Sound Cistem

Plaster Cast Theatre

Theatre
29 Jan — 06 Feb
Cage - The Vaults, Leake Street
22:10
£11.00
1hr 00m
12+
LGBTQ+ Physical Theatre Verbatim
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Strobe lighting, loud music, references to violence against trans people
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Sound Cistem

Two transgender performers say 'up yours!' to the gender binary and invite you to their radical dance party! Under disco lights, over pulsing music, a queer celebration takes place. Set in nightclubs, Sound Cistem is an exuberant verbatim show about the cisgender gaze on the transgender body. Featuring recorded interviews from trans and non-binary people, a self-love manifesto is made through riotous, glittering disco. This duo keep moving to reject conformity and shame, despite the current transgender debate. See the beauty in these bodies, and your own.

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About Plaster Cast Theatre

Plaster Cast Theatre are a collective of young creatives who make politically engaging theatre, with an emphasis on physical theatre. Our mission is to challenge issues which are heavily misrepresented by the media through raw and provocative forms of physical theatre. 2018's Action Man centred on a homeless veteran with PTSD and received widespread acclaim (**** The Scotsman, Edinburgh49).
Sound Cistem is the winner of the Meera Syal award for new work.

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Sound Cistem

Plaster Cast Theatre

Dates & Times

Sound Cistem

Plaster Cast Theatre

Press & Reviews

PREVIOUS PRODUCTION
Action Man (2018)

Edinburgh49- **** “the benchmark that all young theatre companies should aim for” https://edinburgh49.org/2018/08/10/action-man/

The List- **** https://edinburghfestival.list.co.uk/article/102505-action-man/

The Scotsman- **** https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle-2-15039/culture/edinburgh-festivals/theatre-review-action-man-paradise-in-augustines-1-4780049

Sound Cistem at Oxford’s Offbeat Festival

Oxford Times- ****

Sound Cistem at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Gina Maya- “an entrancing journey not to be missed” https://www.ginamaya.co.uk/theatre/transgender-dance-sound-cistem.html

The Mancunion- “A must-see” https://mancunion.com/2019/07/27/edinburgh-fringe-preview-sound-cistem/

Sound Cistem

Plaster Cast Theatre

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