A dance show that takes an interesting look at femininity is coming to The Castle theatre in Wellingborough later this month.
Motherland is the latest show by Vincent Dance Theatre, a blend of theatre, live music and dance.
The piece is described as a “call to arms” inspired by feminists from Simone de Beauvoir to Caitlin Moran and even The Spice Girls.
It takes a look at subjects including the pressure for airbrushed beauty and cosmetic surgery, the might of motherhood and the challenge of childlessness.
It argues against hypocrisy and a narrow, over-sexualised definition of femininity and asks what next?
The show is described by its producers as “uncompromising yet utterly accessible” with a broad appeal to both sexes.
The Vincent Dance Theatre company was founded in 1994 by Charlotte Vincent and aims to produce powerful engaging dance theatre for mid-size venues.
It produces new productions every other year while also reviving and touring its existing repertoire.
Tickets are £14 or £12 concessions and Friends of The Castle get £1 off. They can be bought by calling the box office on 01933 270 007 or online at www.thecastle.org.uk.