We Are Now: Breathe (Everything Is Going To Be Okay) at Rich Mix

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In a nutshell

A solo performance that uses live classical music, the sound of the body and spoken word to explore anxiety.

Go on...

it's scary isn't it

that feeling

you are feeling

you're feeling something


that reminds you of that fact

that you are

in fact


no more and no less

Breathe is a cacophony of soaring strings and spiralling sounds in an immersive, sensory solo performance.

Ambient, textural violin and electronic compositions are combined with the sound of Alicia's heartbeat and breath to create a vulnerable, unflinchingly honest dissection of anxiety and fear.

Part theatre, part concert, part raw experience, Breathe captures the truth of our human body's primal, carnal survival instincts.

What to Expect

The performance is centred around the sound of breath, with surround sound design throughout. The majority of the piece is constructed of contemporary classical, experimental music compositions responding to the breathing sounds that Alicia performs solo on a violin and electronics.

Who's Involved

Alicia Jane Turner is a composer, violinist and performance artist whose work spans theatre, live art and contemporary classical music. Her solo work uses music and sound to explore intimacy, vulnerability and the relationship between the internal and external body. She is a regular collaborator with theatre-maker Christopher Brett Bailey.

Venue Details & Map

Rich Mix

35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road
E1 6LA
+44 (0)20 7613 7498
Public transport:
Shoreditch High Street Station - Exit the station, turn out on to Bethnal Green Road. Turn right and cross over the road. Rich Mix is located a short distance along the road.

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