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Trolleys

Trolleys

 

Part dance. Part ballet. Part outdoor spectacle. TROLLEYS is a new ballet for five supermarket trolleys. Five shopping trolleys randomly appear in a public space. Two meet and fall in love. One grapples to find a friend. Three others revolt and ignite a dance of anarchy.

Trolleys spin, glide and slide in this highly physical, humorous outdoor performance where high-octane contemporary dance, acrobatics and street dance merge with the extraordinary world of trolleys.

Set to a pounding electro-acoustic score, TROLLEYS will tease, thrill and move its audience. You’ll never go shopping in the same way again.

Touring in 2012: Greenwich & Dockland International Festival, Brighton International Festival, Stockton International Riverside Festival, Inside Out Festival (St Andrews), Mintfest (Kendal) and Hat Fair Festival (Winchester).

Touring in 2013: Oldham Festival, Dalsfen (Netherlands), Oldenzaal (Netherlands), Zwolle (Netherlands), FUSE Medway Festival, Bradford Festival, Imagine Festival (Watford), SO Festival (Skegness), Summer Southside (Birmingham), Appetite Festival (Stoke), St Albans Festival, Peterborough Festival, Out There Festival (Great Yarmouth) and Derby Festé.

Touring in 2014: Salisbury Festival, Ashbourne Festival, City of London Festival, Theater op de Markt, Dommelhof, TheaterFestival Boulevard, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Gulbenkian Festival Kent, Confluences Normandes, Chateau Thierry & Abbeville, France, Lievin, Artois, France.

Touring in 2015: Fit Career in Spain, Royal Opera House in London & Wales Centre

Touring in 2016: Leicester & Doncaster

Reviews

“Set to a pulsating score, it was heart warming and heartbreaking at the same time. This was art accessible for the masses.” ***** The Argus, Brighton
Performances:
  • Festival Les Accroche-Coeurs, France

    September 8th, 9th & 10th
    FREE
Choreographed by Shaun Parker
Performed by C-12 Dance Theatre Music by Nick Wales Produced by Adam Towndrow, C-12 Dance Theatre and Olivia Ansell, Shaun Parker Company.

Length: 20 Minutes Commissioned by Without Walls. Special thanks to British Council Scale: Mid Scale Outdoor