The Debut Festival is a pioneering event dedicated to the staging of selected new plays written and directed as well as performed by graduating students on this course.
Presented by BA Acting and Contemporary Theatre
Writers mentored by Charlotte Josephine
Directors mentored by Jesse Briton
Concept by Uri Roodner
Designed by graduating students of The Wimbledon College of Art
Mentored by Budug Jones and Lucy Algar
From Wednesday 22 to Saturday 25 February
Wednesday 22 February
An experimental, observational comedy.
Written by Helen Potter Directed by Steinunn McQueen
An unconventional love story.
Written by Meriel Hinsching Directed by Miles Jovian.
Thursday 23 February
7.30pm The Waves
Rachel’s suicide seems inevitable. Can her mother’s help?
Written and Directed by Ed Theakston
A nostalgic coming-of-age story.
Written by Urielle Klein Directed by Meriel Hinsching
Friday 24 February
Imagine an infinite library where everything is written…
Written by Phoebe Stapleton Directed by Jo Ben Ayed and Josh Foyster
8.30pm That Time It Was Your Birthday
Of course you’re allowed to grieve, but only until the funeral…
Written by Gabriella Leon Directed by Carissa Wagner
Saturday 25 February
Festival Day (with additional events to be announced)
1.00pm That Time It Was Your Birthday
3.15pm The Waves