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.
13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.
A powerful new play combining hard-hitting text with multimedia to create a unique immersive experience.
A jaw-dropping night of circus with film and evocative live music.
13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.
Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.
Amiri Baraka in conversation, with support from Young Identity. Part of Manchester Literature Festival.
Contact’s regular fusion of spoken word, Hip Hop and poetry.
A dance double-bill with a blistering soundtrack.
Heart-warming & hilarious tale of two women, direct from rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe, and starring two of South Africa’s most beloved comediennes Lesego Motsepe & Hlengiwe Lushaba.
Stunning dance theatre production enriched by dance, song, and African storytelling.
Manchester’s ONLY open-stage event for dancers, with solos to improvised music and spontaneous duets. All styles welcome.
The tale of two mothers bound together by a senseless act of murder in a tour-de-force solo performance from Thembi Mtshali-Jones.
A pop-up peformance in the Township Cafe directly after Mother to Mother.
A special one-off event featuring some of the UK’s best vocalists, musicians and performers alongside the Sibikwa Arts African Indigenous Orchestra.
What happens when a 15-year-old boy discovers he can move things with his mind? Will he try to win the heart of the girl, or take revenge on his classmates and teachers? Powerful coming-of-age story.
A night of gravity-defying b-boy action, slick popping, and Hip Hop moves that will blow you away.
Tickle your taste buds with fresh bite-sized pieces of new theatre at Sweet Mandarin in the Northern Quarter.
A heart-warming journey through transplant medicine, guided by your very own doctor.
Exhibitions in October 2012
Location Relative is Blank Media Collective’s first exhibition in partnership with Contact.