The Dan Daw Show – Dan Daw Creative Projects

A shirtless man with tattoos on his arms, being held up in the air by another man who has a hand on his neck.
Image: Hugo Glendinning
Thu Mar 17 - Sat Mar 19

The Dan Daw Show – Dan Daw Creative Projects

After having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment to inspire himself.

Directed by Mark Maughan (The Claim, Petrification), Dan takes ownership of the beautiful mess that encompasses all that he is, and lets go of who he once was to make room for who he wants to be.Dan is joined in an intimate evening of play by performer and collaborator Christopher Owen (Joe Moran, Scottish Dance Theatre) where Dan takes back the power by being dominated on his own terms.The Dan Daw Show is a peep into the shiny and sweaty push-pull of living with shame whilst bursting with pride. This is a show about care, intimacy and resilience, about letting go and reclaiming yourself.


Running time: 90mins (no interval – approx)
Age Guidance: 18yrs+
The production will contain flashing lights and loud noises
Also depictions of kink experiences, suffocation, humiliation, dominant behaviour, sexually explicit depictions and language, descriptions of feeling othered and sexy disabled people.

Dan Daw Creative Projects actively encourages audiences to attend the performance dressed in their fetish gear.


General access information for HOME is available at this link.


Supported using public funding from Arts Council England through project grants, Co-commissioned in 2019/20 by Sadler’s Wells, Arts House Melbourne, DanceHub Birmingham, The Lowry, Déda, Cambridge Junction, DanceXchange and Dance4. Supported by Shoreditch Town Hall, Candoco Dance Company and I’m Here, Where Are You? Festival. Research supported by Jerwood Choreographic Research Project II.



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