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Protein on tour with Border Tales

Border Tales, Protein’s satirical look at the messy melting pot of multicultural Britain gets a Brexit make-over for its tour this autumn.

Connecting people with dance by unpacking the foibles of everyday life, Luca Silvestrini’s Protein has a national reputation for accessibility without compromising quality. Its 2014 production Border Tales focusses on the space between “us” and “them”, as seen through the immigrant eyes of six party-goers and their British-born host, performed by an international cast of dancers. With an engaging blend of dance, dialogue and live music, the result is a funny, honest and sometimes discomforting commentary on stereotypical thinking and casual racism, portraying Britain as a place where the novelty of cultural diversity has worn off, fusion is starting to taste bland and harmonious living has become rather tricky.

02 Nov                 The Point Eastleigh
03 Nov                 Pavilion Dance South West Bournemouth
04 Nov                 House Plymouth University
08 Nov                 Mumford Theatre Cambridge
09 Nov                 Forest Arts Walsall
10 Nov                 Nottingham Lakeside Arts
11 Nov                 Curve Theatre Leicester
13-18 Nov           The Place London
21 Nov                 Arc Theatre Stockton

Border Tales is a big, brave, cacophonous attempt to show what it means to live in multicultural Britain today”  Judith Mackrell, Guardian