Steph

Connell

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Light the Fuse

Light the Fuse is led by Artistic Director Gemma Fairlie.. They charge everyday spaces with explosive, visual and physical elements to surprise and captivate audiences of all ages. They aim to make audiences reconsider their usual environments and see the fun in the mundane.

Full Stop

 

Full Stop is an outdoor show exploring 24 hours at a London bus stop... in 24 minutes. The show was orginally commissioned by Lyric Hammersmith, GDIF, Lattitude and Watford Palace as part of Theatre in the Square 2014. I came on board to produce the show in 2015 as a co-production between Light the Fuse and Scribbled Thought. I took it to seven festivals in summer 2015 performing to over 9300 audience members.

 

Full Stop was supported by Arts Council England.

 

'For sheer delight on a summer's afertnoon, Light the Fuse's Full Stop is the perfect performance piece.' Financial Times

 

'It's all perfectly times and perfectly pitched. Acrobatics fusing with drama and comedy to create an engaging and entertaining look at society.' Public Reviews

More information about Full Stop can be found here.

Playground Victories

 

This is the second collaboration between Light the Fuse and Scribbled Thought produced by myself and directed by Gemma Fairlie. It is a devsied outdoor show combining comedy, circus, puppetry and physical theatre and shows 24 hours at playground. The show was supported by Arts Council England, Sea Change Arts and artsdepot and toured to seven festivals throughout the UK in summer 2017.

 

More information on Playground Victories and future touring can be found here.