ACTION POTENTIAL - Manchester Science Festival - 31st October

ACTION POTENTIAL is a new dance and science collaboration that aims to raise awareness for Motor Neuron Disease (MND)

action potential finalPerformances at 11.45am, 2pm and 3pm at the Manchester Science Festival, John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD.

Choreographer Anne-Marie Smalldon is creating a new dance work inspired by the work of Neuroscientist Dr Rickie Patani and his team. Combination Dance Company joins forces with Dance Consulting, the MND Association and Manchester Metropolitan University. Dancers and martial arts performers delve inside a motor neurone to explain how scientists think they work. This performance combines interactive dance to join in and enjoy. Established professional artists illustrate the impact of MND on those living with the disease and their families and how MND effects the body.

Come and join our interactive and educational performances at 11.45am, 2pm and 3pm at the Manchester Science Festival, John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD.

This is a free event suitable for all ages.

These performances are part of a range and variety of events that form the 2015 Manchester Science Festival (http://www.manchestersciencefestival.com).

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