Catching the Ghost

2017

A white male performer stands centre stage

Follow a young man’s journey into sight loss and his struggle to reconstruct a life from the ashes of the old, with honesty, dark humour, music and occasionally just falling over for a cheap laugh. Originally commissioned by Guide Dogs 2016 media week, this piece was later developed and presented by Extant for Wandsworth and Brighton fringe festivals, the BIT Festival Zagreb and Bloomsbury Festival 2017

Follow a young man’s journey into sight loss and his struggle to reconstruct life from the ashes of the old, with honesty, dark humour, music and occasionally just falling over for a cheap laugh.

Originally commissioned by Guide Dogs 2016 media week, this piece was later developed and presented by Extant for Wandsworth and Brighton Fringe festivals, the BIT festival Zagreb and Bloomsbury Festival 2017.

Both performers sat opposite one another in the 'magic circle' onstage. A white man waving his hand in front of the other male performer's face

 

A white male performer stands at the front of the stage in a green light, giving his monologue as the ghostDisability Arts Online came to review the show in Brighton and we were also featured in an article by the Chichester Observer. Reviewers from the Speed of Sound podcast also came along and interviewed performer Chris Campion, Steve and director Maria Oshodi; you can listen to the feature here. There was an incredibly positive response from the venues and audiences who came along and we were very proud to develop this new piece of theatre by one of our artists.

Close up of two white male actors playing an encounter in a club. The man on the right is wearing a glittering long silver wig.

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