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    Lanre Malaolu presents

    Elephant in the Room

    Tue 02 - Sat 13 April
    Tickets £12/10 (conc.)
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    An explosive dance theatre solo that explores the stigma attached to mental health in working class black men, toxic masculinity and what happens when the floodgates open...
    BSL Performance
    BSL Performance Please note the performance on Thursday 11th April is BSL interpreted

    Fusing physical theatre, hip hop dance and spoken word, Elephant in The Room is an explosive solo that explores the mental health crisis and the phenomenon of toxic masculinity. This semi-autobiographical work, created and performed by Lanre Malaolu, takes a sharp sideways look at the insidious stigma around mental health issues, asking how race, class and culture can affect the way we choose to address them. And what happens when we don't...

    With live sound manipulation from Jan Brzezinski and dramaturgical support from Season Butler and Zoe Lafferty.

    Commissioned by Camden People's Theatre with support from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. Supported by Arts Council England, Battersea Arts Centre, Camden Peoples Theatre, Talawa Theatre Company, The WellcomeTrust, MGCfutures and The Place.

    "Our children live in the most deprived ward in London and their parents cannot afford to pay for the classes and activities many more privileged children enjoy after school and at the weekends. A free-to-access youth group run by a local theatre in a professional setting is an incredible opportunity."

    Local school teacher