PERFORMING LINES & NORPA (AUSTRALIA) AND DANCE TOURING PARTNERSHIP PRESENT

The Farm

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Education

This autumn, the award-winning Australian dance theatre company The Farm is performing its first UK tour of Cockfight in October 2017.

Cockfight is a comical, combative and ultimately tender performance that explores masculinity and pushes the limits of physical theatre. 

Free activity & resources

Meet the Company – Q&A
Duration: 20 mins
Free to ticket holders

The Afterglow
Duration: 20 mins
Free to ticket holders (Capacity 25) (not Chester; Oxford; Ipswich)
Join in a post-show meditation to retain the afterglow and shared experience of seeing Cockfight. Please check with venues for availability.

Free Education Resource Pack on Cockfight by The Farm
Aimed at students of dance and performance including Arts Award, GCSE, A Level and BTEC plus anyone interested in what dance can be. Featuring: Background information on the company & production; Links to GCSE, A Level, BTEC syllabus; Tour, workshop and wider participation details.
Download the Free Education Pack here

Workshops

For further details and how to book any of the following workshops please email education@dancetouringpartnership.co.uk

The C word: A workshop on criticism
Duration: 1 hour / £50 + VAT & local travel per workshop (Capacity 16)
Suitable for: Anyone interested in how we talk about art & be more helpful when sharing feedback.

Farming together: partnering skills
Duration: 2 hours / £225 + VAT & local travel per workshop
Suitable for: Students aged 15 + studying performance / dance or trained performers
A focus on the communication between two people when they work together. The class is extremely fun - encouraging self-discovery and present moment awareness.

Meat & Bone
Duration: 2 hours / £225 + VAT and local travel per workshop
Suitable for Students aged 15+ studying performance / dance / trained performers
A technique class teaching the dancer how to gain maximum power in movement with minimal effort through the use of momentum.

The Subtle Body
Duration: 1.5 hours / £225 + VAT and local travel per workshop
Suitable for Students aged 15 + studying performance / dance or trained performers
A workshop amalgamating different techniques, including Chi Gung, contemporary dance, floor work, yoga and theatre.

Yoga Chi-Gung
Duration: 1.5 hours / £225 + VAT and local travel per workshop
Suitable for Adults or Students aged 15+
A Yoga Chi Gung workshop plus influences from Alexander Technique and Awareness Through Movement/Feldenkrais.

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Originally commissioned by NORPA and supported by DanceNorth, Townsville; the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Cairns (COCA); Arts Queensland and the Australia Council for the Arts, and toured by Performing Lines. The Farm is supported by the Gold Coast City Council. UK tour is funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and presented by Dance Touring Partnership. Photos by Darcy Grant and Kate Holmes

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