RAW (Rhythm and Words) RAW (Rhythm and Words)
Free
Our regular open mic for poets, vocalists and MCs. More Information

CTW16: Welcome to Manchester CTW16: Welcome to Manchester
£11 FULL // £6 CONC.
A dynamic celebration of our city's most exciting artists to kick off Contacting the World 2016. More Information Book Now

CTW16: Imitation Games CTW16: Imitation Games
£11 FULL // £6 CONC.
Sixty young theatre-makers from Belgium, Hong Kong, Denmark, Portugal and the UK create a new performance, exploring themes of Artificial Intelligence, communication and translation. More Information Book Now

CTW16: RAW (Rhythm and Words) CTW16: RAW (Rhythm and Words)
FREE
Join us for a RAW (Rhythm and Words) festival special. More Information Book Now

CTW16: Mixed Movement CTW16: Mixed Movement
FREE
A special festival edition of Contact's open stage event for dancers. More Information Book Now

Spymonkey: The Complete Deaths Spymonkey: The Complete Deaths
£15 FULL // £10 CONC.
There are 75 onstage deaths in the works of William Shakespeare - Spymonkey will perform them all. More Information Book Now

The 8th Black And Asian Writers Conference: Lemn Sissay The 8th Black And Asian Writers Conference: Lemn Sissay
£13 FULL // £7 CONC.
Lemn Sissay MBE closes this year's 8th Black and Asian Writers Conference. More Information Book Now

Belarus Free Theatre: Burning Doors Belarus Free Theatre: Burning Doors
£15 FULL // £10 CONC.
A blazingly contemporary new work from radical underground company Belarus Free Theatre and Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokina. More Information Book Now

Peaches Christ and Jinkx Monsoon: Return To Grey Gardens Peaches Christ and Jinkx Monsoon: Return To Grey Gardens
£25 FULL // £15 CONC.
Peaches Christ, Jinkx Monsoon, Cheddar Gorgeous, Anna Phylactic and guests star in a theatrical comedy spoof that pays homage to Grey Gardens. More Information Book Now

Young Identity: Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants Young Identity: Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants
£11 FULL // £6 CONC.
Celebrating 10 years of Manchester's next generation of poets. More Information Book Now

Upswing: Bedtime Stories Upswing: Bedtime Stories
£13 FULL // £7 CONC. // £5 UNDER 10s.
Tucked up with family and friends, take this chance to unwind and be dazzled by circus pioneers Upswing. More Information Book Now

Andy Field: Lookout Andy Field: Lookout
£7 FULL // £5 CONC.
A one-to-one encounter between one adult audience member and one child performer somewhere high up overlooking the city. More Information Book Now

Home Is...ILÉ LA WA Home Is...ILÉ LA WA
£11 FULL // £6 CONC.
Home Is... explores the concept of home and what happens when your idea of home conflicts with the reality. More Information Book Now

Candoco Dance Company Candoco Dance Company
£13 FULL // £7 CONC.
A double bill from the cutting-edge company of disabled and non-disabled dancers that invites audiences to consider what dance can be. More Information Book Now

Open Clasp Theatre Company: Key Change Open Clasp Theatre Company: Key Change
£15 FULL // £10 CONC.
A raw and illuminating portrayal of women in prison. More Information Book Now

Greg Wohead: Comeback Special Greg Wohead: Comeback Special
£13 FULL // £7 CONC.
A re-enactment of Elvis Presley’s 1968 Comeback Special. Sort of. What happens if the Comeback comes back? More Information Book Now

Gary Clarke Company: COAL Gary Clarke Company: COAL
£15 FULL // £10 CONC.
Marking the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1984/85 British Miners’ strike, award-winning choreographer Gary Clarke proudly presents COAL. More Information Book Now

Contact and Slung Low: The Siege Of Christmas Contact and Slung Low: The Siege Of Christmas
£13 FULL // £7 CONC. // £5 UNDER 5s.
A theatrical adventure for young audiences and the taller people that look after them. More Information Book Now

  • Demi Nandhra announced as Contact Flying Solo Commissioned Artist

    Contact is pleased to announce Demi Nandhra as this year's Contact Flying Solo Commission winner.
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  • Contact hosts Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS) placement

    We are pleased to announce Elmi Ali will join us on a three month director placement with RTYDS.
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  • Contact announces Dil Sidhu as the new Chair of the Board

    Contact announces Dil Sidhu as the new Chair of the Board.
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Demi Nandhra announced as Contact Flying Solo Commissioned Artist


Published by contactmcr on June 23rd 2016.

Contact is pleased to announce Demi Nandhra as this year's Contact Flying Solo Commission winner. Read more.

Latest Blog Post

Contact hosts Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS) placement


Published by contactmcr on June 21st 2016.

We are pleased to announce Elmi Ali will join us on a three month director placement with RTYDS. Read more.

Latest Blog Post

Contact announces Dil Sidhu as the new Chair of the Board


Published by contactmcr on June 14th 2016.

Contact announces Dil Sidhu as the new Chair of the Board. Read more.

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Contacting the World: Update!


Published by Contacting the World on May 31st 2016.

Contacting the World 2016 is fast approaching! Here’s a little update on how we’ve been preparing… Read more.

Contact is changing - find out more about our exciting plans...

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