The Mother


The Mother is a powerful, narrative dance production choreographed and directed by Arthur Pita - a master storyteller - which has its London premiere at the Southbank Centre Queen Elizabeth Hall in June.

The Film

This is an inventive new production which conjures up a dangerous, kaleidoscopic world, combining narrative dance and drama. In setting out to save her sick child a young mother journeys into the unknown to face life and death. Will she succumb to the forces of evil, or will the power of motherhood prevail?

The Mother is a truly original piece that satisfies on all levels, from its stunning visual imagery to the downright weirdness of its characters and the eerie musical score.
Dancing Times
When it comes to blurring the line between acting and dancing, it would be hard to imagine a better dream team than the one behind The Mother.
The List
…one of the most profoundly moving and emotionally compelling dance performances you are ever likely to see.
5 stars The Herald

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