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GLOD: Political Theatre as a Civil Right (Season 2) - Chris Thorpe

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GLOD

Romanian noun (from the Hungarian galád or the Russian глуда (gluda))

Wet earth (soaked by rain water or melted snow) / Mud / Clay

GLOD: Political Theatre as a Civil Right Monday08 February 2021 1pm EDT, 6pm GMT, 8pm GMT+2 with Chris Thorpe performing extracts from his writing.

Chris is a writer and performer from Manchester, England.

Chris writes and tours in the UK and internationally (when it’s allowed). Recent work includes Status (Rachel Chavkin/China Plate); The Mysteries (Royal Exchange, Manchester); The Shape of the Pain (Rache Bagshaw/China Plate); Am I Dead Yet? (Unlimited); The Iphigenia Quartet: Chorus (Gate); There Has Possibly Been An Incident (Royal Exchange, Manchester/Soho/Edinburgh Festival Fringe/Theatertreffen, Berlin): Victory Condition (Royal Court), and upcoming collaborations with the Royal Court, Nationaltheater Mannheim/Javaad Alipoor, Rachel Chavkin/Lekan Lawal and Yusra Warsama.

Chris will perform extracts from

Always Maybe The Last Time (upcoming Royal Court/Methuen Climate Commission)

There Has Possibly Been An Incident (Royal Exchange, Manchester/Soho/Edinburgh Festival Fringe/Theatertreffen, Berlin).

Community Transmission (commissioned & first presented by Sismo Stories & Performances, Amsterdam www.sismo.nl)

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All performances and discussions are free.

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Hosted by Howlround Theatre Commons | Coordinated by BÉZNĂ Theatre

A British Romanian theatre company making work that investigates societal inequalities & confronts institutional & normalised violences. Pivotal to our work are close collaborations with activists & academics during field research, inclusion of communities in our process & emancipatory actions to enact lasting change. www.beznatheatre.org

To support BÉZNĂ Theatre please consider donating here: http://www.beznatheatre.org/support-us

This is the second event in Glod Season 2. Other event details to follow.

Mon 25 Jan: Freedom Theatre's Return to Palestine (Register here)

Recordings from Season 1:

ILLEGALISED, BÉZNĂ Theatre (watch the recording here)

HEAVENS, Zoukak Theatre Company (watch the recording here)

I Have Met The Enemy (and the enemy is us), Common Wealth (watch the recording here)

Discussion with Jordanian satirist Nabil Sawalha (watch the recording here)

Oranges & Stones, Ashtar Theatre (watch the recording here)

Revenge, Laura Uribe & Juan Carlos Saavados (watch the recording here)

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