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If There’s Not Dancing at the Revolution, I’m Not Coming

Friday 13th-Saturday 14th October 2017

This is a work to wake us up a little.
This is a party.
This is a poem.
This is a call to arms.

If There’s Not Dancing at the Revolution, I’m Not Coming is a rich contemporary performance collage of film scripts, pop songs, elaborate costumes, comedy, dance and live art, all stretched, teased, shattered and reassembled in order to challenge the treatment of women’s bodies in popular culture.

If There’s Not Dancing uncovers the collective fantasies underneath these bodies, intervenes and explodes them into feminist confetti.

“I loved it with a vengeance. I want to join her revolution.” TOTAL THEATRE EDINBURGH

“… a riotous collision of cultural touchpoints, from Titanic to Psycho and Taylor Swift to the Ying Yang Twins, and it swings from moments of tear-inducing comedy to skin-crawling confrontation.” GATHER&HUNT

✮✮✮✮ The Scotsman
✮✮✮✮ The List Edinburgh
✮✮✮✮ Three Weeks Edinburgh

NOMINEE Most Original Production - Auckland Theatre Awards 2016
NOMINEE Most Original Production & Best Performer - Wellington Theatre Awards 2016

Created & performed by Julia Croft
Directed by Virginia Frankovich

Proudly presented by the Nelson Arts Festival.


October 13–14, 2017


8pm (Duration: 55 mins, no interval)


Nelson & suburbs


The Suter Art Gallery and Theatre
208 Bridge Street, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

FULL $39, SENIOR $35, GROUP OF 6+ $35pp (Plus TicketDirect Service Fee)
R18: contains nudity, sexual violence & violence

Tickets from Ticketdirect, Theatre Royal, iSITE, Richmond Mall ph. 03 548 3840; 0800 224 224.


Ph. +64 3 545 8734

Additional Info

Official Website

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