Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley is the sound designer on our production of Trainers. She also works as a solo artist in animation, sound and performance, and recently launched ‘We are here because of those that are not’, an interactive video game. Her work seeks to archive the experience of being Black and Trans while imaginatively retelling stories.
Rehearse (v.): …literally “to rake over, turn over” (soil, ground)…
Gate Associate Artist Rosie Elnile is creating Prayer – a new piece of work that re-imagines our relationship with nature, our bodies, and public spaces.
A world that crumbles with our many experiences. Supermarket shelves are coming to life, the testimonies of their produce urging to be heard. Tables across the nation, buckling under the pressure of our spaces to commune.
Université, République Française, 2020. A Rhinoceros stampedes through campus. Drifting student Nicky is at loss, what even is truth any more? Nothing feels real – except, maybe that Rhinoceros…
Stuck to shiny slick screens, pretending to be people, our animal instincts spill out sideways with catastrophic consequences. Animal humans or human animals, did we forget mother nature’s in charge?
This language carries its cure.
Nobel Prize-winning poet, Derek Walcott, reimagines Homer’s Iliad on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. Crossing time and space, this epic drama explores the wounds of slavery and the redemptive power of culture and heritage.
Directed by Elayce Ismail (Nanjing, Shakespeare’s Globe), and developed with Paterson Joseph.
Sometimes there are no safe spaces. In a group rehab centre in Bridgend, eight people are forced together to confront, relive and replay the traumas of their past. Sharing nothing in common but the addictions they are battling to overcome. How can they fix each other – when the world is broken?