Three takes on singledom, and a journey around the hidden spaces of a theatre as Word of Warning takes over Contact…
24 hours. 24 artists. What will be created?
13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Drop by!
Political theatre at it’s best – powerful and emotive. Performed in Russian with English surtitles.
Contacting the World 2012 home performance from Contact Young Actors Company.
See the next generation of poets come together with high profile artists and special guests in a live performance poetry showcase.
Stand-up comedy with Paul Sinha, Debra-Jane Appleby, Tom Allen, Jonathan Mayor, Heena Patel, Sarah Emmott and Kate McCabe.
13 to 25? Creative writing/performance workshop for young people with some experience.
Got something to say? We set a group of new writers a different creative challenge and it’s down to you, the audience, to decide who wins the cash prize!
Two new short plays exploring themes surrounding young fathers and the issues they face in society today, developed from workshops led by Contact Playback.
An evening that pushes dancers to their very limits, leaving you on the edge of your seat.
Writers! How does your work translate to the stage? Find out as your work is read by professional actors. Actors! Get script-in-hand practice. Over 18s.
Contact’s regular fusion of spoken word, Hip Hop and poetry.
Gbolahan Obisesan’s razor-sharp drama.
Contact’s scriptwriting challenge teams up with Burnage Media Arts College.
Manchester’s international five-on-five B-boy Jam. Hosted by Baba Israel, with Mouse Outfit, Dr. Syntax & Freestyle Fictionary.
Exhibitions in June 2012
An exclusive exhibition by photographer Ian Tilton featuring images of The Smiths, The Stone Roses plus much more.