Wasteland presented by Gary Clarke in association with Derby Theatre and Déda, is a new dance theatre sequel to COAL, about the collapse of the mining community, continues the story, following the next generation headfirst into a gritty story of loss, hope, tragedy and survival based in the illegal rave scene of the 1990s.
“Outstanding” – The Times (on COAL)
“Visceral” – The Stage (on COAL)
“Profound” – The Big Issue (on COAL)
Co-commissioned by: Nottingham Playhouse, Tramway, Cast,
Dance4, The Place, DanceXchange, Gulbenkian, Contact Theatre,
Grand Theatre Blackpool, Civic Barnsley, Yorkshire Dance, with
additional support from Lawrence Batley Theatre, Northern Ballet,
Leeds Dance Partnership, Stirling Pit Women and public funding by
the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Age: Recommended for ages 14+ (schools guidance)