The ways in which communities engage with my work is embedded in my artistic practice. On this page, you can see a set of outreach programmes I have devised and run in recent years.
Emerging Theatre-Makers Workshop
& Networking Event for Queer Creatives
building on Selected Recordings of Us 2.0, April 2022
Alongside the rescheduled VAULT run of Selected Recordings of Us, I have designed, produced and run a workshop for young theatre-makers. I have also arranged a networking event for queer artists impacted by the cancellation of VAULT Festival 2022. With the generous support of the Rosemary Branch Theatre, Glass House London, Raze Collective and Boundless Theatre. Read more and see pictures at this link.
The Archive Is Permanently Under Construction
Barbican, February-March 2022
I joined this programme run by the Barbican, exploring queer archival practices in collaboration with the Bishopsgate Institute. With the help of fellow young, queer archivists we curated a response to the exhibition in The Curve, Out and About!: 40 LGBTQ+ Moments, as part of a Young Barbican night in March. Read our contributions at this link.
Art & Activism Talk
Como Pride (Italy), 6 February 2022
As part of Italian LGBTQ+ organisation Como Pride Art & Activism workshop, I gave a talk on queerness and activism through theatre. I discussed my own experience of migrating to the UK, founding Undone Theatre and creating queer work such as Selected Recordings of Us and LONDON/LONDRA.
Remembering Selected Recordings of Us
following our first run at The Space, September 2021
Expanding on the show's themes of memory and queer remembrance, I organised the Remembering Selected Recordings of Us Project—a collection of photos, fragments, audience reactions and more documenting our theatre company's small contribution to exploring and remembering queer history. You can find out more this project here, read my blog post following this link, and watch our BTS documentary including footage of the Q&A that we run with our LGBTQ+ audiences.
Adapting Greek Tragedy for Contemporary Audiences Q&A
building on Oedipus Rex, February 2020
Thanks to the support of the Byre Theatre and in collaboration with the Centre for the Public Understanding of Greek and Roman Drama (CPUGRD), I organised and hosted a talk and Q&A on adapting Greek tragedy for contemporary audiences.
Shakespeare across Borders
On The Rocks Festival 2019
In my role as Head of Events for the 2019 On The Rocks Festival, I curated the transfer of a student theatre company from Italy to Scotland. The company performed Shakespeare's The Tempest in English to an English-speaking audience. The show was followed by a talk and Q&A with a representative of the University of St Andrews' School of Modern Languages.