Sat, 14 May

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Memorial Gardens

A Weekend Without Walls with Brighton Festival - Future Cargo

A sci-fi dance show performed in a 40-foot haulage truck - a deeply intimate experience within a large-scale dance spectacle. Free ticketed event.

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A Weekend Without Walls with Brighton Festival - Future Cargo

Time & Location

14 May, 20:30 – 21:20

Memorial Gardens, 4 Parkside, Crawley RH10 1EH

About the event

Future Cargo

A truck arrives from an unknown location loaded with a mystery shipment. As the sides roll up a strange and unstoppable process is set into motion. Future Cargo is a sci-fi dance show performed in a 40 foot haulage truck and, lik eall Requardt&Rosenberg’s shows, it delivers the delicate integrity of a deeply intimate experience within a large-scale dance spectacle.

Future Cargo is the latest outdoor work by Frauke Requardt & David Rosenberg. Created with longstanding collaborators, Hannah Clark (set and costume),Ben & Max Ringham(music and sound) and Malcolm Rippeth (lighting design).

Crawley Borough Council, Crawley Town Centre BID and Creative Crawley are pleased to host these performances and work alongside Brighton Festival to bring these amazing, bright, innovative companies to the town centre for a great day of entertainment. Click here for Brighton Festival events in Crawley.

Press about the company:

★★★★‘It’s an intriguing and, at times, humorous performance that inventively blends sound, movement and light to deliver a deeply engaging and captivating show’

‘The performers deliver a remarkable feat’

‘interesting juxtaposition between large scale and intimate, that’s both immersive and yet voyeuristic. This contradiction of scale and engagement gives the overall performance a mesmeric yet eerie feeling.’ Reviews Hub

Reviews for Previous Work

★★★★★ ‘One of the most enjoyably baffling productions I’ve seen in ages’The Guardian(DeadClub™, 2017)

★★★★★‘Magnificently sly and witty dance theatre… stunning’The Stage(DeadClub™,2017)

★★★★★‘Mindblowingly weird immersive dance theatre’ Timeout(DeadClub™, 2017)

Saturday 14th May at 8.30pm (50 mins)

Memorial Gardens, Crawley

Free to attend but booking essential. Book via The Brighton Festival website here to reserve your headphones.

Audio description is available for this performance.

Watch the trailer here

Read the visual story here: Future Cargo Visual Story.

Images by Camilla Greenwell

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