Performance & Workshops of Continent Chop Chop coming to Liverpool in November
What are the connections between climate change and poverty?
How does the wider climate of austerity and scapegoating of migrants connect with climate change?
And why should anyone care when they don’t have enough to eat?
/crossing continents and historical boundaries//
//colliding refugee testimony with PR speak//
//imperial anthems versus Xhosa song//
A performance of the national touring show Continent Chop Chop will be held at
Lantern Theatre, 3pm, Sunday 15th November
In partnership with Collective Encounters, Virtual Migrants bring their touring show, Continent Chop Chop to Liverpool. ‘Continent Chop Chop’ is a touring transmedia production linking narratives of climate change to the broader issues of poverty, race and social justice. Using interwoven narratives portrayed through music, poetry, and projected imagery, it will ask:
You can reserve your free ticket via lanterntheatreliverpool.co.uk or call 0151 345 6266 and we’ll do it for you.
Keep up to date with developments for this piece on twitter #ContintentChopChop
As part of the national tour Manchester based arts collective Virtual Migrants is looking for adults to take part in a day of workshops. We’re looking for people, poets, rappers, beatboxers, actors, who’ve got something to say about the world we’re living in, whether it’s about the crisis in Syria, benefits cuts or the world getting warmer.
Workshops will take place: Wednesday 4th November, 2 – 4.30pm and 6 – 8.30pm at MPAC, Bridport Street, near Lime Street Station. Material generated in the workshops will be performed as part of the larger professional touring piece 3 to 5pm on Sunday 15th November at the Lantern Theatre. We will provide refreshments and can pay travel expenses for anyone who wants to take part.
If you would lie to take part: Just send us a paragraph about why and what experience you have already (it’s not a problem if you’ve never performed before). The address is email@example.com. Please put “Continent Chop Chop workshops” in the header, and make sure you give us your contact information. If you need help, please call 0151 345 6266.