Here’s the programme for the April Northern Art Festival!
Charlotte and Tim present the Northern Art Festival, an evening of live entertainment from Northern artists. The festival showcases performances from emerging artists based in the North.
Northern Art 3 features dance, music, and spoken word standup!
Entry to the festival is free, and you can pay what you decide for each show after seeing it.
Where: At Theatre Delicatessen, on The Moor in Sheffield.
When: Friday 3rd April, from 6:30PM to 10:30PM.
Click below to see the programme.
Labelling, Rosemary Spencer and Kerri Butterworth
7:00PM – 7:30PM (ongoing)
Labelling is an exploration of the terms used to describe people’s state of mental health. Using just post it notes, pens and their bodies Kerri (a visual artist) and Rosemary (a Dance artist) will bring their practices together to create an interactive interdisciplinary performance.
After the first half hour, the piece will continue for another two hours, allowing you to come back and experience it during breaks in the festival.
Rosemary’s online details: @Rosemary_SRT
Kerri’s online details: www.kerributterworth.com/
Touch tales blurs the typical roles of dancer and musician in order to examine different forms of touch.
“If the cello had hands it would play itself.
Since it has none, it lies there alone having only one wish: to be played, to sound, to sing, to do what it is supposed to.”
What makes touch loving, embracing, manipulative, neglecting, abusive?
Does the cello want to be played? Is it used without its permission – does it provoke with its curves? In this piece, a series of interweaving stories about touch reflect on the consequences of actions.
“I know how to touch you, I know what you’ll sound like.
Tell me what you want. I’m listening.”
Katharina’s online details: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKeu9S_5AqGo2LeFBa4BbTw
James’ online details: http://www.james-whittle.co.uk/
Why are you so angry? Charlotte and Tim
8:30PM – 9:00PM (ongoing)
A chance to express your rage. Let’s get together, throw things at the walls, make some mess, and shout about what makes us angry.
After the first half hour, the piece will continue for another hour, allowing you to come back and experience it during breaks in the festival.
The company’s online details: charlotteandtim.wordpress.com @charlotte_tim
Fear of the Unseen, Dance Network Sheffield
9:15PM – 9:45PM
“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown” (H.P Lovecraft).
Fear of the Unseen is a work progress inspired by Sir Hans Krebs – Professor of Biochemistry. This first phase of this work taps into our fear of what we cannot see, the idea of trusting someone else with your body and them making the decisions for you. Suspending, risk taking, catching and almost falling – the dancers play in a game-like fashion, maneuvering their way around each other to find connections.
The company’s online details: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Glummer Twins
10:00PM – 10:30PM
30 years after they first appeared on stage together with the legendary Circus of Poets, David Harmer and Ray Globe return as the glummer twins to put the 21st century to rights. Fast paced, rhythmic two handed stand-up poetry, comedy and music.
The company’s online details: https://soundcloud.com/rayglobe https://www.facebook.com/theglummertwins http://theglummertwins.tumblr.com/