Welcome to my house. Come freely. Go safely; and leave something of the happiness you bring.
Jonathan Goddard plays the infamous Vampire Count, whose sinister and ruthless ambitions challenge the very fabric of Victorian society. As his victims and opponents rally against him they must face the darkness and savagery within themselves.
Bruce’s company of ten exceptional dancers bring Bram Stoker’s haunting, erotic tale to life in a heart wrenching and magical dance theatre production. With an eclectic mix of music from Bach and Mozart to Ligeti and Fred Frith, Bruce explores choreographic styles ranging from the subtlety of classical etiquette to visceral contemporary dance.
Dracula is lit by Guy Hoare, designed by Phil Eddolls with costumes by Dorothee Brodrueck and puppets and masks by Pickled Image.
**** “I’d be surprised if I saw a more entertaining piece of dance theatre this year. Kill for a ticket.” The Observer
Wed 25 – Sat 28 September, 8pm
Tobacco Factory Theatre (Bristol)
0117 902 0344
Tue 1 – Wed 2 October, 7.30pm
Exeter Northcott Theatre
01392 493 493
Fri 4 – Sat 5 October
Pavilion Dance South West (Bournemouth)
01202 203 630
Wed 9 Oct – Sat 2 Nov, 7.30pm
Wilton’s Music Hall (London)
020 7702 2789
Tue 5 – Wed 6 Nov, 8pm
The North Wall (Oxford)
01863 319 450
Sat 9 – Sun 10 Nov
Merlin Theatre (Frome)
01373 465 949
Produced by Tobacco Factory Theatres in association Wilton’s Music Hall
Commissioned by Pavilion Dance South West
Supported by Arts Council England and the National Lottery