The Woman and the Canvas

The Woman and the Canvas


Developed in co-production with the award winning Theatre RE, The Woman and the Canvas explores the life of artist Anna. A painter suffering from an artistic block in her work Anna struggles to put her work to canvas, yet Anna’s work is reborn through a joyous, and at times nightmarish journey through her life with a large ensemble of eccentric and wonderfully imagined physical characters. A piece of physical theatre with nominal text, this work is a festival of colour and energy.

“The Woman and the Canvas is exquisitely formed and perfectly executed, a fitting tribute to the companies involved, as well as a meditation on art that can be felt by anyone who has felt the trembling terror of a blank page.”
British Theatre Guide

“A Masterpiece.”
Edinburgh Guide

The Woman and the Canvas is a good example of how student performers can flourish in a devising process led by an experienced director…polished and captivating.”
Total Theatre

“Most audience members can scarcely believe their eyes.”

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