Dates and Times
Tue 22 Oct - Sat 9 Nov 2019 at 7.15pm
Handle with Care: a three-week festival interrogating trigger warnings, no-platforming and the culture of the so-called ‘snowflake’
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Presented by EUROTRASH
“Please note during this performance you may find you feel things. Up to and including: Boredom. Agony. Ecstasy. Arousal...”.
Imagine Ryanair staging Beckett on a falling plane.
Presented by two charming hosts, Trigger Warning is a pre-show disclaimer to a show you may never see.
A jet-black absurdist comedy exploring the politics behind safe spaces and the culture of offence, pushing it to its logical breaking point and freewheeling along the tightrope between dance, clown, text and theatre.
Created by Marcelo Dos Santos and Natasha Nixon.
Developed with UCL Culture, Young Vic, Dare Festival, Shoreditch Town Hall. Recipient of the CPT / Jerwood Home Run commission.
About the company
EUROTRASH is a collective of international theatre and dance artists. Their premiere production, TRIGGER WARNING, is led by Natasha Nixon and Marcelo Dos Santos. Natasha is a Director and Maker, her work is “stylishly bizzare” (TimeOut). Marcelo is a writer, he adapted Lionboy (Complicite) and is currently under commission to the Royal Court.
About Home Run
CPT’s Home Run commission sees selected companies supported with a major cash commission and free rehearsal space – as well as artistic, fundraising, marketing and business planning support – to develop a project from work-in-progress to three-week run of a fully realised production. Previous recipients include Milk Presents’ with Bullish, Lanre Malaolu’s Elephant in the Room and Racheal Ofori with So Many Reasons.
Image credit (c) Natasha Nixon and Thomas Randall-Page