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As one year ends and another approaches, Café Reason looks over its history and forward to its future, with a cabaret-style performance that offers an eclectic mix of reimagined early work and box-fresh choreography from its newest members. The theme of Limina (threshold) is one of beginnings and endings, transition and duality – a dreamlike series of short butoh-inspired pieces, combined with original live music and video.

For this performance, the climax of
its 20th anniversary programme, and preceded by an exhibition of archive images, lm, and costumes, Café Reason returns to its rst-ever venue, the iconic Freud café-bar, with its unique architecture and atmosphere, for a creative and celebratory evening.

CAFÉ REASON is an experimental performance group specialising in butoh – an iconoclastic dance form that originated in post-war Japan. Constantly innovating, the group seeks to extend the boundaries of perception and the interpretation of human experience. Long-term collabora- tors Malcolm Atkins, Bruno Guastalla, and Pete McPhail, will provide an exciting and original musical interpretation.