Soapbox by TYPT:15 - 20-22 August 2015
Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London, NW3 3HY
Devised by Talawa Theatre Company's TYPT:15 Company
Directed by Christopher Simpson
SOAPBOX: A dynamic new show blending physical theatre, lyrical text and live music.
TYPT is Talawa Theatre Company's flagship programme for emerging theatre makers. Every year a new team of emerging and established artists come together to create a brand new show in just 4 weeks.
Soapbox, the TYPT:15 production, played at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Embassy Theatre between 20 and 22 August 2015.
How does the politician craft her speech to get our votes?
How does the property developer spin the story of our city?
Who listens when the homeless man speaks?
SOAPBOX was a dynamic new show blending physical theatre, lyrical text and live music.
First performed: 20 – 22 August 2015, Embassy Theatre
A whisper, a scream or a desperate plea; step into a unique world where people dare to speak.
- Lidia Crisafulli
Christopher Simpson, Director
"it’s the story of how you get out of the box you’ve been put into, to articulate in a free and dynamic way."
Arise TV Interview
Dear Anonymous Black Man - Teaser
Alaba Nwanya Faaiz Mbelizi Jasmine Breinburg Liah Tecle Patrick Elue Rosemary Akinola
Writer and Deviser: Aude Konan
Assistant Designer/ASM: Alice Simonato
Director: Christopher Simpson
Movement: Coral Messam and Christopher Simpson
Designer: Mila Sanders
Lighting Designer: Pablo Fernández Baz
Musician: Fran Lobo
Production Manager: Samantha Nurse
Stage Manager (on book): Julia Nimmo
Producer: Gail Babb
Assistant Director: Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu
SOAPBOX - TYPT:15 Performed at The Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: 20 - 22 August 2015