Dismantle Festival

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A series of events and performances, created and curated by the current cohort of Project 2036, Milli Bhatia, Ingrid Marvin and Nina Segal.

How do we dismantle existing power structures, both in theatre and the wider world? And what should we build in their place?

Through workshops, installations, interactive performance and a house party, Dismantle: a Festival about Power will interrogate these questions.

Throughout their residency, this year’s Project 2036 cohort have committed to widening access and sharing resources. To actively practice the redistribution of power, they have partnered with three Associate Companies, Skin Deep, Art+Feminism and Sisters Uncut, who will deliver the workshop events.

24 July-4 Aug 2018

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still smiling from this beautiful queer love story by @twilkeyway that pushes new boundaries, has its audience in s… https://t.co/cSQhlNeme7
Dom O'Hanlon
@dom_ohanlon
16 Feb
‘The High Table’ by @twilkeyway, currently on at the @bushtheatre, is such a beautiful theatrical offering. The a… https://t.co/FR3ToLx7Tr
Decolonially Queer
@decolonialqueer
16 Feb
My twitter echo chamber was correct The High Table @bushtheatre IS truly incredible. @twilkeyway 👏🏼👏🏼😮
frances holgeth
@francesholgeth
15 Feb
The High Table @bushtheatre tackles deep rooted prejudice with sensitivity and humour. It is a total joy and had th… https://t.co/s3CYxGzgf2
Lucy
@Lucyonthego
15 Feb
I saw #thehightable @bushtheatre on Thursday and it’s still with me. LOVED it, @twilkeyway has mastered the balance… https://t.co/xR8DBQrzPo
Ros Chase
@Ros9115
15 Feb
We know how to do press nights at @bushtheatre! Yes @twilkeyway @DanielLBailey and the whole team. What a smash!!!! https://t.co/rW2LQYrKVF
Deirdre O'Halloran
@deirdre_OH
14 Feb

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