The Dan Daw Show – Dan Daw

A shirtless man with tattoos on his arms, being held up in the air by another man who has a hand on his neck.
Image: Hug Glendinning
HOME
Thu Mar 17 - Sat Mar 19

The Dan Daw Show – Dan Daw

Dan Daw takes ownership of the beautiful mess that encompasses all that he is, and lets go of who he once was to make room for who he wants to be.

Dan is joined in an intimate evening of play by performer and collaborator Christopher Owen (Joe Moran, Scottish Dance Theatre) where Dan takes back the power by being dominated on his own terms.

The Dan Daw Show is a peep into the shiny and sweaty push-pull of living with shame whilst bursting with pride. This is a show about care, intimacy and resilience, about letting go and reclaiming yourself.

Daw joyfully demonstrates that his body is beloved, audacious, sexual and disabled – not but, but and.

– Springback Magazine

PRODUCTION INFORMATION

Running time: 90mins (no interval – approx)
Age Guidance: 18yrs+
The production will contain flashing lights and loud noises
Also depictions of kink experiences, suffocation, humiliation, dominant behaviour, sexually explicit depictions and language, descriptions of feeling othered and sexy disabled people

ACCESS

General access information for HOME is available at this link.

CREDITS

Supported using public funding from Arts Council England through project grants, Co-commissioned in 2019/20 by Sadler’s Wells, Arts House Melbourne, DanceHub Birmingham, The Lowry, Déda, Cambridge Junction, DanceXchange and Dance4. Supported by Shoreditch Town Hall, Candoco Dance Company and I’m Here, Where Are You? Festival. Research supported by Jerwood Choreographic Research Project II.

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A citywide festival of innovative performance, music and creative technology presented over two weekends in March. Learn More