Dancers perform duet as part of Come Back Brighter
A photograph of Epic Art's performance of Come Back Brighter depicting two dancers on a dark stage. They are both mid dance move, stood on leg with the other outstretched. The performers are wearing the same black trousers,white shirt and a red and white checked cummerbund.
Sokun performs solo part in Come Back Brighter
A photograph of Epic Art's performance of Come Back Brighter depicting a performer in a wheelchair on a dark stage. He is facing the left of the stage with his body outstretched. He is wearing black clothes with a red and white checked scarf around his waist.
Epic Encounters perform Come Back Brighter
A photograph of Epic Encounter's performance of Come Back Brighter depicting a group of performers on stage, stood in a pose with their left arms raised. All but one are male and wearing white vests and checked scarves around their waists.
Epic Arts believes together we can build a society where every person counts. We use the arts as a powerful tool for transformation that explores and celebrates the richness of diversity through creative experiences. We work with people of all abilities and backgrounds through our Inclusive Education, Community and Social Enterprise Programmes to encourage a change in perceptions and attitudes at both a personal, and public level. We promote the message that every person counts, every person is a unique and creative individual and every person is equal.
Through our Inclusive Education, Community and Social Enterprise Programmes we use the arts to achieve four key goals:
- Spread themessage that every person counts
- Be sustainable in all areas within the organisation
Raise our profile as a leading international inclusive arts organisation
- Ensure high quality and best practice in all areas of our work
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PO Box 737, Kampot, Cambodia
Attenborough Arts Centre,
Leicester LE1 7HA,
Come Back Brighter
Duration: 45 minutes
Description: Come Back Brighter is a performance show, which combines traditional and modern dance to tell the story of Cambodia’s Golden Era, tragic past and exciting future.
Performed by Epic Encounters, a company of dancers with and without disabilities the show uses storytelling through physical theatre, video and movement.
Extra information: Come Back Brighter was created by emerging Cambodian Choreographer, Nim Narim, and funded by Arts Council England to tour the UK before returning for an 11 week run in the dancers hometown of Kampot.
People on road: 9
The Four Footed Doctor
Duration: 30 minutes
Description: The Four Footed Doctor tells the story of a disfigured baby abandoned by his family, the story demonstrates how one man’s desire to overcome obstacles in his life, leads to him become an exceptional human being. Based on the traditional Khmer fable and combining elements of puppetry, shadow work, magic, dance and theatre.
Extra information: Developed by Epic Arts and Sue Broadway, Westside Circus including choreography from Kathryn Spence.
People on road: 9
“a journey through Cambodia’s turbulent history, told via a breath-taking combination of theatre, video and dance.”