Tender, uncompromising, haunting and lyrical, these four plays comprise a contemporary chronicle of the lives of East London young women. They are the result of a unique four-year partnership between award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy and MulberrySchool in East London. Originally performed by the school at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and at Southwark Playhouse, London, they are written in an ensemble storytelling style that will suit younger performance groups around the country, especially those looking for predominately female roles.
In 2010 Mulberry Theatre Company took their work to Southwark Playhouse. The SILKWORKS festival was a four days celebration of the long-term collaborations with artists that Mulberry has nurtured and the school’s creative arts work at Southwark Playhouse on
Mulberry Theatre Company (MTC) has been developed as part of the school’s arts specialism and nurtures long-term collaborations with the creative industries to inspire confidence, creativity, leadership and learning among east London’s young women.
In the past four years MTC has developed ways of working that promote and support creative collaborations between artists, pupils and teachers; it has produced three world premieres at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and one at Southwark Playhouse.
Aims of MTC
Mulberry Theatre Company is a unique pioneering initiative which seeks to inspire and engage the whole school community through theatre in all its many forms and approaches. Its mission is to create opportunities that will