Contemporary, Opera, Music, Dance, Interdisciplinary, Dance Physical Theatre and Circus - Edinburgh Fringe

Searching and Knowing


The Rev Dr Joyce Parry-Moore (Washington, USA)

World premiere live vocal piece with movement and electronic score, expressing the journey through a breast magnetic imaging test. Soprano, priest, coach, and survivor Joyce Parry Moore joins two dancers to create healing images of Valkyries, playing children, shaman. German composer Stefan Hakenberg set Parry-Moore’s poetry – influenced by Psalm 139 and the words of medieval mystic Dame Julian of Norwich – to vocal music, and the sounds recorded from an actual breast MRI into accompaniment, painting the inner experience of a woman’s search to knit herself back together with humour and grace. Post-show discussion.

Author Stefan Hakenberg and Joyce Parry Moore

Language Performed in English

Format Live in-person performance

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    • Dance Physical Theatre and Circus
    • £6.00 - £8.00
    • 15-21 August 2022
    • 35 minutes
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      Contains distressing themes
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