Once Upon A Time is a show about ageing and the passing of time, told through the extraordinary bodies of two dancers and one trapeze artist, all aged over 65. At once a celebration of, and a provocation on our relationship with ageing, this dance-theatre performance reveals how time marks its inevitable course through our skin, our muscles, our identity.
Inspired by Jean Amery’s book On Ageing: Revolt and Resignation, Agnieszka Blonska has created a poetic piece focusing on the life and work of three physical performers, revealing their individual stories and letting us into the joy, pain, beauty and strength of older age.
DIRECTOR - AGNIESZKA BLONSKA
MOVEMENT DIRECTION - DAN CANHAM
PROJECTION DESIGN - MARK PARRY
COMPOSER - JULES BUSHELL
PRODUCER - LUKE EMERY
WHEN: Thurs 25th, Fri 26th, Sat 27th September 2014 7:30pm
WHERE: Circomedia, St Paul’s Church, Portland Square, Bristol, BS2 8SJ
TICKETS: £13/£10 | 01179 247 615
Book online here: circomedia.com/events-at-st-pauls-church.html
Twitter: @theatrebristol | #OUAT
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