Pirates of the Carabina and Far From The Norm residency

4 July 2016

Posted on: 4 Jul 2016

Crying Out Loud Associate Artists, Pirates of the Carabina are in residency with Far From The Norm this week, a company producing contemporary, experimental hip hop theatre.

Their Artistic Director, Botis Seva, is a choreographer who happily works collaboratively and across art forms, whilst company members strive to break boundaries and challenge audiences by portraying hip hop in a dynamic and…


Circus Voices

25 May 2016

Posted on: 25 May 2016

Under the Circus Voices scheme, two people will have the opportunity to visit Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer to see and talk about the variety of circus work on offer.

Circus is a rapidly expanding force within the UK performing arts world, but the knowledge and confidence to talk about this work in a critically engaged way is still under-developed….


Inne Goris talks about Without Blood

Posted on: 20 May 2016

Ahead of the performances of Without Blood part of LIFT (6-8 Jun), The Place caught up with Inne Goris, theatre maker, to find out more about her influences and thoughts behind the piece.

Without Blood is a haunting novella by Alessandro Baricco about damage, longing, memory and forgiveness. After her father and brother are brutally murdered, 9…



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