Hold Tight | Vincent Dance Theatre - Riley Theatre

At the Riley Theatre

hold tight | vincent dance theatre
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Saturday 19th November 2022

Home is where our story begins. It’s not always a place – it’s a condition, a feeling, a sense of connection. It shapes who we are.

Hold Tight explores how adverse childhood experiences, abrupt change and separation can impact young people’s lives.

With four adults and three young people on stage, accompanied by testimonies from care-experienced teenagers in the UK and folk songs recorded with Ukrainian refugees in Poland, Vincent Dance Theatre’s production reflects on home, family and belonging and how, when we long for intimacy and connection, sometimes we just have to Hold Tight.

Suitable for ages 14+

Warnings: This production contain scenes that some people may find upsetting

Running time: 90 mins

Tickets:£12 (£8)


“Vincent explores the visceral emotional labour involved in surviving – and creating –

– The Psychologist on In Loco Parentis, 2020

About the company

Vincent Dance Theatre produces powerful and engaging dance theatre, accompanied by extensive programmes of social engagement and professional development work. Artistic Director Charlotte Vincent is considered ‘one of the UK’s leading female choreographer/directors’ and ‘one of the most important feminist artists working in Britain today’ (The Observer). Vincent Dance Theatre is an international ensemble of multi-tasking collaborators who devise interdisciplinary performance that challenges conventional values in dance and gender politics.