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    Saturn Returns

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    Sun 17 Jan, 2pm
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    Performance & dance
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    Illustration artwork: two figures on the sea, dancing in the rain looking over a full moon
    Natalie Cooper

    Writer and director Sonny Nwachukwu gives an interactive insight into his choreopoem with a live spoken word extract.

    Saturn Returns explores the psychospiritual clashes produced in Black people by the weight of history.

    Experience a live spoken word extract from two performers and discover more about the creative process.

    Sonny Nwachukwu’s multi-disciplinary work, primarily focusing on the African and Caribbean diaspora, spans writing, poetry, dance, theatre and anything that lies beyond.

    Nwachukwu’s academic background in psychology informs much of his work, which often tackles issues seen as taboo or ‘different’.

    Receiving his dance training from West African and dancehall teachers, Nwachukwu has performed with Afrobeats and dancehall artists across the UK and at venues including Sadler’s Wells and SSE Arena, Wembley.

    In 2019 Nwachukwu was awarded an Unlimited and Spirit of 2012 commission to create his first full-length work, entitled Circles, A choreopoem. Other works include Triple Threat (2019). Nwachukwu is the founder of GatewayArts Productions.

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    This event is British Sign Language interpreted (BSL) and Speech-to-Text transcribed (STT).


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    Dates

    Sun 17 Jan 2021, 2pm

    Approximate run time: 60 mins

    Price

    • Standard entryFree, but ticketed

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