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Charlotte Spencer Projects work in unusual spaces in order to open up new forms of conversation and change how and where performances happen. Through each artistic project, we strive to build community by inviting people to re-encounter themselves in relationship to their lives and their environment.  

“This walk in the park was hands-down, feet-down the most magical dance event of my year” – David Jays, Dancing Times (Review of Walking Stories during Dance Umbrella 2015)


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Forthcoming dates

29 September 2018, Corby 2 – 4pm
6 October 2018, Glasgow 2 – 4pm

We are delighted to be returning to the places where we presented Is this a Waste Land? in 2017 to host an informal gathering. We will be re-visiting, reconnecting, remembering and sharing our experiences and we would love you to join us. More information 


Official Trailer – Is this a Waste Land?


In the The Observer

Last autumn, Charlotte was interviewed by Luke Jennings from The Observer about her new work, her background and artistic interests. Have a read 


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We rely on the generosity of individuals through our Patrons Scheme to support the development of new artistic projects, touring current work and the on-going running costs of Charlotte Spencer Projects. We would love you to consider becoming a Patron. Find out more ⟶ Sign up today⟶


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4 **** Guardian Review

“a treasure hunt danced through the trees” The Guardian ★★★★ – Read full Review

Is this a Waste Land?
A performance through headphones for a disused urban space.

Amidst an intricate sound world, audience members and performers respond to multi-stranded head-phoned invitations and together they create a unique shared experience. Tentatively, carefully, urgently many worlds are created, destroyed, re-purposed, re-imagined in this generous playground built by everyone.

Is this a Waste Land? invites us to consider how we value space, waste, home, belonging and community.

How do we decide what a piece of land is worth?
What makes us feel like we belong?
How can we be together?

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Walking Stories – an audio walk for parks


Supplied with mp3 players and headphones, audiences share in a unique outdoor experience, where green spaces become part of an exploratory, interactive and fully immersive audio journey. Moving between watching, listening, and following instructions, Walking Stories takes you on a journey with yourself. Find out more ⟶


 

The blog thread of this website provides a space for people outside of rehearsals to have a glimpse into our working process. It also gives us the challenge of trying to write/share what we’re doing as it develops – so inherently tricky to articulate something 2-dimensionally that is utterly physical, web-like, messy, and multi-dimensional, especially when we’re in the midst of it. Have a read! 


In favour of touching
by Charlotte Spencer

As I approach the birth of my first child I find myself in a time of radical change. My body changes noticeably from one day to the next, my sense of myself is in flux and I am all too aware of the precious time I have all to myself to sit and think in a way that will be abruptly forgotten once the wee one has arrived. Read on⟶


Tales from the making of Is this a Waste Land?
by Keren Kossow

So, this week has been, shall we say, frustrating, to say the very least in Waste Land world. For a little window, here are all the things that have gone wrong (that we can actually admit to!)…Read on⟶


Corby in April, Glasgow in May and now London in October
by Charlotte Spencer

It has now been many months since the flurry of activity that surrounded the creation of Is this a Waste Land? in March, April and May of this year. This project has been epic in every dimension – it took three years to bring to fruition, countless conversations, sites, interruptions and unexpected complications… Read on⟶



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