7 September, The Brit School, 7pm

A Graceful Act Of Stupidity

Join two flight attendants as they take you on a journey that slips seamlessly between the everyday and the poetic. Brace yourself for a playful, yet poignant ride on this most unusual aeroplane, fast-propelling you towards the inevitable.

Danced with charm and cheek, the two performers interweave delicious full-bodied dancing with spoken word, gestural detail and British Sign Language. This masterful choreography is a microcosm of joy and pathos.

A Graceful Act of Stupidity is your entire life in a moment. It’s time to check-in.

The work promises both laughter and tears. This beautiful new duet is created by New Art Club’s Tom Roden draws on his experience as theatre-maker, comedian, choreographer and dancer. Playing with archetypes, this funny and impassioned performance will confound expectations and encourage you to question the way you see the world.

Candoco Dance Company is the contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers.

At the heart of Candoco’s work are national and international productions, created by world-class choreographers for audiences to enjoy. Alongside these, the learning projects and activities provide access to the highest quality of work for people to participate in contemporary dance for pure enjoyment, or as part of a developing career.

Candoco are a passionate, dedicated team of people and who want to show what dance can be, and who can dance.

Photo by Chris Nash

Candoco Dance Company