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Concept,  Direction & Design :
Valentina Ceschi, Guoda Jaruševiciute & Kate Lane

Text: Thomas Eccleshare
Originial Music : Caroline Devine
Lighting : Beatrice Rocchi

Photographer: Camilia Greenwell

UTOPIA is a visual exploration of the concept of ‘utopia’ as the place “just beyond” the horizon, an ideal you can’t quite see or reach, and a nostalgic ever-place that is formed in the audience’s mind. The performance is a collaboration with writer Thomas Eccleshare, lighting designer Beatrice Rocchi, and composer Caroline Devine, with additional choreography by Joe Wild.

It is a Brave New Worlds Production. It was originally developed through a Barbican Pit Lab  in 2013 and performed as a work-in-progress at The Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick, London. It was developed further at The Point, Eastleigh with performances at the MK Gallery, Milton Keynes and Block 336 , London. UTOPIA was selected as part of the UK Pavilion as part of the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space  in 2015.

Work in Progress: 

The Barbican Pit Theatre 6 June 2013



The Yard Theatre 2-6 July 2013 

Block 336 Gallery London 7 November 2014

MK Gallery Milton Keyes 14 August 2014

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