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Motherland animation - Vincent Dance Theatre

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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.

TOUR DATES:

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

20th & 21st November 2012 Warwick Arts Centre

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