A dancer wearing a blue costume leaning backwards

Clod Ensemble’s Placebo

This is a past event from Manchester Science Festival 2018.

Seven dancers and an audience. A room full of expectation, suggestion and infectious rhythm. What is fake? What is real? What is movement and what is medicine? Be enthralled by this beguiling, bewitching and thought-provoking dance show, one that celebrates the power of placebo and our incredible ability to make ourselves feel better, even when things are falling apart. Placebo continues Clod Ensemble’s reputation for finely-crafted, provocative performance, featuring music from Paul Clark and choreography from Suzy Willson.

Placebo: A Closer Look

Friday 12 October 2018
9pm – 9.30pm

Join Clod Ensemble Artistic Directors Suzy Willson and Paul Clark for a post-show Q&A, chaired by Gianna Bouchard, as they explore the ideas and research that underpin the performance and inspired its carefully crafted choreography.

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Thursday 11 October – Saturday 13 October 2018, 8pm - 9pm

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The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ

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Age guidance

Adults and teenagers 14+

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