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Rhiannon Faith: Smack That (a conversation) at the Barbican

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Time 19:45
Date 12/06/18
Price £18

Choreographer Rhiannon Faith tackles the complex subject of domestic abuse head on, with her inventive, empowering and participatory performance highlighting human resilience.

Running from: Tuesday 12 - Saturday 16 June 2018.

Meet Beverly. Beverly is having a party and you are invited. There are games, drinks, shared conversation, energetic dance and heartbreaking moments as she bravely gives a raw and honest account of surviving an abusive relationship.

Each member of the all-female cast, a close-knit group of non-performers and dance artists, fearlessly takes on the persona of Beverly to convey turbulent, real experiences. The unusual setting creates a safe space for them to reveal the challenges they have faced and celebrate their endurance with the audience. Faith’s work with a support group at charity Safer Places underpins this show, which seeks to raise social consciousness around domestic abuse by supporting women to openly talk about it.