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Tue 19 October - Wed 20 October

Contra

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Tue

19 Oct

8pm

From: £12.50

Wed

20 Oct

8pm

From: £12.50

Drawing from circus, stand-up and live art, Contra is a solo-cabaret of contradictions. Fierce, witty and uncompromising, this highly physical show interrogates personal, social and historical occupations of the female body and explores, literally, where such bodies are positioned and how we are meant to look at them. Expect scenes of nudity, aerial acrobatics, and explicit references to mythical reptiles and female sexuality.

Laura Murphy is a genre-defying queer performance maker from Bristol who makes text-driven and dynamic physical work about things that she thinks need to be talked about. Her work is cross-disciplinary fusion of theatre, live art, aerial choreography, dance and verbal explosions, which integrates intimacy and spectacle.

Laura is a CircusNext Laureate 2018-19 (circusnext is a European circus label supported by the European Union) and holds a PhD in Aerial work as critical performance from the University of Sheffield.

Fore more information about Laura Murphy, click here.

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Age 16+

Contains nudity, strong language and frank discussions of sex and the body .

Eat & Drink

Visitors are welcome to eat and drink in the bar, restaurant, tower coffee shop, our foyer spaces and in the auditorium.

A range of canned drinks are available as well as bar snacks, confectionery, ice cream, cakes and sandwiches.