2036

Presented by Bush Theatre's Project 2036 cohort
A Bush Theatre Production filmed by Savage Mills
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What will theatre be like in 2036? Take a look.

Watch the world premiere of three exhilarating showcases from the next generation of theatre designers. Working with a team of writers, creatives and performers, the Project 2036 cohort have used design as a starting point for the stories they want to tell.

Devon Muller’s Pawn: Bullied at school for looking Indian. Profiled with his friends by the police for being Black. Jordan’s mixed heritage turns everyday encounters into a game of politics and power. Spoken word and innovative lighting design collide in Devon Muller’s exploration of race and identity, written with Omar Bynon. Directed by Daniel Bailey and filmed live at the Bush Theatre.

QianEr Jin’s One Day: Can’t sleep. Grab a coffee. Don’t forget Po Po’s funeral flowers. QianEr Jin’s immersive film, written by Kathryn Golding, explores Ashley’s story through the eyes of a mayfly, which lives its whole life in the course of a single day. Directed by Daniel Bailey, with animation by Nicholas Wong and music composed by YingEr Jin.

Latekid’s LimBo: This conceptual music performance video is an interrogation of the ‘self’, racial identity and the anomalies of life, with self produced music and poetry from Latekid (Darius McFarlane) and co-directed by Avenhue. Filmed live at the Bush Theatre.

 

HOW DOES IT WORK?

20.00 (BST) 22 April – 00.00 29 April, 2036 will be available to watch on demand from anywhere in the world.

It can be watched on your web browser, via Google Chromecast, or on Apple TV, Android TV or Amazon Fire TV. Find out more.

Please note that subtitling (English – UK) is only available on the captioned version of the film.

 

Looking for show guidance and content warnings?
Read our 2036 pre-show information or email [email protected] if you have specific concerns or questions.

 

2036 is made possible thanks to the support of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund, which enables the venue to produce work from October 2020 to March 2021.
Bush Theatre’s Project 2036 is a talent developent programme for Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee emerging theatre designers. The programme has been running for four years, and has supported twelve artists in that time
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Suni La
Suni La trained at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) London on the 3 year Acting Course. Theatre credits include: The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (New Vic), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre), Fox Attack (National Theatre of Scotland/Oran Mór), Running on the Cracks (Pilot Theatre/Tron Theatre), Eternity (International Tour, Asaro), Foreign Goods 3 (Pokfulam Rd Productions), The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence (Vital Xposure), My Skype Family (ice&fire), Return (3fates/Tara Arts), Word: Play 3 'Awake' (Box of Tricks), Sohostreets (Soho Theatre). Television credits include: Vigil (BBC/World Productions), Trust Me (BBC/RED Production Company), Just Eat (Academy Films), Beamups (SENSO Productions), Crimewatch (BBC). Film credits include: Between You and Me (Open Hatch), Panic (White Night Films - Best British Feature nominated at Raindance Film Festival), Right Swipe (Blind Cobbler Films - winner of Best Web Series/TV Pilot at London Independent Film Awards and Best Foreign film at Hollywood Short Film Festival), Blue Pen (filmpro - winner for Performance at Picture this... Film Festival).

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