Badass Grammar: A Pole/Guitar Composition in Exploded View

Dates and Times

Wed 5 - Thu 6 Oct at 9pm

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Ticket information

£12 / 10 (conc)

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Part of Calm Down Dear, CPT’s unique festival of innovative feminist performance. Catch two shows in one night for just £16 with our double bill offer. Browse the rest of the programme here.

Presented by Rose Biggin & Keir Cooper

BADASS GRAMMAR is a theatrical collaboration between a pole dancer and a guitarist, a composition in exploded view. With a mischievous agenda, the performance invites in the mucky subjects of shame, power & privilege. And takes them dancing.

Peering down at the nuts and bolts, the muscle and bone. The pole dislocated, the guitar unfretted. Sparkling, witty, savage, fabulous: we draw on the invisible histories of our disciplines and are building a new one. Starting now. Come with us.

Photo by Rachel Manns

About the artists

Keir Cooper is an artist / performer working in music and theatre. His punk adaptation Don Quijote made with Emma Frankland was part of the British Council Showcase 2013, touring to Festival del Tempo in Rio, Brazil. He writes and plays with jazz punk trio A
SweetNiche – an ongoing project with composer and saxophonist Oliver Sellwood, a writing partner for over 16 years.

Rose Biggin is an associate artist at The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter. Previously a Miss Pole Dance UK finalist, she also writes short fiction & for performance. She has a PhD in immersive theatre and her book Punchdrunk, Immersive Theatre and Audience Experience is forthcoming from Palgrave.

@rosebiggin | @asweetniche

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