HULA House at the Crossroads Women’s Centre

Posted at 02:09 on 18 Sep 2015 by Pandora / Blake

Tags: English Collective of Prostitutes, listen to sex workers, politics, sex work

After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and four FOUR STAR reviews, Permanently Visible are bringing their critically acclaimed, Art’s Council England funded show, Hula House to Crossroads Women’s Centre this month.

Hula House - part of Calm Down, Dear the Camden People’s Theatre (CPT) festival of feminist work - is an interactive, site-specific performance, offering an intimate insight into the lives of UK sex workers.   

Inspired by true accounts and stories from interviews obtained with sex workers and women at The English Collective of Prostitutes, Hula House is an immersive, interactive performance featuring dark comedy, physical theatre and audience participation, creating the world of a brothel at a site-specific venue.

By meeting the 'real' women behind the stereotypes, Hula House questions why we don't do more to help those in the sex trade. This unique performance will challenge societal ideas of sex workers, inviting audiences to look more closely at a subject often considered taboo.

"A piece that challenges the way women are dehumanised, not only by some men but also the authorities, and asks us to consider how much we participate in this" ★★★★ The Scotsman, Aug 2015

"A bold, uncompromising piece of theatre... Incredibly brave in its mission. It is well-crafted theatre and I would highly recommend it" - Broadway Baby, Aug 2015

"Brave in its efforts and clever in its execution" ★★★★ - A Younger Theatre, Aug 2015

"A very intelligent and clever piece of work, ... Although the performance may sometimes make the audience ill at ease, it never goes too far..." ★★★★ - TV Bomb, Aug 2015

Dates:
18th & 19th September at 7pm & 9pm (1hr)
25th & 26th September at 7pm & 9pm (1hr)

Tickets: £12 (£10 Concession)

Tickets booked via: http://www.cptheatre.co.uk/showTickets.php?show=783

Or call: 0207 419 4841

ECP/ Women’s Centre Network ticket offer- QUOTE ‘ECP’ when booking for £9 tickets

Once booked, you will receive an email before the performances with more details.


PLEASE NOTE, this performance takes place at the following location:

Crossroads Women's Centre
25 Wolsey Mews
Kentish Town
NW5 2DX
 

About the company:
Permanently Visible was founded in 2012 by Jenny Kondol and Sarah Xanthe. We met training at East 15 Acting School, starting the company from a desire to create meaningful, challenging work across a variety of performance platforms.

@PVISproductions | www.permanentlyvisibleproductions.co.uk

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