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Performance

VenueNorthern Stage
TownNewcastle upon Tyne
CountyTyne and Wear
From25th September 2019
To26th September 2019
When19:30
What is currently on at Northern Stage (V568)

Gary Clarke Company

Gary Clarke CompanyT1824359179


Archive :: production:T1824359179, dance or ballet:S0170566305, venue:V568
Current production:Tour/Production

Wasteland

In the 90's illegal rave scene, derelict warehouses and abandoned work spaces become home for a new-found community of music and dance. Gary Clarke Company BOOK NOW REVIEWS ACCESS In 1994 hundreds of coal miners hung up their pit boots as Grimethorpe Colliery was destroyed, along with the tight-knit working-class community that surrounded it. Wasteland Gary Clarke's sequel to COAL, looks at how two generations coped in this era of radical upheaval. As we see one generation grind to a halt, we follow the next into the 90's illegal rave scene, where derelict warehouses and abandoned work spaces became home for a new-found community of music and dance. Bringing together Clarke's vivid physical dance language performed by a company of exceptional dancers, a community cast of male singers, brass musicians, archive film footage, a powerful rave soundscore and unique artwork by Jimmy Cauty (co-founder of The KLF), WASTELAND dives head first into a gritty story of loss, hope, escapism and survival.

Company

Director Gary Clarke
Producer Annabel Dunbar
DramaturgLou Cope
Costume Ryan Dawson Laight
Design Ryan Dawson Laight
Lighting Charles Webber
Musical Director Steven Roberts
Sound Daniel Thomas

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