Taiwan Season: Tomato

Dance, Physical Theatre and Circus (dance, performance art)

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  • Summerhall - TechCube 0
  • 15:10
  • Aug 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-28
  • 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Taiwan (Republic of China)
  • Group: Chou Kuan Jou
  • Warnings and additional info: Nudity, Scenes of a sexual nature
  • 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 2 years
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Created by the gifted young dancer-choreographer Chou Kuan-Jou for herself and two other performers, not to mention a few ripe and shapely red fruit, Tomato is a cultural experience both playful and provocative. Lust and desire take centre stage in a canny, capricious combination of live performance and live camera documentation. This enticingly tasty work is an absurdly funny expression of Chou's ongoing interest in gender issues from a feminist perspective. Here private manifestations of sexuality receive a rib-tickling public spin. Ideal fare, then, for anyone curious about seriously tongue-in-cheek, cross-art form exploration.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Once in the courtyard, take the access ramp into the main reception, take a right down the corridor, past the cafe, through a corridor with neon strip lights in the walls(slightly inclined), past the red lecture and through the double doors into the ground floor of tech cube.
  • Wheelchair access type: Wheelchair accessible (please contact the venue for more information)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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

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