QUEEN HAVE & MISS HAVEN'T
Queen Victoria and Miss Havisham mourn their respective losses. Using Olivier Messiaen's glorious Turangalîla Symphony as a backbone this duet enters an audience into a horror movie where every outcome is misery and destruction.
Costume design by Tim Spooner, working with underskirts by Yolanda Sonnabend. Make-up design by Darren Evans. Thanks to Patricia Langa, Sheila Hay, Carl Harrison, Julie Cunningham, Claudia Palazzo and Patience Tomlinson.
Commissioned by DanceWest Ignition Festival 2017