Meet Group 28

Anna Pellegrini, Ellie Hurt, Olivia Dodd, Priyank Morjaria

Perspectives

When an incident happens in the street, the significance of the consequences starts to unravel. Perspectives focuses on the narration of one event from two different points of view. Through this formal device the piece explores the functionality of language as a conveyor of meaning which can be shaped to empower the speaker. Imagined in a future post-pandemic world and playing with various digital formats, the film also offers and insight on contemporary communication and its consequent linguistic simplification. The question that arises from the characters’ discourse concerns the effectiveness and validity of their words, which can move against the emotions they try to express.

Available August 20

Olivia Dodd – Performer
Olivia Dodd is an actor, poet, and artist. She recently graduated from RCSSD on the BA Acting course. Originally, she is from New Hampshire, USA but now resides in London. Her Spotlight can be viewed here: 2852-0192-6474 Contact via her website here or follow her on Instagram: @olivia__dd

Ellie Hurt – Director
Ellie is a Liverpool based director. Recent assistant directing credits include: National Theatre (Hamlet), Octagon Theatre (Treasure Island), Storyhouse (Twelfth Night), National Theatre (A Winter’s Tale) and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse (Fiddler on the Roof). Directing credits include: The Collector, Hope Street Theatre; Murder Ballads, Liverpool’s Royal Court Studio, The Other Palace, and Edinburgh Festival Fringe; and Off the Ground Theatre’s Sinbad, a national tour. Ellie was a member of the Young Directors Programme at the Everyman, and undertook a placement as part of the Directors Programme at the Young
Vic.

Priyank Morjaria – Performer
Priyank Morjaria is young and charismatic actor from London. Recently graduating from the Royal Central School of speech and drama, he now works internationally on stage and screen. Priyank is due to be on stage at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in it’s latest production of Romeo and Juliet.  Spotlight: 5014-3498-0374 Instagram @priyankmorjaria email – staddonoffice@curtisbrown.co.uk

Anna Pellegrini – Writer
Anna is an Italian writer who has moved to London in 2019. She graduated in Literature, music and performing arts at the University of Genoa in Italy and has moved to the UK to attend a Master in Playwriting at Royal Holloway, University of London. In October 2019, one of her short plays was staged as a Rapid Write Response at Theatre 503 and another one of her short plays will be performed through Scratching Night in September 2020. With her writing she explores representation processes and language as creators of meaning and of identities. She has an uncontainable passion for art in all its multiple forms.

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