13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.
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.
New work-in-progress exploring identity, uncertainty, the false gods of X Factor and ambition, and what happens when you accidentally audition for a girl band.
A boisterous night of word, music and visual art with two open slams — for ages 13-17, and 18+
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.
The largest youth drama festival in the UK returns to Contact with four half-hour productions of different Shakespeare plays each night.
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.
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!
The return of theatre innovators Forced Entertainment…
SOLD OUT Stunning physical theatre, mime and lip-syncing bring to life the last words of fallen icons including Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe…
SOLD OUT Not Black enough, Queer enough, sweet enough, sexy enough…all mixed up? DawN Crandell mixes poetry, movement, and a life-long love of Prince in a fun night out…
Musicians and visual artists from New York and Manchester jam across time and space using telepresence technology.
Contact’s regular fusion of spoken word, Hip Hop and poetry.
A beautiful retelling of Homer’s classic tale using hand-drawn paper puppets brought to life through live cinema & music.
Exhibitions in November 2012
Location Relative is Blank Media Collective’s first exhibition in partnership with Contact.