Fault Lines

‘Truly breathtaking…captivating, energetic and technically stunning’ for The Hotel Experience (audience quote).

As our planet’s voice gets louder, are we ready to listen? 

Fault Lines pulls at the tension in our relationship with nature. Our constant pursuit of progress increasing the speed of life has left us out of sync with the natural world.

A scorched earth. From the rubble and the ruin the survivors emerge. A new world, a second chance. Within changing landscapes created from striking digital illustrations and evocative music, our survivors navigate the world, racing towards an unknown future.

Fault Lines explores the environmental damage we’ve inflicted but asks what happens when we stand together with hope? What will that take?

New writing by Nick Walker (award winning writer, BBC) gives voice to both the existential panic, alongside the everyday problem solving needed to live on a hotter, more crowded, and less predictable planet.

With an original sound score by Dougie Evans, the projection of digital imagery by Zach Walker(MakeAmplify) and digital moving illustrations by Courtney McCarthy, the natural world enters thespace to create a rich sensory world for the performers. 

Please note: the performance will be followed by a 30-minute post-show discussion led by Abi Mortimer and Carrie Whitaker, Artistic Co-Directors of Lîla Dance.

Presented in partnership with Brighton Festival.

Lîla Dance will lead the Professional Training class on Monday 20 May.

About Lîla Dance

Lîla Dance make family friendly visually dynamic and striking dance productions. They believe in equality, acceptance, kindness and a fair world. They create spaces for everyone to have a voice equally through collaboration and laughter, without ego or hierarchy getting in the way. Lîla make work that has a narrative, is often funny, sometimes moving and is always made with the audience at its heart.

Date and time
Tuesday 14 - Wednesday 15 May 2024
Times
Tue 14 May, 6pm
Wed 15 May, 7pm (SOLD OUT)
Artist
Lîla Dance
Location
The Jamie Watton Creation Space, The Dance Space
Ticket Price
£12, £10 Concessions
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