DanceTabs, 19 March 2019
Cinematography, dance, performance and testimonies from parents and teenagers seamlessly spill out across the four screens in a continuous interplay of riveting visual material which is both poetically abstract and grittily real
Dance in Devon, 19 March 2019
If ‘Shut Down’ says anything, it certainly says that change is needed, and it is needed by all of us, now.
Verbal Remedy, 9 March 2019
Shut Down does exactly what it intends to do: it holds a mirror to society and points out every toxic flaw it can find.
SCAN Lancaster University Student Union, 16 October 2018
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️- An insightful piece into the hypersexuality of our age
CIRCY at Sussex, 21 October 2018
There is no sentimentality in this piece, it does not ask us to judge or to pity – but allows us to witness the exhausting labours involved in experiencing, acting out and recovering from trauma. There are no quick fixes nor inevitable outcomes.
The Psychologist, 22 October 2018
it is clear from the outset that an alternative version of these stories is going to be told – one that is agonisingly visceral, and often beyond words...But this is also a piece about love as an enduring source of hope.
The Badger, 30 April 2018
Exeunt, 7 December 2017
In this way Shut Down seems to present simultaneously a manifesto, a rebellion, a cry for help, and a mapping of the many identities ‘a man’ could take on.
A Younger Theatre, 1 December 2017
Charlotte Vincent doesn’t disappoint, proposing a multitude of socially pressing ideas with a seamless blend of dance and theatre that is executed by a talented cast of performers.
Fjord Review, 7 December 2017
Gradually, each member of this company reveals the impact of these stereotypes on their emotions, their sexuality or their interaction with others... Such moments are the essence of this work.