A contemporary dance piece fusing contemporary dance with British Sign Language.
Performed by two female dancers, this exciting and intricate duet takes inspiration from Colin Thompson's poem 'If I told you I was deaf would you turn away'.
Accompanied by an originally composed music score, this highly physical performance explores the importance of body language in British Sign Language, and the barriers of a deaf person trying to communicate in a hearing world.
Ages 8+. 30 minutes. In the OFS Theatre. £10.
Tickets for Offbeat shows are available from both the Oxford Playhouse and Old Fire Station. If one seems to be sold out, please check the other - they may have tickets available!
"A nuanced calligraphy, fostering a intricate clarity between the two languages." - Phillipa Newis
"A meditation on Darwinism and human nature” - Broadway Baby
"Intricate choreography and expressive dancers make for a rather exciting display.” - Three Weeks