While We Were Waiting, Something Changed

An audio-visual ‘pod walk’ that transforms your phone into a portal, transporting you to an alternative reality

While We Were Waiting… Something Changed is the first collaboration between Gob Squad and the Contact Theatre in Manchester, UK.

CONTACT YOUNG COMPANY come together to explore the rites of passage from adolescence to adulthood. This one hour guided pod walk takes the audience on a route beginning and ending at Contact, passing through transitory, transcendental, and transformational landmarks.

We look behind to our immeasurable pasts, and walk towards our unknown futures, balancing between the threshold state of ‘no longer’ and ‘not yet’.

CONTACT Theatre Manchester is the leading national theatre and arts venue to place young people at the decision-making heart of everything.

At Contact, young people aged 13-30 genuinely lead, working alongside staff in deciding the artistic programme, making staff appointments and act as full Board members. The result is an outstanding, diverse and accessible artistic programme for everyone.