Gaël's photos- Director
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Premiere of the play by Ruy Jobim Neto at thw CASA Festival 2011 at the Oval House.
This partially devised, partially written piece, starring icelandic actress Vala Omarsdottir is a one woman show, about identity and home. London, Spain and Iceland May-August 2008-2009. Words by Isla Gray. Produced by Mari Rettedal-Westlake. Designed by Jordi Serra. Photos by Arnar M. Gudmundsson
Show Exile at Camden People's Theatre, January 2008. Prepare yourself for a journey where new languages are created, suitcases are boats and human beings live in sellotape Islands... Photos by Daniela Justus. Lighting by Adi Shimrony. Actors: Anne Langford, Imogen Butler-Cole, Vala Omarsdottir, Sam Lester.
UNDER THE SKIN (6)
Supported by Amnesty International, Arts Council of England and Oh! ARt, 'Under the Skin' is a political play about women and war in countries in development. Based on reports from the Angolan Civil war, 'Under the Skin' was performed in the 18th century chapel of the Oxford House by Andrew rasheed and Gael Le Cornec, live music by Menino Josue and light designed by Chris Jackson. May 2006.
A research project based on the theme of Exile in our society and on the different possibilities of theatre language.These are pictures of the devising process, a collaboration between the actors, Thai theatre practioner Uma Thongman and myself. The performance was comissioned as a scratch by the AAS Festival Oxford House Bethnal Green, December 2006. We are currently developing it further and looking for a venue to produce a full version of Exile. Please click on the first picture then use the arrows to view the following pictures.
THE LATE HOUR (7)
A woman and a man are trapped in a place they don’t know. Night after night a stranger comes to feed them. A contemporary tale of dreams, love, betrayal and…clocks. Performed at The Space in October 2006 by Lisa Benson and Pethrow Gooden. pictures from digital mini-dv cam.
Created in collaboration with the performers and using live music, film projection, dance and poetry,'Stories of the forgotten land' was my first full lenght directing piece. Work-in progress at the Place and final Performance at Chisenhale Dance Space, 2005. All pictures by Santiago Arribas.