Saturn Returns © S. Nwachukwu by Shays Concept Image © S. Nwachukwu by Shays Concept

Saturn Returns

21 April-24 April

Saturn Returns is a choreopoem that explores the psychospiritual clashes produced in Black people by the weight of history.

Description

Saturn Returns is a choreopoem that explores the psychospiritual clashes produced in Black people by the weight of history.

Written and directed by Sonny Nwachukwu, Saturn Returns delves into an astral projection reality where the characters of Ada and Obi, take on forms of past, present, and future lives. 

Saturn Returns enwraps modern psychological issues of being trapped in repeating self-destructive patterns with a spiritual affirming circularity of rebirth along family lineage that is a feature of Igbo mythology. Through music, spoken word and dance, Saturn Returns contrasts Christian notions of redemption through suffering, with mystical notions of escaping the constraining mortal realm through astral projection. 

Relaxed and integrated captions for all performances.

Supported by Unlimited and Arts Council England.

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CAST

Rudzani Moleya 
Durassie Kiangangu

CREATIVE TEAM

Writer and Director – Sonny Nwachukwu 
Movement Director and Sound Designer – Ffion Campbell- Davies 
Lighting Designer – Joshua Harriette 
Creative Producer – Michael Peter Johnson 
Illustrator – Natalie Cooper 
Videographer – Floyd Konde 
Dramaturg and Publisher – John R Gordon 
Set Designer – Jessie Huckin
Video Designer – Ben Glover
Pyschologist – Dr Masuma Rahim

No performances currently available.