Tangled Feet are an ensemble of theatre practitioners committed to making original work. The company has developed a trademark style of experimental performance, which always begins from a process of physical improvisation and play. Find out more about us.
Tangled Feet News
We are really excited to announce that in August we gained Charitable Status. This means we welcome Annabelle Turpin (Artistic Director, Stockton ARC), Pete Stephens (Finance Director, Coin Street Group) and Beccy Allen (Creative Director, STEP) onto our board alongside long-term ensemble member Emily Eversden. We’ll be updating more fully what this means for the company (and how you can support us) in due course. Our new charity number is 1143406.
We’re also really pleased that Arts Council England have approved our GFTA application for a grant towards Organisational Development, which allows us to maximise our transition to charity status, get really ambitious with our participation programme, as well as plot an exciting season of work for 2012 .
On 28th and 29th October tangled feet will be collaborating with Nabokov and playwright Polly Stenham to kick off the return of this legendary event at its new home, BAC, for Halloween weekend.
The spirits are restless, the souls of the departed are returning; a portal has been found. The dead and the living will unite again for one final, massive party, before ghouls and ghosts, zombies, skeletons and goblins pass through to the next world…
An extravaganza of live theatre, music, cabaret, comedy, poetry and visual art wrapped up in a big fat party, the Arts Club, previously featured in The Guardian and ‘Best Nights out 2009’ in The Independent, showcases the best new work, first, from the most exciting emerging artists alongside some of the biggest names in the business.
The tangled feet performance will remain shrouded in mystery until the night – but as anyone who remembers our last Arts Club collaboration will attest, it promises to be pretty exciting. Tickets are £15 in advance or £20 on the door and can be found here.
Following recent collaborations with Emergency Exit Arts and Theatre Venture and having been picked as one of only five British outdoor theatre companies to present work at Cratere Surfaces in Ales, France, June 2010 – tangled feet present their latest and most ambitious project yet.
What if experiencing theatre was as easy as entering a shop? What if a theatrical exchange mirrored a shopping exchange? What if the theatre was an empty shopping unit and the opening times were during the day with no evening performances? Who would the audience be?
tangled feet present The Measurement Shop in Unit 214 at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.
The Measurement Shop is a creative exploration of how we measure complex and simple things: from the practical (how do we measure the population of London? the rate of immigration? The depth of a river?) to the abstract (how do we measure pain? Recovery? Love?). What effect does measuring have on the measured thing? The project will never be a finished performance, rather an ongoing open exploratory experiment with the audience arriving, measuring and adding to the piece of theatre- it is our aim that The Measurement Shop tours across the UK and opens in cities up and down the country for up to a few weeks before moving on – just like a pop-up shop.
August 2nd – 5th
Unit 214, Upper Ground Floor Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Times 2pm-6pm – pop in anytime and stay as long as you like.
(Wednesday 3rd Aug sharings also at 7pm-8pm)
FREE Please note these will be work in progress sharings.
To read more about the project see http://tangledfeet-media.co.uk/measurement/
June 11th and 12th
tangled feet team up with Theatre Venture to present a unique R and D project in the Stratford Town Hall prison cells. This will be a surprising, immersive and interactive idea for a new show. We’d love your feedback on secret performances on the 11th and 12th June.
Stay tuned to twitter.com/tangledfeet and facebook for details nearer the time