Lies Pauwels, one of the rising stars of European theatre, came to MIF07 for the world premiere of For All the Wrong Reasons. Created through an intensive process of improvisation with a cast of performers, musicians and dancers from Manchester’s Contact Theatre, the show drew on some typically English traditions to create a very contemporary blend of theatre and dance.

‘Spectacularly silly and touchingly simple… Some five-star moments’ The Guardian


Commissioned by Manchester International Festival, Contact (UK) and Victoria (Belgium), in association with Maison de la Culture d’Amiens (France). Produced by Manchester International Festival.

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