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An archive of our spring and summer 2020 digital work.

While we had to cancel the last of our Spring 2020 Contact in the City Performances, over the following months we with various other organisations to bring live performances to your homes and screens. Here’s an archive list of our previous shows:

Young Identity: One Mic Stand – Online

In April, we hosted the first ever One Mic Stand as an entirely online event, featuring special guests, slam competitors and an interactive audience.

Word of Warning + Contact: Works Ahead 2020

Works Ahead 2020 was moved to an online format, with artist Will Dickie performing a in-progress version of his new work White Sun via livestream on Friday 22 May. The performance is now available to watch on YouTube.

Fuel + Uninvited Guests: Love Letters Straight From Your Heart

This 5* show celebrating the music, dedications and declarations of love ‘toured’ virtually to Contact on Wednesday 27 May to perform for a sell-out Zoom-based audience.

Our City Speaks

On Sunday 31 May, We joined forces with Young Identity and Manchester City of Literature for a night of spoken word and poetry, celebrating some of our city’s brightest talents, as part of United We Stream GM.

Be Ill-Disciplined

Artist and Academic Kai Syng Tan hosts this online performance lecture to critically and creatively explore leadership – and to think about yourself as a leader. Saturday 19 September.

Contact’s Ongoing Work During Covid-19

Find out more about everything we’ve been up to this year, publicly and behind the scenes, here.