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Deeds Not Words

Commission by Queen’s Hall Arts




Showing at

The Main Theatre

Thursday 31 January 7.30pm
Tickets: £14.50 / £12.50 (Members / benefit conc) / £7.50 (student)

To mark the 2018 centenary of the Representation of the People’s Act 1918 (where some women over 30+ won the right to vote in the UK), Abbott Dance Theatre presents Deeds Not Words, a moving, energetic piece of dance theatre highlighting and commemorating women’s suffrage in the UK.

Featuring choral music and dance from local community groups, soundscape by Breifne Holohan and music composed by Jessica Dannheisser (BBC One’s Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley)

Running time: 60 minutes (no interval)
Age: 11+ (contains partial nudity)

Images by Tina Wotherspoon Photography

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Aged 50 or over and have a passion for the arts? Join the community cast!

Abbott Dance Theatre is seeking 15 members of the local community to play the roles of suffragettes/suffragists and their male/female supporters and opponents, for the upcoming performance of Deeds Not Words on  Thursday 31st January 2019 at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham.  
No prior dance experience is needed, just the desire to take part and the ability to commit to one 3 hour taster workshop (date TBC) and a rehearsal weekend prior to the performance.  
Interested in taking part? Please contact email Artistic Director Kristin Kelly-Abbott

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