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Aberystwyth Arts Centre Rose Kay Dance: MK Ultra 7:30pm, Friday 26 October     

Aberystwyth Arts Centre 
Rose Kay Dance: MK Ultra
7:30pm, Friday 26 October MK ULTRA will blow your mind. Be dazzled by bright lights, superhuman dancing and pounding music. Relax in the reassuring glamour of beautiful bodies and the glittering lifestyles of music videos. A thrilling tale that explores the conspiracy of mind control hidden in plain sight, MK ULTRA brings together the avant-garde and mainstream to create a world beyond truth or fiction. MK ULTRA is the CIA code word for a real LSD-fueled brainwashing technique developed by the US military. Popular conspiracy theory believes that MK ULTRA is still active and programmes certain pop stars as puppets of the 'Illuminati', a shadowy elite intent on creating a New World Order of authoritarian world government.

Working in collaboration with documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis, choreographer Rosie Kay combines he thoroughly researched exploration of the rise of conspiracy with film and projected visuals to create a new kind of dance work.

MK ULTRA is visually arresting, with costumes from Lady Gaga's designer Gary Card, a gold mirrored stage, hypnotic triangular projections by Louis Price, a pulsing soundtrack of American trap music and a mesmerising score by electro-acoustic composer Annie Mahtani.


"a postmodern fantasia...MK ULTRA asks important questions about the real and the fake, and whether, for a new generation, they've become one." ★★★★ -The Observer

“Extraordinary….a super-saturated sensory feast of movement, sound and imagery” ★ ★ ★ ★ -The Financial Times

Rosie Kay is one of the UK's leading female choreographers. She is celebrated for her athletic movement, rigorous research and intelligent theatricality, and is known for the five-star award-winning 5 SOLDIERS as well as choreographing 2018's live televised Commonwealth Games handover broadcast globally to 1 billion people.

Tickets are available from the Arts Centre Box Office on 01970 62 32 32 or online at
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