From Folk Features interview article with event creators Rupert Read, Steve Waters, Kay Michael and Lucy Farrant…
Bringing together creatives, academics, conservationists, activists and other collaborators, Dodo, Phoenix, Butterfly: Dramatising the Climate Crisis, is part of a two-day symposium, Nature. Drama. Crisis.
The event will see actors perform three new plays featuring worst case, less bad and best case scenarios for a family of farmers based in the east of England, who have worked the land for generations but now, as a result of the climate crisis, face an uncertain future.
The brainchild of Rupert Read, Steve Waters, Kay Michael and Lucy Farrant. Dr Read, an activist, author and associate professor of philosophy at UEA, says: ‘We have one planet: our planet and it’s our future. We need people to visualise what is potentially coming, they need to be able to see it to really understand it.’
Read the full Folk Features article HERE
Dodo, Phoenix, Butterfly: Dramatising the Climate Crisis, taking place on Norwich Arts Centre on July 10 (10am – 5pm), is part of a two-day symposium, Nature. Drama. Crisis. The events are a partnership between the University of East Anglia, Young Norfolk Arts and Norwich Arts Centre. Tickets include lunch and drinks.
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