Watch Rose Kay Dance Company perform MK ULTRA

MK ULTRA, by Rosie Kay Dance Company, explores the rise of a strange, dark myth of our time. How, as millions of young people turn away from the established political systems, they are embracing bizarre conspiracies that they see hidden like a secret code in the culture and music that surrounds them. 

The performance, which originally premiered in 2017, mixes creator and choreographer Rosie Kay’s exploration of the rise of the Illuminati conspiracy in modern culture with documentary elements from filmmaker Adam Curtis, to create a new kind of dance work.

MK ULTRA came to our Queen Elizabeth Hall in November 2018, and you can now watch that performance in full, right here.

MK ULTRA - Rosie Kay Dance Company


a postmodern fantasia....a wildly ambitious new work ★ ★ ★ ★
The Observer
Extraordinary....a super-saturated sensory feast of movement, sound and imagery ★ ★ ★ ★
Financial Times


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