White Shoes

Ankles

This is our book of spells. 

We put words in here, so that a change comes out. 

In here, you will find spells that protest

That rebel

That reclaim

That recounjure

That seep under your skin and haunt.

In here, you will hear stories you've probably heard before. 

But we hope that we never have to tell again. 

Now, as we begin, we ask you to be open 

To fall under our spells 

And be the change that emerges.

Born from teenage girls’ experiences of gendered school uniform policies, Ankles is a live Book of Spells to cast away victim-blaming culture. Through a whirlwind of poetry, movement, and a haunting musical score, we ask, when will we stop teaching kids that it’s girls’ responsibility to keep themselves safe from sexual violence?

DATES 

20th-21st May - Park Theatre, London - 

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9th-11th June 22 - Northern Stage, Newcastle -

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CAST 

Kay Greyson

Brogan Gilbert 

India Barnett 

CREATIVE TEAM
Writer & Director – Bethan Kitchen
Producer– Lydia Brickland
Sound Designer – Roma Yagnik

 

Made in collaboration with young women and non-binary people from the East End of Newcastle.

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