Contact Young Company (Manchester)
Brightlight was the first major study of its kind on specialist cancer care in England for young people. Its findings and young patients’ perspectives combine to inspire this original performance.
As Brightlight was developed by young people for young people, this confident and energetic Contact Young Company piece is a fitting artistic response to what it’s like for those living with a teenage cancer diagnosis.
This performance is part of Chrysalis festival 2017
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Dates & times
Fri 17 (7pm), Sat 18 (2pm) & Sun 19 Nov (7.30pm)
Full price £13
Standard concession £11
£30 (any three performances)
Full Festival Pass
£40 (all five performances)
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Post-show Discussion Sat 18 Nov
Join the creative team behind the performance alongside health professionals from Edinburgh Napier University to discuss the creation of the piece, the background and realities of the research which inspired it.
Note Contains strong language, adult themes, mild references to sex
Created by Contact Young Company (CYC) in collaboration with BRIGHTLIGHT, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), University College London Hospitals and University of Chichester. Commissioned by SICK! Festival. Supported by a Welcome Trust Arts Award.
Performances of There is a Light:Brightlight at Chrysalis festival are supported by Edinburgh Napier University in association with Macmillan.
Image by Joel Chester Fields