Refuse at Company Chameleon Studios

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Image courtesy of Company Chameleon

Refuse at Company Chameleon Studios, Manchester 9 June 2023 Tickets from £8.00 — Book now

Manchester-based Company Chameleon present a brand-new outdoor dance work choreographed by the company’s Co-Artistic Director Kevin Turner. Inspired by the painting, The Raft of the Medusa (1819) by Théodore Géricault, Refuse explores themes around migration and the plight of asylum seekers today.

A play on words, Refuse brings home the raw reality of people being refused and treated like refuse, when they leave their homeland in search of a better life.

Billed as “Chameleon’s most ambitious outdoor choreography to date”, the piece features a cast of six dance artists and an intelligent set design by Celia Perkins.

This world premiere show is super accessible – audiences can choose to experience the performance in-person at Company Chameleon Studios or watch online via a live broadcast.

Refuse at Company Chameleon Studios, Manchester 9 June 2023 Tickets from £8.00 Book now

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