Frozen Light has launched the national tour of 2065, a futuristic sensory extravaganza devised for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).
This tour will see Frozen Light visiting 14 venues across the UK and will be followed with a larger tour in Spring 2022. Frozen Light are specialists in making sensory theatre for adult audiences with PMLD and this is their fifth touring production.
The year is 2065; the people are stifled under an oppressive regime made up of all-powerful corporations. We follow a group of rebels who live outside the system and believe things can change for the better. How can they remind people of a time when things were different? When they hoped not only to survive but to thrive? Can they bring music back to a city where it is needed more than ever?
Frozen Light is renowned for creating engaging and high-quality theatre for audiences with PMLD through combining multi-sensory moments, live music, signing and poetic language.
To reach audiences during lockdown, Frozen Light released a carefully curated movie adaptation of 2065 designed specifically to be watched at home. 2065: The Multi-Sensory Movie sold out in 31 hours. Ticket holders received a box full of sensory props (also known as a ‘Rebel Pack’) to explore whilst watching the film.
Further tickets will be available to audience members who would prefer to enjoy 2065 at home.
Amber Onat-Gregory, Co-Artistic Director of Frozen Light, comments, ‘It’s incredible to be touring again and to be reaching audiences after what has felt like a very long time. For us it’s our first tour since the start of the pandemic, and for many of our audiences it’s their first trip back to the theatre – so a lot of excitement all around.’
Lucy Garland, Co-Artistic Director of Frozen Light, comments, ‘Our audience with PMLD have been some of the hardest hit during the pandemic and we are thrilled to be able to offer them an accessible, exciting and joyful sensory experience. It is important to us that our audiences are again welcomed into theatre venues.’