- Venue: Courtyard Theatre
- Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes
- Age Guidance: 16+
- Other: Contains very loud, sustained noise and strobe lighting. This performance contains surtitles and no dialogue.
More Information on GUERRILLA
What do the young generation think about Europe today? What anxieties about the future preoccupy them as they go about their lives? El Conde de Torrefiel, one of the most exciting and provocative theatre companies to emerge from Spain in recent years, explore this in their newest work.
Guerrilla is a dark comedy about the awakening of awareness. It presents the confused, contradictory inner universe of a group of people that inhabit the same moment in time, move through the same city, share the collective consciousness of the same continent, and are affected by the same consequences.
This epic, visceral performance features a company of local participants. The action is made up of three distinct parts (a rave, Tai Chi class, and conference) and unfolds in a dystopian future in three different cities. As the crowd dance, talk and listen, their most intimate thoughts are revealed.
Guerrilla is presented as part of Transform 17, a festival of bold, local & international theatre
Location: West Yorkshire Playhouse, Courtyard Theatre
Photo Credit: Luisa Gutierrez
Co-produced by Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels), Steirischer Herbst Festival (Gratz), Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival (Groningen). Project co-produced by NXTSTP, with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union. With the support of Graner, Centre de Creació Barcelona, ICEC – Generalitat de Catalunya, INAEM, Ministerio de Cultura de España. Supported by Institut Ramon Llull. Performances at Transform 17 presented by Transform in collaboration with Gateshead International Festival of Theatre.
A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.Sing Along
Singalong with the cast in this exclusive performance. Join in as loud as you like, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.Post Show Discussion
Parent & Baby Performance
A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.
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- - Captioned
- - Signed
- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance
- - Post Show Discussion
- - Sing Along
- - Parent & Baby Performance