Dokunnu

5 Jul

Written and Directed by Celeste | Produced by Corey Reynolds

Dokunnu

5 Jul

Will just wants to party with his best mate James. His father is pressuring him to marry a nice English girl and his Black girlfriend Sarah wants a baby. Dokunnu is a new play that explores familial bonds, intercultural relationships and secrets.

Celeste studied Drama, Applied Theatre and Education at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and Performance and Culture at Goldsmiths. Working in participatory theatre, Celeste has produced a variety of pieces whilst working with organisations such as Arts Admin, Cardboard Citizens, Nomad Projects, Tower Hamlets and the City of London Corporation. Whilst studying an MA in Theatre Directing at Mountview, Celeste has assisted Lekan Lawal on The Fear by Roy Williams, Paul-Ryan Carberry on Half a Sixpence and Lucy Foster on Thomas, which was part of the 2019 Vault festival. Celeste’s directing credits include: Inside: Out (Aldgate Square festival), Winsome Whispers (Phytology), Chicken Soup (Brady Arts Centre).

Corey is a chartered accountant and is completing an MA Creative Producing at Mountview. He completed the Stage One Producing workshop in 2016 and the CTI Intensive (New York City) in 2019. Producing credits include The Last Five Years, Sing On Through Tomorrow, The Unspoken Word is Joe, The Lonely Wolf, The Trouble With Harry, and Amadeus. As an accountant he has worked for Opera Australia, GWB Entertainment, Paxinos and Associates, White Sky Music, Mushroom Music Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Board memberships have included MKA: Theatre of New Writing, Lyric Opera Melbourne and Vanguard (Malthouse Theatre).

Booking Info

Dates

Friday 5 July, 6pm & 8pm

Prices
1 festival show £6
2 festival shows £10
1 festival show - Southwark Presents Cardholders £5
2 festival shows - Southwark Presents Cardholders £8
Venue

Backstage Theatre, Mountview, 120 Peckham Hill Street, SE15 5JT

To Book

020 8881 2201
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