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Published on Sep 7, 2012
MOTHERLAND is a funny, moving show about having it all. Blending dance, text and live music, VDT's brilliant, international cast of 11 men, women and children ask 'what do we hope for now?' Inching its way through airbrushed beauty, boob jobs and Botox, victim-blaming, slut-shaming, the might of motherhood and the challenge of childlessness, Motherland is a funny and moving show about having it all. Spurred on by Simone de Beauvoir, Caitlin Moran and the Spice Girls, Vincent goes into battle with the big boys, arguing against a narrow, over-sexualized definition of femininity to ask what it is that we really, really want. http://www.motherland.org.uk/
Motherland is commissioned by Brighton Dome and Festival, South East Dance, Corn Exchange Newbury, The Point Eastleigh and Peak Performances @ Montclair State University, USA.
5th October 2012 Corn Exchange, Newbury
11th October 2012 The Point, Eastleigh
17th October 2012 The Junction, Cambridge
23rd October 2012 Corn Exchange, Brighton
1st & 2nd November 2012 The Patrick Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome
8th, 9th & 10th November 2012 The Place, London
13th November 2012 Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield
15th November 2012 Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster Institute for Contemporary Arts
19th November 2012 Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff