Black Sheep

Theatre (music, political)

  • Assembly Rooms - Powder Room
  • 21:00
  • Aug 27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Livia Kojo Alour
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

After moving to London to live within a more diverse community, Livia learns that the self-hate feelings she experienced all her life are internalised racism and survival techniques. While building her career in the circus industry she grows tired of playing a stereotype and starts unpacking layers to grow and overcome. She uses poetry, music and performance to speak about the challenges a Black woman faces when daring to move into her power. Carving out a place for herself as one of the UK's up-and-coming Black voices, Livia presents a performance that is timely, unsettling and powerful.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Situated on an astroturfed outdoor site.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
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  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Keva St. Fort 48 days ago

What a beautiful and emotional show. A great mix of dance, song, spoken word, activism, and wait.... what! Roller skates. Don't miss out on this great solo performance. Colorful and unique.

William Brown 48 days ago

A fascinating look at a fascinating person. She combines poetry, song, spoken word, and movement, costume changes, truth telling, a small bit of audience cooperation, and more to fill an hour in an intimate venue. Very creative. Very talented. And a bit quirky. This old white man throughly enjoyed it.

Connar Klock 49 days ago

This show not only is music, spoken word, politics, identity, it is a DANCE of beauty and shock. Moments with such tenderness and moments with wonderful ferocity. Expertly done by Livia Kojo Alour. I saw it on a recommendation from someone standing in line at another show and am SO happy I went! Don’t miss it!!!


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EU Contemporary Puppetry Platform 41 days ago

Black Sheep is an urgent expression of queer black experience.

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