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  • Venue: Courtyard Theatre
  • Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Age: 16+
  • Other: Contains very loud, sustained noise and strobe lighting. This performance contains surtitles and no dialogue.
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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.


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Captioned Performance

Open captioning allows theatre goers with varying degrees of hearing to view the full text as it is spoken or sung, including sound effects and off stage noises. These appear on a scrolling screen, positioned on or at the side of the stage.

British Sign Language Interpreted

A Signed performance is the usual full production with the addition of a British Sign Language Interpreter who stands on the stage interpreting the show for 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

A relaxed performance with adaptations to technical aspects of the show, flexible seating options and a relaxed attitude to audience responses and movement in the auditorium. In our front of house space we will have a quiet room, clearer visual markers and signage, and additional staff and volunteers trained to sensitively and respectfully welcome people living with dementia and their supporters to this show.

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