I Hope My Heart Goes First – Promotors Page


Show Title: I Hope My Heart Goes First

Company Title: Junction 25


Hope My Heart Goes First

‘Pure joy… beautiful and brand-new *****’ (Scotsman) Fresh from sell-out shows in London and Norway, Tramway’s dynamic 20-strong company of teenage performance-makers explore the curious workings of the human heart, from love to cardiac arrest, in this energetic and life-affirming piece. ‘There’s engaging freshness, integrity and originality in every strand of this outstanding work ****’ (Herald) . ‘Extraordinary and deeply moving… one of the best pieces I’ve seen anywhere’ (Lyn Gardner, Guardian on ‘From Where I’m Standing’).This piece is part of the Creative Scotland Made in Scotland Showcase.

Image: Is attached here – can be e mailed on request

Fringe dates: 05/08/11 – 16/08/11
Additional Dates: 24/08/11 – Made in Scotland Showcase

Times: 14.00 (5th – 16th)
20.30 (24th)

Show length: 1 hour

Venue: Remarkable Arts St Georges West

Company website link: http://junction-25.com

Contact: Jess Thorpe and Tashi Gore info@junction-25.com

Production Info:

Stage Area Dimensions: 11x6m playing space minimum

Lighting Requirements:

55 x 2.5w dimmer packs
Etc 125 express control desk or smaller
1 x monitor
Amount of TRS depends on venue
1 x small hazer
20 x grelco’s

8 x 15/32 deg profiles
8 x 36 deg profiles
20 x Par 64 MFL/WFL
2 x 4 way ground row floods
12 x 1k fresnels
14 x quartet fresnels or similar

*If staging is end on – lighting requirements reduce slightly.

Sound requirements:

2 x wireless handheld microphones and stands.
Basic PA,12 channel mixer etc with CD playback

Number in Touring Company: Cast: 20, Crew: 6

Touring Availability: From September 2011

Additional Relevant Touring Info: Refrigeration for pig hearts required.

Venue back wall to be black ideally and able to be repainted in a small section as the performer will write on it with chalk.

Professional Development/Participation

Junction 25 is produced and directed by Jess Thorpe and Tashi Gore of Glas(s) Performance – please see www.glassperformance.co.uk for more info.

As part of their work they offer workshops for both practitioners and young people and can deliver a number of short courses and community residencies. They also have experience of consultancy and can work with creative learning departments to imagine new ways to work with young people and in participatory contexts.

Both Directors are Lecturers at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and have experience of leading projects in the context of Higher Education.