Eastern Europeans for Dummies at Rich Mix – Fri, 18th March
Remember the last time an Eastern Europeanstole your job?
Neither do we.
Test this and other immigrant stereotypes at Eastern Europeans for Dummies, a live, exclusive, anthropological showcase of two authentic Eastern Europeans. There will be real specimens, insider knowledge of their customs and tactics and all the tips you need to survive any heated foreign encounter.
Friday 18th March
There There have dissected the Eastern European stereotype perpetuated by politicians and the media; what’s left is the often challenging immigrant reality. This show is an invitation: to step behind the headlines and have a wider conversation about immigration, integration and alienation.
Eastern Europeans for Dummies is supported by ACE and devised by There There, a 50% Romanian, 50% Serbian performance company. There There make work about national and immigrant identities, exclusion and institutionalism and consider audience development aimed at immigrant communities a core part of their practice. They have created pieces for Museum of London and Rowan Arts and performed around the UK, including at SPILL and Experimentica.
There There are Dana Olarescu and Bojana Jankovic.
Voice: Richard Cunningham
Sound: Nikola Zivojinovic
Stage and costume: Naomi Kuyck-Cohen
Light: Fridthjofur Thorsteinsson
Dramaturgical support: Diana Damian Martin
Photo: Patrícia Venâncio Oliveira