Laura Murphy23 Mar 7.30pm
Using a rope and a roll of cling film, Laura Murphy sets her experiences of her own body amidst an anecdotal tapestry of body hair observations on public transport and dinner table discussions about lesbian sex.
Dark, witty and uncompromising, Contra interrogates personal, social and historical occupations of the female body, and explores where such bodies are positioned and how we’re meant to look at them.
Directed by award-winning experimental theatre-maker Ursula Martinez, Contra contains nudity and explicit references to female sexuality and mythical reptiles.
A UK Premiere
Trailer and below imagery contain full-frontal nudity.
Supported by Jacksons Lane.
Age guidance: 16+
Show info: contains adult content and full-frontal nudity
Performance: Laura Murphy
Director: Ursula Martinez
Production: Nicole A’Court Stuart
Lighting & sound: Katie Davies
Early-stage mentoring: Terry O’Connor
Choreographic support: Madeleine McGowan
This show was supported by CircusNext (Laureate 2018-2019. European programme coordinated by Jeunes Talents Cirque Europe and supported by the European Union) and Arts Council England.