In 2020-2021 our Radical Makers were…
Although I have been doing things with words and language for most of my life, it was not until a few years ago that I started creative writing.
I became involved with Collective Encounters in 2017, when I had my first experience as a stage actor. This was in the play “Cracked”, which was performed at Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre and at other venues around the City.
Music and singing was a constant in our house, we would act out films and take on different characters in a fun not serious way
I joined a drama group in 2008 and gained some confidence to perform
I love going to the theatre, art galleries and museums
My dad in white
Then I heard of Radical Makers. I was impressed with the manifesto. I want to know more about how performance can effect social change. I want to write a hard-hitting piece and get it performed, by people in crisis that would never think of themselves on a stage, like I was.
In May 2021, the Radical Makers group shared two digital performances on the theme of division using transmedia storytelling, devised and participatory theatre techniques.
Their performance was recorded live via Zoom and made entirely under lockdown conditions.
‘Divisions’ was created by the Radical Makers cohort of 20/21: Tim Bowman, Tina Curtis, Laura Hall, John McMahon, Wendy O’Connor, Tom Shennan, Heidi Robinson, and Daryl Rowlands, with Artistic Director Sarah Thornton and Course Director Aidan Jolly