Searching and Knowing

Dance, Physical Theatre and Circus (opera, dance)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

World premiere live vocal piece with movement and electronic score, expressing the journey through a breast magnetic imaging test. Soprano, priest, coach, and survivor Joyce Parry Moore joins two dancers to create healing images of Valkyries, playing children, shaman. German composer Stefan Hakenberg set Parry-Moore’s poetry – influenced by Psalm 139 and the words of medieval mystic Dame Julian of Norwich – to vocal music, and the sounds recorded from an actual breast MRI into accompaniment, painting the inner experience of a woman’s search to knit herself back together with humour and grace. Post-show discussion.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Entrance to venue is down one flight of stairs from York Place in external courtyard, then access to space is down a further half flight of stairs from foyer, through bar and up one flight of stairs to space. Alternative level access to bar from Dublin Street Lane South by advance arrangement (phone 0131 581 5552), then up on flight of stairs to space. Toilets are on Dublin Street Lane South/bar level, one flight of stairs down from space, and on foyer level, unadapted.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • 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
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices