Overview

Recommended Age Guideline 14+

groupwork

In a small town in upstate New York a group of teenage girls starts behaving strangely: twitching and stuttering uncontrollably and without any cause. The girls’ story catches the public imagination.

But is it a case of mass hysteria? Or something darker?

Borrowing from the genres of documentary podcasts and horror films, The Afflicted is a highly physical, visual piece
of dance theatre and the inaugural production of new Scottish company groupwork, made up of a team of multi-talented, award-winning artists.

Notes: Contains strobing lights/images and scenes that some may find distressing.

“ … an explosive exploration into hysteria, female agency,sexuality.”
Anna Hodgart, NTS, The Afflicted work inprogress, 2018

Summerhall, view map
July 31

Preview 19:30 (60mins) | £5

Aug 2

Preview 19:30 (60mins) | £8

Aug 3-25 (not 12)

19:30 (60mins) | £14 / £10conc.

Aug 5, 6

2for1

July 31 - Aug 25 (not 1, 12)

All performances are captioned

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Creative credits

Produced in association with ThickSkin and with support from Tramway.

Creative Team

Direction: Finn den Hertog, Vicki Manderson
Choreography: Vicki Manderson
Text and dramaturgy: Jake Jeppson

Performances

Summerhall

  • July 31
  • Aug 2
  • Aug 3-25 (not 12)
  • Aug 5, 6
  • July 31 - Aug 25 (not 1, 12)

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