Symphony of a Missing Room is an experience – in many ways an engrossing and exhilarating experience. There is a lot about theatre that appears unidirectional – a one-way flow of stimulus from the work to the audience, more akin to a broadcast than a conversation. Yet, theatre is often conceived as a reciprocal and multidirectional exchange between performer and spectators. There is something attractive to the description, validating those elusive experiences of theatre and dance that exist in the performance encounter between body and body but which escape people's ability to think or speak about their experience. Through inviting spectators to linger and spend time with their experiences, there is the potential to enter into a genuinely emancipated and participatory relationship with the performance and the experience of the performance.