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Lay Down Your Burdens Pre-Show Talk

Members' Event

A person stands in the middle of a donut-shaped bar. Four people sit around the bar, they raise their left hands and look up to the sky in synchronisation.

Learn what it means to make socially-conscious dance theatre at this free talk with Rhiannon Faith Company.

Get a unique insight into the research-led practice of Rhiannon Faith Company. They're a tender dance theatre company with social change at the heart. Learn about their unique style of dance theatre at this free talk. See Lay Down Your Burdens from many perspectives with observations from the company. Hear from Rhiannon Faith (Choreographer and Artistic Director) and Maddy Morgan (Executive Director).

Lay Down Your Burdens was grown out of conversations with communities and developed from real-life experiences of the company. Their work gives you space to consider the meaning and importance of community.

You'll have the chance to join in the discussion with a Q&A chaired by Toni Racklin (Barbican's Head of Theatre & Dance).

This talk is offered to Barbican Members only. Barbican Members are welcome to bring a guest, they must have their own ticket.

The talk will be from approx 6-7pm, before the evening's performance. Please note that tickets to Lay Down Your Burdens must be purchased separately. 


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See more theatre and dance for less

Get 20% off tickets and pay no booking fees. Plus, enjoy priority booking and Member-only pre-show talks and open rehearsals (T&Cs apply)

Frobisher Room 5