Sat 19 June - Sun 20 June
A truck arrives from an unknown location loaded with a mystery shipment. As the sides roll up a strange and unstoppable process is set into motion.
Future Cargo is the latest outdoor work by Frauke Requardt & David Rosenberg. Created with longstanding collaborators, Hannah Clark (set and costume), Ben &Max Ringham (music and sound) and lighting designer Malcolm Rippeth.
Future Cargo is a sci-fi dance show performed in a 40 foot haulage truck and, like all Requardt & Rosenberg’s shows, it delivers the delicate integrity of a deeply intimate experience within a large-scale dance spectacle.
‘Magnificently sly and witty dance theatre…stunning’ – The Stage on DeadClub™
‘[An] ambitious, innovate spectacle’ – Financial Times on The Roof
This is Requardt & Rosenberg’s fourth outdoor show. Together they create performance away from traditional auditoriums, making highly visible, unique events with a distinctive format.
Co-Directors: Frauke Requardt and David Rosenberg
Designer: Hannah Clark
Lighting Design: Malcolm Rippeth
Sound Design & Composition: Ben and Max Ringham
Dance Captain: Valentina Formenti
Dancers: Jordan Ajadi, Ruben Brown, Anders Duckworth and Makiko Aoyama
Musician: Jack Baker
Future Cargo is produced by The Place. Future Cargo is supported by Without Walls and commissioned by Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Stockton International Riverside Festival, Freedom Festival Arts Trust and Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts. Future Cargo is co-commissioned by The Place, Festival.org and DanceEast via Stomping Ground, Southampton City Council as part of Mayflower 400, Pavillion Dance South West. Creation supported by 101 Creation Space and Royal Docks. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. The R&D for Future Cargo was supported by Blueprint: Without Walls R&D Investment Fund.