Following the cancellation of my Augmented tour half way through, I’m proud that the film of the Salisbury Playhouse performance will be streaming online at GIFT on saturday 2nd May at 4pm, with a Q&A after. Intsead of paying for your ticket you can make a donation to GIFT. Click on the donate link on the website. Reserve your ticket to Augmented here and check out the rest of the festival. See you there!
“This year’s digital re-imagining of Gateshead International Festival of Theatre (GIFT) kicks off on Friday 1 May, through to Sunday 3 May. With a thought provoking, curated programme of contemporary theatre, dance and interactive events, this tenth edition of the festival aims to connect artists and audiences self-isolating at home, to share and inspire creativity.
Catch global artists and brilliant new works. Immerse yourself in sensory experiences, experimental works in progress and lively debates – and all from the comfort of your armchair. Book up your festival weekend now, with a packed programme of events and performances shown in real time, and join artists and audiences tuning in worldwide to encounter bold new works, share human stories and build personal networks (with a virtual cocktail party if that’s your thing) at giftfestival.co.uk. @giftfest #cultureinquarantine #stayathome
Fancy an action-packed weekend of the best theatre, dance and interactive events from the comfort of your armchair? Check out the digital edition of @giftfest which lands 1-3 May. All events and shows, and tickets for this year’s festival, on giftfestival.co.uk “
Augmented running time is 70 mins.
Augmented is the inaugural show for Augmented Productions and is produced by Told by an Idiot’s leading producer, Jenni Grainger. The show is in association with Told by an Idiot.
Writer and Performer Sophie Woolley
Director Rachel Bagshaw
Assistant Director Esther Dix
Designers Laura Hopkins and Khadija Raza
Lighting and Projection Design Joshua Pharo
Movement Direction Rachel Drazek
Audio Description Michael Achtman
Tour booking Emily Lunnon, Original producer Kendall Masson, R&D movement by Lucia Tong and Martyn Garside, Secret dance track Lee Affen.