Tetra-Decathlon

Details

  • Posted: September 3, 2017
  • Contact Name: Lauren Hendry
  • Contact Email: lauren@theproductionshed.com
  • Organisation: The Production Shed
  • Categories: Something Different

Project Outline

A funny and inspiring look at what it takes to be a serious amateur, Tetra-Decathlon celebrates coming last, and then coming back for more. Lauren signed up to compete in the World UltraMulti-Event Championships, having never set foot on an athletics track before. Featuring running, hurdling, jumping and throwing, a tetra-decathlon is 14 kinds of daft. With athletic physicality, Tetra-Decathlon tells the story of the many hurdles en route to the start-line. Directed by multi-award winner, Jenna Watt (Faslane, Flâneurs) and performed by Lauren Hendry, Tetra-Decathlon is a show for those who got picked last, but might just want to give it another go. ------------------------------------------------------------------- By The Production Shed in association with Showroom. Supported by TronLab and Tom McGrath Trust.

Support Outline

Tour dates for Oct-Nov 2018. The work is still in development but provisional requirements are 6x6m stage. 60 mins no interval TBC. Post-show Q&A available & recommended.

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