Lift The Carpet
This is a spoken word piece, written in rhyme about a young girl who has been raped and how she deals with the aftermath of the crime. The work was developed from research about female protest and has been performed throughout the past 2 years in N.Ireland, in association with women’s groups, charities and educational workshops about the issue of consent.
Written & Performed by Aoibh Johnson
Out on a School Night
This play reflects on the experience of a teenage boy dealing with the pressures of growing up. The character has found himself in an uncomfortable situation and feels out of his depth. A story exploring common and concerning attitudes towards women.
Written by Cahal Clarke
Performed by Ronan Johnson
''Lift The Carpet is powerful, thought-provoking and emotive. This is the kind of writing that stops you in your tracks and wakes you up'
- Olivia Brady
Pascal Ó’Murchú & Anti-Social Theatre
A performance lecture documenting the work of Pascal O'Murchu, a political theatre activist and his short lived theatrical career.
Written and Performed by Cahal Clarke
Featuring Pascal Clarke as O'Murchu
If the Hat Fits
A devised children's theatre piece, developed as part of Dr. Tom Maguire's 'Theatre for Young Audiences' module.
Directed by Cahal Clarke
Performed by Aoibh Johnson, David Arbuthnot, Shelby Devine and Lauren McGinty
Stage Managed by Katie Laverty and Caitlin Hunter
Music Composed by David Arbuthnot
''It is so refreshing to see feminist issues explored from a young males perspective. A vital piece for the modern world''
- Joshua Findon Magee (Noisy Parrot Productions) on seeing 'Out on a School Night'.
''Convincing,enlightening, informative. Then the rug was pulled from under our feet. A truly captivating performance''
- Aodhan Gervin on seeing 'Anti Social Theatre'
''Playful, entertaining, colourful. Beautiful use of music and visuals. Amazing what you can do without any words!''
- Ben Thompson on seeing 'If The Hat Fits'.