We have prepared four different performances over the past two years:
Lovesplay – written and directed by Akulah Agbami, with segments devised by the company
This opening piece articulates the eternal question – what is love? What do you do when you find it? What do you do if duty compels you to walk away from it? Lovesplay is a captivating retelling of the Queen of Sheba’s relationship with King Solomon, a story distant from our 21st century lives in some ways, but not in others, as we gently draw the audience into the piece and get them to reveal their own love stories….
Mkeka, Straw mat, - written and directed by Akulah Agbami. Performed by Amantha Edmead, Judith Davis, Akulah Agbami , the piece draws upon African theatrical traditions and weaves together two heart-warming folktales which subtly remind young people of the importance of family and friends. An interactive performance , at times comic, at times thought-provoking, that entrances young audiences – ideal for children aged 5-9.
Red Waters, Mind locked – written and directed by Cleo Lake. This is a piece which incorporates dance segments filmed on location in Ghana and wonders how many more lives will be lost in the crossing of the waters?
Warnings – written and directed by Akulah Agbami. A piece that strikes a different note looking at the ugliness of war, homing in on three examples of the escalation of madness, drawing the audience in to dramatize their own experience of the bitterest conflict. A piece that issues repeated warnings about the unanswerable questions of war…