Feel the music – literally, by having a choral cuddle

Audiences feel the  performance via sound and vibrations while hugging.
Audiences feel the performance via sound and vibrations while hugging.
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Audience members’ senses will be put to the test during a choral performance coming to The Point in Eastleigh from tomorrow until Friday.

HUG by Verity Standen is described as a choral sound bath where members of the audience are encouraged to experience music in a new way.

As part of the performance, each audience member is blindfolded and experience the performance through sound, breath and vibrations of the body as the choir of voices deliver the song and towards the end of the performance each member of the audience is hugged by a singer.

Playing with sense and perspective, HUG is a unique examination of the human voice’s power over our emotions.

HUG has been created by Verity Standen, whose celebrated compositions for Bristol Old Vic, Living Structures and Tobacco Factory Theatres have been widely enjoyed in the UK and Europe.

HUG is on at The Point on March 11, 12 and 13 at 7pm, 7.45pm and 8.30pm. Tickets: £12, suitable for ages 14 and older.

Call (023) 8065 2333 or visit thepointeastleigh.co.uk