Meet the festival presenters, learn about verbal and body consent, and how best to navigate through the festival. To ensure that everyone who comes to the festival takes part in an atmosphere of informed consent, we strongly recommend that all participants attend the Opening Ceremony. If participants cannot attend the Opening Ceremony, they must attend the inductions on Sunday morning at 9am to gain entry to the festival.
While holding forms an integral part of many physical interactions, and while it can, by itself, generate intense emotions and sensations, it is rarely investigated on its own merit. Often we do not actually feel safely held, even though that is what we long for (we can only truly let go when we know that someone will be there to hold us). Once we understand what it is that makes being held a less than satisfying experience, we can be clearer about what it is that we wish to feel in an embrace and where to place our attention.
Dive deep into the ocean of human interaction. In this improvised show Troubador Impro will explore themes of love, intimacy, sex and connection.Without scripts of guide them, they rely on their own true experience and the stories of their audience to inform their situations and guide their decision making as they play with what it means to be human.
Do you experience anxiety before going to a play party? Do you worry about what to wear and how to behave?
Well you're not alone. Nearly everybody does.
Do you fear your partner might be attracted to someone else? Or that you might go home feeling frustrated and lonely? That people will cross your boundaries or that no-one will find you attractive?
Don't worry. Nearly everyone does.