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October 2016 Season: Strike A Pose

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STRIKE A POSE: Dance Cinema Event
7 Oct | 7.30pm
Tickets £10 / £6
12A
Please note, this event is now sold out – call Z-arts Box Office on 0161 232 6089 to be added to a wait list. 

Black Gold Arts Festival with the help of Queer Media, has bagged the Northwest premiere of Strike A Pose.

What does it take to express yourself? The surprising and moving story of Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers.

In 1990, seven young male dancers – 6 gay, 1 straight – joined Madonna on her most controversial tour. On stage and in the iconic film Truth or Dare they showed the world how to express yourself. Now, 25 years later, they reveal the truth about life during and after the tour. Strike a Pose is a dramatic tale about overcoming shame and finding the courage to be who you are.

In a one-off special event taking pace in the STUN Studio at Z-arts, this screening of the film will be accompanied by a spectacular dance piece choreographed by rising star Natasha Gooden and performed by Manchester favourites House of Ghetto.

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Praise for Strike A Pose
“Resilience and spirit come through strongly” — The Hollywood Reporter, David Rooney
“An uplifting survival tale.” — The Playlist/Indiewire, Jessica Kiang
“A perfect love song by Gould and Zwaan to the exceptional men those boys turned out to be.” — The Huffington Post, E. Nina Rothe

Black Gold Arts Festival is supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Supported by STUN, Contact, Commonword, and Divergency.

Strike A Pose website
Twitter: @StrikeAPoseDocu

 

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