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As part of a five-week tour, Flexus Touring Company, part of Flexus Dance Collective, are presenting their new origins, contemporary dance piece, “Lié Par L’Histoire” (Bound By The Story) at the Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton, and Forest Arts Centre, Walsall, for a number of public performances during their schools and community tour in June and July.
Created in collaboration with writer and storyteller John Edgar, and drawn from his storytelling show, “Breton Tales After Dark”, this piece is a dark and eccentric blend of dance and storytelling that explores our continued reliance on stories and superstition to guide us throughout our lives. The tales featured in the show are drawn from Breton folklore and beliefs, where life and death dwell side by side - and meet up with each other on a nightly basis!


Choreographed by Flexus founder and Artistic Director Katy Sterran, and scripted and narrated by John Edgar, “Lié Par L’Histoire” draws its inspiration from 19th century Breton folklore when skulls talked, mysterious and deadly washerwomen washed shrouds at midnight, and Death roamed the land on his cart on the lookout for customers.

“Lié Par L’Histoire” can be seen at:

Arena Theatre, University of Wolverhampton on June 22nd & 23rd June and July 8th and 19th at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10/£7 available at https://wlv.ticketsolve.com/shows/873606181

Forest Arts Centre, Walsall on Saturday July 13th at 7.30pm. Tickets and further information at http://forestartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/flexus-dance-collective/5447