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Solo Voices

Solo Voices is a micro-festival, showcasing bold and distinctive new work. Two weeks of brilliant new shows celebrating the power of one person performance. Solo Voices will include three shows in the Drum theatre and five showcase performances made by students from the Plymouth Conservatoire in the Lab.


Solo Voices Multi-buy Offer: Get 20% off when you purchase two Solo Voices shows, 25% off when you purchase three shows, and 30% off when you purchase all four shows! *

*Multi-buy offer is available on Solo Voices performances in The Drum only.


Tues 17 – Thurs 19 May 2022

Written and performed by Chris White

Music by Hal Kelly

Rob is a New York cop with a dark past. Debbie is a woman troubled by strange visions about the future. Neither of them are in this show.

It’s just Chris. Chris is a poet. His poems once got described as “pulling at the loose threads of life to see how quickly it can all unravel.”

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Tues 24 – Thurs 26 May 2022

Written and performed by Liz Richardson

Liz grew up in the Lake District. She spent her childhood walking in the fells, playing in the lakes and in the river at the end of her garden. After time away living in the City, Liz returns to the hills and into a new village for a new chapter of her life. But when her new community is rocked by tragedy, Liz rediscovers outdoor swimming and how it can keep both her and her new friends afloat. Filled with humour and heart, live music and projection, SWIM is a tender tale based on a true story.

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Fri 27 – Sat 28 May 2022

Created by Popelei

Writer-Performer:   Tamsin Hurtado Clarke

Writer-Director:   Scarlett Plouviez

A hell of a lot can happen in the time you await the results of a pregnancy test. This is the story of a woman staring down the barrel of motherhood, torn between her own ambivalence… and an uncontrollable urge to push.

Created by award-winning Popelei, PUSH is a high-octane solo performance interlacing darkly comic text, exhilarating choreography and original music by acclaimed Chilean composer Santiago Jara Astaburuaga.

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Solo Voices: Plymouth Conservatoire

Thu 19 – Sat 21 May 2022

A selection of brand new, early stage, one person shows created by students from the Plymouth Conservatoire.  5 shows across 3 nights in the Lab from some of the South West’s most vibrant new voices.

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2000 x 1250