Commissioned by the Time & Tide Bell organisation; The UPG Team bring their distinctive performance-parkour language together with a vessel made of scaffold and a story told by a child to ask, in the face of rising sea levels, how we avoid having to choose who gets on the boat?
On the Strandline is performed by the Emergent Ensemble – a group of five early career performers brought together in the time of Covid to survive the industry lockdown.
Commissioned by: The Time & Tide Bell Organisation
Supported by: Arts Council England & Creative Civic Change
Directed by: Miranda Henderson & Alister O’Loughlin
Performed by: The UPG Emergent Ensemble – Adie Dove, Talia Sealey, Tim Merrifield, Sam Nancarrow & Angus Capel
Soundtrack by: Chris Umney
Narration by: Ethel-Jean Harvey
Set design & fabrication by: Dan Richardson