An interactive performance where the audience come for tea with Margaret Thatcher.
Directed by Lila Robirosa
Costume by Corinna Francavilla
"Boal delivers a surprisingly nuanced portrayal of the former PM, breathing some remorse and self-awareness into the otherwise despicable beast" - The Upcoming
Thatcher-Rite was first commissioned as part of Razed & Confused Goes Digital 2.0 by Raze Collective and Something To Aim For in December 2020. Followed by a live work-in-progress performance at Camden People's Theatre in September 2021.
Further supported by artsdepot as part of a residency in February 2022.
Photo credit: Jenna Coombs
Starting Blocks 2022 & The Children are Leaving
The climate apocalypse approaches and Grace Fool, an out-of-work clown, faces her final hour all on her own. Or so she thinks. On Earth's final night, something more life changing than the end of the world sets Grace Fool on an unexpected journey of revelation and hope.
Design by Egon Centrik
From January to March 2022 I took part in Camden People's Theatre's annual artist development programme, Starting Blocks. During my time on Starting Blocks I developed The Children are Leaving.
More info about Starting Blocks and the artists who took part can be found here.
Photo credit: Jenna Coombs.
NewGens & The Concrete Jungle Book
NewGens is a youth collective overseen and delivered by HighRise Theatre, with the aim to give underrepresented creatives a route into higher education and job opportunities in the arts.
We made our debut with The Concrete Jungle Book - a Hip-Hop musical retelling of the classic story - now making it's return to The Pleasance from the 25th of May to 11th of June. Get tickets here!
idiots. gay idiots.
A vaudevillian cabaret night where funny gay idiots are funny, gay and idiotic. Platforming alternative comedy performance this cabaret is sort of hosted by Grace Fool, and actually hosted by Jennifer Schmennifer. Expect drag, clowns, comedians & straight-up tomfoolery.
"For fans of comedy or performance art who’d like a dip into a more alternative selection of performers, it provides an eclectic and, ultimately, entertaining evening" - The Reviews Hub
More info at gayidiots.com
Photo by James Klug.
Why I am an Avocado
Working with my good friend Rebecka Öberg, this is an interactive comedy where queer narratives, characters, and confessions tie together with the question we all ask: "What makes me an avocado?"
Scenic & Lighting Design by Millie Hawkes
"A completely bonkers piece of theatre"★★★★ Broadway Baby
"Laugh-out-loud funny... You don't want to miss this" VoiceMag
Winner of Best Comedy at Greater Manchester Fringe 2021
The show premiered at Göteborgs Stadsteater in June 2019 as part of WestPride. It played at Brighton and Manchester Fringes in Summer 2021. Played at King's Head Theatre as part of SPRINGBOARD in April 2022.
My final year project as part of Rose Bruford College's Divergent Pathways Season, Hypokritēs explored the notion of a contemporary chorus.
Looking at the architectural spaces where the Ancient Greek Chorus performed and otherness within a protagonist, what emerged was an entertaining stream of stories, personas, and dance sequences.
Performers: Jack Boal, Esther Potter, Marie Walker, and Lillian Worden
Lighting Design: Ryan Cowley
Stage Manager: Yasmin Cordelia Brook
Sound Operator: Andrew Crosby
Photo Credit: Michael O'Reilly