A regional powerhouse for contemporary dance, theatre and combined arts, The Point presents bold, innovative and inspirational new work. Highlights for this month include:
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance: Material Men Redux, Thursday 2nd March 7.30pm
Material Men Redux features two artists of the Indian diaspora, both of whom chose to pursue different dance styles – classical Indian and hip hop. Accompanied by live music from The Smith Quartet.
Zest Theatre and house: Thrive, Friday 3rd March 6pm
A visually stunning and interactive production following the journey of three young people whose lives are turned upside down by the sudden death of a friend.
Mark Thomas: The Red Shed, Saturday 4th March 8pm
Part theatre, stand-up, journalism, activism it’s the story of the battle for hope and the survival of a community in a small wooden shed. Part three of the trilogy that started with the multi-award winning shows Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed.
Accessible Cinema: Singin’ in the Rain, Tuesday 14th March 10.30am
Join Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds in this classical musical comedy that features one of cinemas most infamous song and dance routines. As part of our accessible cinema line-up: designed for people with Dementia, learning or physical difficulties, their families and carers. Screenings are open to everyone and anyone. The lighting will be up a little and the sound down a touch, with staff on hand to help. Kindly supported by Alzheimer’s Society.
The Point & Gobbledegook Theatre: Slideshow, Tuesday 14th March 7.30pm
Associate Artist Lorna Rees hosts an evening of exotic adventures, surprising passions and holiday snaps. In Slideshow, the audience are invited to share their brilliant adventures, interests, hobbies, facts, whatever they want!
James Finnemore: Bloom, Tuesday 28th March
Visually mesmeric and aurally hypnotic, Bloom combines the haunting beats of an originally composed sound score with intricate, gestural movement to explore humans fear of unknown against an ever changing physical world.