Welcome to The Monocle, where nothing is impossible!
This highly virtuosic contemporary dance performance featuring the voluptuous jazz chanteuse Imogen Banks presents the untold story of Le Monocle, a secretly notorious lesbian cabaret in 1930s Paris. Inside The Monocle the air is thick, warm and wavy with secrets and sensuality. Women laugh loudly, drink the night away and abandon themselves into smooth and passionate dances. Just for one night, be our guest at The Monocleand experience the joy of what it feels like to be in a truly safe space.
There are a limited of 8 VIP seats available for this show where you can truly immersive yourself into this vibrant and exciting show. Please get in touch here if you would like to reserve one of these seats.
“Mathieu offers us a gift here: the opportunity to see what it looks like to be free in a safe space” Helen Redfern – NARC Magazine
“The piece is a fascinating interpretation of a historical moment in Europe helping to make subcultures visible” Tamzin Mackie – Culture North East
The performance contains scenes of a sensual nature, adult themes, partial nudity and reference to chest binding.
Age recommendation: 13+ – under 16 accompanied by an adult.
Choreographer: Mathieu Geffré
Associate Director: Andrew Gardiner
Performers: Alyssa Lisle, Imogen Banks, Natassa Argyropoulou, Zara Phillips
Composer: James Keane
Set and Costumes: Helen Hebert and Nate Gibson
Light Designer: Josh Harriette
Production Manager: Rachel Shipp
Creative Producer: Rachel Jean Birch
Audio Description is available for this performance – please bring your own device.