Make Me performed at Fringe 2017, Surgeons Hall
What do an Indian banker, a Chinese nurse and a Polish housekeeper have in common? Three young women search for love and find themselves in a unique love triangle. The women tell stories about their secret desires, longing for fulfillment, and unavoidably go back to how they first met the same man - Dean. Falling for his charm, they engage in an open relationship where each of them, in their own way, learns about themselves. They try to understand how to find love in a big city where affection and objectification of sex are too easy to mix up.
Invisible Man performed at Whitespace Gallery
James works as a cleaner in corporation. On one of his shifts he sees a girl working in the office who gets his interest. He starts to observe her, gets to know her habits, he starts to fall in love with her but is too scared to ask her out. Instead, he chooses to pretend that he works at the office as a ‘resource manager’ and hopes that she will notice him. After months of staring at her with help of Tinder he manages to ask her out. They start from meeting for a coffee then drinks follow and finally they end up at Christmas Party where truth about James identity will come into light.
Motherland rehearsed reading at Tron Theatre
Kasia arrives in UK to reunion with her sister and father who emigrated in order to pay debts which they fallen into after illness of their mother. She doesn’t approve her family choice and struggles to accept the new reality as well as struggles to overcome the pain after losing her mother. Kasia speaks limited English and her inability to engage in school frustrates her even further she struggles with the emotional turmoil and as a result falls into constant disagreements with her sister. In order to improve Kasia’s English Marysia signs her up to evening English classes where she meets Rasheed, Syrian refugee in her age. Learning about struggles Rasheed helps Kasia to heal and accept the new reality.
Three Flowers performed as part of National Theatre's Five Minute Theatre Festival
The piece portrayed a to-be-immigrant during a decision taking situation about leaving her native country. The performance presents the emotional and social struggle of people who decide to begin their new lives abroad.
Assistant Director at Play and a Pint, Oran Mor
Bunnies by Kieren Lynn and directed by Nicola McCartney;
Top Table by Rob Drummond and directed by David Overend.
Ensemble Member of Blood Water Theatre
Anna is a member Blood Water Theatre which was formed in order to challenge commercial approach to theatre making and to experiment with devising. Group experiments with roles of director and performer, giving opportunity to collective creative process. Group's first performance "Whose story is it anyway" was staged at Tron Theatre. The group's most recent performance "Leave your shoes at the door" was performed at Centre for Contemporary Arts. Anna performed role of Monica and also directed a short film which was a part of the performance. Film was based on a scene from Comedy of Errors by Shakespeare.
High Flats documentary screened at Centre for Contemporary Arts
High Flats is a short documentary portraying life in high rise flats and is based on personal stories of their tenants. It presents their views on living in high rise estates and in the contemporary Glasgow. By bringing the metaphore of the Biblic tower of Babel where people began to speak in different languages and permanently lost their initial cohesion, tenants of high rise flats were asked whether it was possible for people of different cultures to co-exist together.
Kupala Night performed at Glasgow Mela Festival and Edinburgh Mela Festival
Anna devised together with a group of Polish short movement piece inspired by the Polish traditional dance and the Slavic celebration of Summer solstice called Kupala Night.