dressed. – Traverse

As we entered the space, the performers were already onstage, greeting us with big smiles and small, repetitive movement sequences. A bare floor, static lights, microphone stands and clothes were scattered around. I was hesitant. It was starting to look like a girly sleepover instead of the dark, ‘distressing’ themes promised.

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We Are All Just Little Creatures – Traverse

A creative piece celebrating the ‘weird and wonderful things about being alive’, We Are All Just Little Creatures features a large cast and live music by composers David Paul Jones and Kevin Lennon. It promises to tell ‘little (but big) life stories’ of all kinds. While the performance does deliver on this promise, I felt a little lost through most of it, like there was a bigger picture or an intended meaning that I was completely missing.

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