It Folds

Brokentalkers and Junk Ensemble

A piñata gently swaying on an empty stage. A matter-of-fact ghost. A ghoulish choir. A pantomime horse where the front and back can’t agree.

It Folds is a reverie. A dream-like story of death, grief, beauty and humanity. It’s a poignant and humorous portrait of the tragicomic events that shape our everyday lives.

Fusing the distinctive choreography of Junk Ensemble with the innovative theatricality of Brokentalkers, It Folds features a large cast of Irish and local Bristol performers brought together to present an assortment of characters who attempt to find connection through their shared humanity.

Brokentalkers and Junk Ensemble are two internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning theatre and dance companies based in Dublin.

WINNER: Best Performer at Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2015.

Perturbingly powerful , this beguiling production is stirringly beautiful

✭✭✭✭ Broadway World

A captivating exploration of humanity and character through a surreal and stylised lens which gets under your skin, permeates your brain and touches your heart.

✭✭✭✭ Reviews Hub

Rich theatrical pickings

✭✭✭✭ The Irish Times

Exciting, experimental, and expertly polished

The State of the Arts (U.K.)

Full of comic and surreal images

The Irish Examiner

Extraordinarily unique fusion of eccentric theatricality and distinctive dance style

Le Cool Dublin

One of the country’s most fearless and path breaking theatre companies

The Irish Times on Brokentalkers

Junk Ensemble has created some of the most impressive contemporary dance in Ireland… Enthralling and exact

The Sunday Times

It Folds is a co-production with LÓKAL Theatre Festival Reykjavík. Supported by Culture Ireland.


Bristol Old Vic Studio
Start Date
May 20, 2016
End Date
May 22, 2016
Running Time
60 mins
Age Guidance
Box Office Number
0117 987 7877
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