Sixteen Types of Happiness


21 May New Vic Studio, Bristol 8.00pm
06 June Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester 7.30pm
11-21 Aug Royal Eagle Lodge Theatre,Edinburgh - Komedia 6:15pm
  Still booking throughout 2003  

Company: Mark Bishop (Big State: Hitting Dennis, Spaghetti Weston-Super-Mare; Innerroom Theatre company: The Fisher King, My Big Desk; Natural Theatre Co.)
Julie Black (Big State: Hitting Dennis, Spaghetti Weston-Super-Mare, Gone West)

Director: Andy Burden (Director Rondo Theatre, Bath; Natural Theatre Co: Rasputin; Innerroom:My Big Desk, Dambusters, The Fisher King, Dance For Me; Big State: Hitting Dennis, Spaghetti Weston-Super-Mare)
Devised by the company with assistance from:
John Nicholson ( Peepolykus) Eamonn Fleming (Hull Truck, Big State)
Dawn Burden (Desperate Men, Innerroom) Ashley Christmas (Natural Theatre Co, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry)

Target Audience: Big State shows are highly accessible to a wide range of people. Previous audiences have included: families (14yrs and up, contains themes aimed at adults), students and 6th form/college parties, devised theatre and comedy audiences.
(“ …audience were young, hip and happening and so too was Hitting Dennis”) Bath Chronicle.

Touring Company: 2 performers 1 technician
Duration: 80 mins (no interval)
Minimum performance area: 5 metres (w) x 5 metres (d)
Minimum Lighting Requirement: General Cover
Minimum Sound Requirement: CD player that plays CD-Rs
Fee: £650 (incl VAT)
Education and Outreach: Big State offer workshops in improvisation and the devising process in conjunction with the show. The fee is negotiable and the workshop is subject to availability.



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