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2015

There were six performances from Warwick graduate companies and alumni artists at the 2015 festival. Dumbshow, FellSwoop and IATL celebrated the University’s 50th anniversary with a double-bill, a sound installation and an exhibition of materials in Warwick 2065 on Tuesday 3 November. The critically acclaimed FellSwoop presented their new show Ghost Opera and the triple National Student Drama Festival award winning Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons from Walrus returned on Wednesday 4 November. On Thursday 5 November, Tit4Twat blurred lines between interactive theatre, live art and cabaret in Losers and the multi-award-winning Barrel Organ brought their latest Edinburgh success Some People Talk About Violence to Coventry. The 2015 Emerge Laboratory was co-facilitated by Jonathan Heron (IATL/Fail Better Productions) and Anna Harpin (Theatre and Performance Studies/Idiot Child) with support from Warwick Arts Centre. The schedule was as follows:

Tuesday 3 November

 

 

Performances

7.45pm

Warwick 2065 featuring:
7.45-8.15pm Dumbshow HMS
8.15-8.30pm Sound Installation HMS
8.30-8.45pm Exhibition/Interval FOH
8.45-9.15pm FellSwoop STUDIO

Exhibition (continued all week): Performance and the University, curated by IATL

 

Wednesday 4 November 

Lab – Helen Martin Studio

1-5pm

Co-facilitated by Heron & Harpin

Panel – Helen Martin Studio

5.45 – 7pm

Writing for/about performance (Chaired by Anna Harpin)

Panellists included Billy Barrett, Lulu Raczka & Sam Steiner.

Performances

7.45pm

7.45pm FellSwoop – Ghost Opera
9.15pm Walrus - Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

 

 

Thursday 5 November 

Lab – Helen Martin Studio

1-5pm

Co-facilitated by Heron & Harpin

Panel – Helen Martin Studio

5.45 – 7pm

Craft and Graft: technical/production roles (Chaired by Wallace McDowell)

Panellists included: Howard Potts & David Tanqueray.

Performances

7.45pm

7.45pm Tit 4 Twat – Losers
9.15pm Barrel Organ – Some People Talk About Violence