Reckless Sleepers on-stage

performance & dance
performance & theatre

Negative Space by Reckless Sleepers

It's a love story. It's a slapstick comedy. It's slasher, action, melodrama – and not a single word is spoken.

To begin, Reckless Sleepers built a room-sized wooden frame and lined it with plasterboard.

For several weeks they started smashing it up, smashing it down, then piecing together the fragments of their destruction back together.

The result is this show, Negative Space.

From a blank architectural canvas, something fantastical emerges. Soon different possible stories are spiralling around, hurtling towards an ending.

Reckless Sleepers is an Anglo-Belgium company which has been producing contemporary performances for over 20 years. The company creates original theatre pieces, installation projects and interventions for theatres, galleries and museums that entertain and challenge audiences. Analysing the idea of what theatre is, and what its boundaries are, they produce work that places ideas at the centre of the process and embrace mistakes.

Has a stark architectural beauty

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Purcell Room


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For ages 12+

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