A man sits in front of a large red heart with light bulbs on the edge wearing a suit and holding a rose. There is a square cut out of the heart and  and a another man (Cupid) sits with his torso visible, resting his arms on the frame.

New Art Club | Cupids Revenge

The Place Theatre
17 Duke's Road
Event time
14 Oct 2021 - 16 Oct 2021
14 Oct 2021
15 Oct 2021
16 Oct 2021

The latest dance theatre comedy show by groundbreaking performance company, New Art Club, is a joyful, physical and verbal out burst against the forces that masquerade as love. Mythical love that drives the creation of the universe and everything in it. Romantic love. Love between friends. Love between you and the people you love. It is funny,sad and reflective.It is not a story but it holds lots of stories inside it. In that way it is like you. It has a flickering heart that has crashed to earth.

With New Art Club’s dexterous physicality this impossibly big topic is broken open and brought vividly to life.Cupid’s Revenge is an attempt to bring audiences together in a defiant act of unity and love.

"dynamic, physical, touching and hilarious " - Broadway Baby on Feel About Your Body ★★★★

"Physical comedy with brains, I laughed ‘til my face hurt." - The Observer on Feel About Your Body

Duration: 60 minutes

Commissioned by Pavilion Dance South West and supported by Cambridge Junction, CIRID, De Montfort University and using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England 

About New Art Club

New Art Club is pioneering choreographers, artists, comedy theatre makers and performers Pete Shenton and Tom Roden. They have been presenting ground-breaking performances nationally and internationally since 2001. Their work has been translated into French and Mandarin and has been performed in a variety of venues and settings including The Royal Opera House, a half empty pub in Halifax and Wembley Stadium. They were Place Prize finalists in 2004 and won The Edinburgh Spotlight Best Comedy Award in 2010.

Roundhouse, Camden
The Roundhouse is a venue and youth arts charity rooted in Camden. They work with thousands of young people each year to improve their lives through creativity. They run year-round projects for 11–30-year-olds - ranging from school music projects to accelerator programmes for creative entrepreneurs.
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