A hairdryer, an oven, a letter opener. The local church, fiscal policy and Marie Kondo’s folding technique. Civilisation is about the things we’ve lost and the things we’ve built. Civilisation is a day in the life of a woman following a tragic event. An experiment in theatrical realism and contemporary dance.
From the creator behind critically acclaimed Lands, Civilisation is a sideways look at the untheatrical reality of loss. Music by ABBA and Bach.
“Complex, raw and insensibly smart, I could watch it for ever” – The Guardian
“Civilisation stays in the head long after its over” – The Stage
“It’s got such scale and ambition and within that, so much nuance. Just does not let you go” – Chris Thorpe
Performers: Sophie Steer, Stefania Pinato, Brannon Yau, Imogen Alvares and Seda Yildiz
Director: Jaz Woodcock-Stewart
Choreographer: Morgann Runacre-Temple and the company
Rehearsal Director: Jessica Wright
Costumes & Set Designer: Charlotte Espiner
Lighting Designer: Alex Fernandes
Stage Manager: Fergus Waldron
Produced by Antler
Associate Producer: Eve Allin
CIVILISATION was awarded the FAST FORWARD FESTIVAL 2021 PRICE in Dresden, Germany
Dates 2022 coming soon…