenon of toxic masculinity. The show takes a sharp sideways look at the insidious stigma around mental health issues, asking how race, class and culture can affect the way we choose to address them. And what happens when we don’t…

“The ‘elephant’ is never named, but it is shown – beautifully.” ★★★★ The Stage

“A powerful tour de force. ” ★★★★ The Upcoming

Click here to watch Elephant in the Room anytime from 23 – 29 October

 

Take part in a Zoom Q&A – Thursday 29 October, 3pm

Theatre Orchard audiences can take part in a live Q&A with Lanre Malaolu, along with audience members from other rural touring schemes across the South West. Places for this exciting opportunity are extremely limited: Contact vic@theatreorchard.org.uk to book your place