With living voice...
Viva Voce is an international company based in the South West of England. Founded in 2011 by Jessica Beck and Helena Enright, Viva Voce’s mission is to create theatre from the words of real people, propelled by the belief that sharing and listening to each other’s life experiences can enrich our communities, and in turn, our lives.
Viva Voce will be resident in The Bike Shed Theatre from 26th November to 14th December. As part of the residency at The Bike Shed Theatre, Viva Voce will be gathering new testimony materials for their next production, and will present a selection of readings, talks and screenings of previous work and related material. We will also be restaging The Exeter Blitz Project.
Further details can be found on www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk
“Should be seen by all citizens of Exeter” - Theatre Wag
“Engrossing, poignant, evocative…expertly and subtly directed.” – Exeunt Magazine
“A fascinating collage of stories.” – The Express and Echo *****
Past productions by Viva Voce
Tin Girls with photographer Alice Carfrae
March 2012 at The Bike Shed Theatre and Dartington Hall
A mixed-media project featuring the photography of Alice Carfrae and testimonies of trafficked Nepali women.
See Tin Girls for more details.
Less Than a Year by Helena Enright
January 2011 at The Bike Shed Theatre and University of Exeter.
The first collaboration of Viva Voce, this documentary play offers the account of an Irish couple who lost their teenage daughter to cancer, raising money for the UK Bone Cancer Research Trust.
See Less Than A Year for more details.
Viva Voce believes in the power of people's stories, as well as giving back to the community. Our mission is to create artistic experiences from the words of real people, propelled by the belief that sharing and listening to each other's life experiences can enrich our communities, and in turn, our lives.
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