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Meraki Dance Company and NGYT Theatre Company Double Bills 2024


It's Just About Love Really... Isn't It? by Meraki Dance Company || Be Still The Tide by NGYT Theatre Company

NGYT presents a double bill of original dance and theatre with two returning works from their critically acclaimed dance and theatre companies. Join these young creatives as they share their truths and centre the voices of the Next Generation.

NGYT’s Meraki Dance Company presents –
It’s Just About Love Really… Isn’t It?

Join our hearts, hear your own and delve into Meraki Dance Company’s personal and moving accounts of love in its many guises.
Truths, pain, loss, shame, joy, hope; It’s just about love really… isn’t it?

NGYT Theatre Company Presents –
Be Still The Tide

A journey of self-discovery and acceptance as we live through the overwhelming waves of anxiety and fear. Dance studios, comfy corners, hilltop hideaways and Stadium sanctuary. Good days and bad days, safe spaces to speak or drown in unentered silence.

‘Be Still The Tide’ ebbs and flows on the shores of our lived experiences, sharing our unique voices through music, movement, storytelling and verse – where hope hears reality and survival stands taller than the never-ending waves.

Running time: 2 Hours 15 Minutes including a 30 minute interval.

Age Guidance: 14+ due to themes, language and content.

Content Warnings: References loss and depictions of grief, themes of mental health, depicts anxiety and references suicide (not depicted).

Theatre Auditorium will remain open after ‘Be Still The Tide’ for mindful reflection. The Beacon Lounge and Café/Bar will be open after the shows for mindful journalling.


DATE: 26 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

TIME: 7:30pm

LOCATION: Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

"Youth Theatre at its best"

Broadway Baby


Writer: David Lloyd devised with the young companies

Co-devised by:

Production partner: The Culture Trust Luton

Choreographer and Movement Director: Laura Lloyd

Assistant Directors: Bethan Fraser & Lauren Segal