A theatrical poetry show of arrivals, departures, landscapes and journeys
Written and performed by Lydia Towsey
What if Venus, the Roman Goddess of love and beauty, washed up on a beach at this moment in time?
Experience tales of 21st century women – every-woman, immigrant, traveler, outsider - in a time of social, cultural and political turmoil and change.
“Absolutely spectacular” Jo Ivie, Poet in the City
Lydia Towsey is a poet and performer who has been featured on the Spoken Word All Stars Tour, Decibel and Beyond Words’ U.K. tour of South African poetry. A former International Artist-In-Residence at Theatre Royal Stratford East, she has for the last six years been posing as an artist model, challenging notions of the ‘passive nude’.
Directed by Rachel Mars and Associate Director Nick Field, Paintings by Scott Bridgwood, Music by Dave Dhonau and Ola Szmidt, Curation by Melanie Abrahams, Choreography by Louise Katerega, Design by Kate Unwin and Produced by Renaissance One
Show and Tour supported by Rob Reeves, Attenborough Arts and Writing East Midlands, and funded by Arts Council England.
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