Runner Up for the ATG Playwrights Prize: CACEROLEO examines “safe spaces” in the arts from the point of view of a young person who grew up witnessing domestic violence.
“Original and compelling” -Isabella MacPherson, Platform Presents
“Dehumanizing” -Anonymous, Major London Theatre
“Hold onto your butts” -Sam Jackson, Jurassic Park
Nastazja Domaradzka: Originally from Poland, Nastazja is a feminist theatremaker and director. She has worked both in the UK and abroad, and her work is rooted in Eastern European practice through using theatre as the tool of resistance and amplifying underrepresented voices. She holds an MA in Applied Theatre from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and teaches at various drama schools in the UK. She recently assisted director Omar Elerian on his production of The Chairs at The Almeida and developed and led the creative programme, NO BORDERS, at The Royal Court. Directing credits include Dziady/ Forefathers' Eve at The Almeida, Scream Fire for The Revolution at Theatre Royal Stratford East and Peyvand Sadeghians' award winning piece: Dual.
Rhys Hastings: Originally from New Orleans, Rhys trained at the North Atlantic Stage Academy (NASA) before putting his acting career on hold to work as a staffer on the Clinton campaign. We all know how that went. This is his UK stage debut.
Cast & Creative Team Writer and Performer: Rhys Hastings
Director: Nastazja Domaradzka
Light and Projection Designer: Al Orange
Sound Designer: Jovana Backovic