NEU I RON is immersive quantum Butoh theatre that circles many lifetimes of fluid neurological oscillations of belonging in no particular order!
Performed by classically trained internationally recognised Contemporary Somatic (Soul) Dancers Naomi Marama Moon and Claire Keating with movement direction by Laura Moy and innovative sound design by Restart Audio NEU|RON deals with ontogenetic* identity and belonging stories held in the cells. Its resolution theatre of and for a place for the global majority to be visible and celebrate the ' of -ness' of theatre environments as they've always been 'Tonae Pon Rane'* 'Let your neurology go free and Reign'. Dancing welcome.
*Ontogenetic means having a relationship to your environment that is connected to your heritage and the environments heritage. *'Tonae Pon Rane' is Roman: 'Tonae', Celtic: 'Pon', Te Reo Maori: 'Rane'. It translates as: A day of celebration where the masculine and feminine elements become non binary so that all lifeforms may reign / be regal. Traditionally held in the entry point to cities, which end in 'ton', common ground trading points referenced as 'Stairways to Heaven' would host a gala / festival and or performance on the 29th of July of each Gregorian year. This marks the day that Naomi Moon Dance was formed by Naomi Marama and inspiration for NEU|RON, which was the 29th July 2022. Tonae Pon Rane is still observed in Naomi Marama Moon's birthplace Easton/ Stapelton, Bristol, UK. Credits Dancer/Director/Choreographer: Naomi Marama Moon Movement Director: Laura May AV Greenway and Greenway Thanks to Arts Council England, Theatre Bristol, Dance East, Dance City About this activity Event type: Performance. Age guidance: This activity is recommended for all ages. Content warning: The artist will update the audience on any content warnings nearer the time. Duration: This activity is 60 minutes long. Interval: This activity does not have an interval. Pre/post event activity: This activity has a 30 minute post show discussion. Tickets: Tickets cost £5 - £40 and are available to purchase through Eventbrite. Your ticket will also provide you with access to all online events. Accessibility All workshops and performances in the Social Model…& More Festival will include: In person BSL interpretation In person level access and accessible toilets In person dedicated calm room The option to attend online Online performances will include BSL interpretation and captioning. Access at Theatre Deli Sheffield Access at Theatre Deli’s Sheffield venue includes level access throughout, a dedicated calm room, a hearing loop and accessible toilets. If you have any specific access requirements you would like us to be aware of, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Covid 19 Please note that we have taken the following precautions to protect audiences from the spread of Covid-19: Reduced capacity for all in person events Provided online options for all events Encouraging audiences, artists and staff to wear masks to in person events if they are able to Find out more about Naomi Moon Dance Naomi Moon Dance, is a Sheffield-based company produced by Postcolonial Dance Artist Naomi Marama Moon whose work is rooted Black Caribbean Heritage, Tradition and and Storytelling from the perspective of a third generation born Black British Descendent at the intersection of 'Other'. www.naomimoondance.org Instagram: @NaomiMoon13 The Social Model…& More Festival Taking place across Theatre Deli's Sheffield and London venues in November 2023, the festival, which has been curated by artist Caroline Mawer, explores new perspectives on disability and the relationship between disabled people and the world around them. Find out more about The Social Model…& More Festival here. https://bit.ly/TD_SocialModelLineUp