PHYSICAL Fest, in partnership with
Unity Theatre, has announced the relocation of the performance programme for
this year's festival, over 26 May, until 3 June 2017.
Following the rescheduling of the reopening of Unity Theatre, which has been
attributed to a number of issues with the redevelopment of its historic
building during the final phase, Physical Fest 2017 movies to City of
Liverpool College to The Arts Centre with the North West premiere of Kallo
Collective's Only Bones on Friday 26 May.
All scheduled performances of Tmesis Training Company's new production
Daydream Believers will be held at the Hope Street Theatre on Hope Street.
Come and see a space that you've never been to before hidden away on Hope
With both venues a brief four minute walk
from each other, and just a 5 minute walk from previous venue Unity Theatre,
expect the same Physical Fest atmosphere with bars, festival DJ, street
food, visual minutes and numerous surprises animating the short route.
Physical Fest Artistic Director Elinor Randle says:- "We are extremely
proud of the programme we have in store for the festival. Both The Arts
Centre and Hope Street Theatre are great venues that will provide our
festival performances with the space to flourish. We're once again delighted
to work in partnership with the Unity Theatre as part of their extended Out
of Space season."
Now in its 13th year, Liverpool's
international physical theatre festival is the only festival in Europe
specialising solely in physical theatre allowing audiences to exclusively
catch the very best physical theatre, in one place and at one time.
Get ready for an entire week packed to the brim with visually stunning
performances from Finland's Kallo Collective, Belgium's premiere physical
theatre company Chaliwaté with their UK premiere of Jetlag and Tmesis
Theatre Training Company's premiere of Daydream Believers.
Levantes Dance Theatre will showcase their
latest work The Band, while Sean Kempton and Jo Tremarco present a double
bill Stuff and Dying on My Feet, Tmesis Theatre presents Happy Hour and
Jamie Wood closes the festival with 'I Am A Tree.'
Fest Live showcases a selection of extracts of new work from local, national
and international artists takes and this year's lineup includes Lauren
Silver, Duncan Cameron, Physical Fest/MDI Bursary winner Katy Anne Bellis
and Izumi Ashizawa.