WHAT’s on in the dome
We are excited to announce the following artists will be performing and leading workshops in our theatre dome as part of ‘Dome in a Day’. More artists will be announced soon!
Kung-fu with Yasin Moradi
Yasin is a kung-fu master from Iran and was part of the National Iranian Kung Fu team. He has lived in the UK for three years.
Yasin is also an actor whose theatre credits include: The Jungle (Young Vic and West End transfers as well as it’s US premiere in New York and San Francisco) and Borderline (International Theatre Festival of Kerala and Denmark Theatre).
Kung-Fu includes: Encampment, Southbank Centre, Tehran Kung Fu show and regular performances at the National Kung Fu Festival of Iran.
Karate with Hossein SAfarkhani
Good Chance met Hossein in the dome in Calais in 2015. He is from Iran and is based in London where he teaches karate.
Puppetry with Karhaba Collective
Founded in 2007, Collective Kahraba is a performing arts company comprised of artists and technicians from different walks of life bringing performances to areas that never access cultural activities, make it free of charge to ensure accessibility to the largest number of people.
Circus with Girum Bekele
Girum is a circus artist from Ethiopia wowing crowds with his… Girum’s theatre credits include The Jungle (Young Vic and Playhouse Theatre). He also performed in a theatre/circus workshop at the National Theatre Studios.
Mural painting with Majid Adin
Majid is an Iranian illustrator and visual artist. As part of the Good Chance Ensemble, Majid won a competition to create the official music video for Elton John’s Rocket Man, re-contextualising the lyrics as a refugee’s journey to Europe through his animation.
Majid has recently finished a one month residency at the Venice Biennale where he exhibited his work to an international audience.
Songs from sounds of REfuge
Sounds of Refuge is the brand new world music album from John Falsetto, Mohamed Sarrar and Ammar Haj Ahmad fusing Zimbabwean, Sudanese and Syrian music, spoken word and poetry.
Meeting on the set of The Jungle, the idea for Sounds of Refuge was born from a desire to challenge pre-conceptions about refuge and being a refugee.
The album was recorded at the eponymous Abbey Road Studios and premiered at Victorious Festival in 2018.
Change the word collective Premiere
Change the Word is a writing and performance collective with members from twelve countries across the world and forms part of the Good Chance Ensemble. The collective come together in workshops to share food, ideas and stories.
Change the Word Coventry will culminate in a showcase at ‘Dome in a Day’ as well as the publication of an anthology which will be available to buy online from Saturday 22nd June.
If you are an artist and want to be involved in ‘Dome in a Day’ we’d love to hear from you! Please get in touch with Dina at email@example.com. We’re particularly interested in artists based in and around the Coventry area!