Art is a Weapon
Mansfield born performer & director Christopher Elliot graduated from the European Theatre Arts Programme at Rose Bruford College in 2015. In 2014 he travelled to Barcelona where he trained at the Institut Del Teatre. He recently relocated to Manchester where he continues to enhance and develop his training and methodologies. As an individual, Christopher is heavily influence by bodily expression. Firstly, as a training method and also a dramaturgical tool within performance. He is a firm follower and believer of the principles of Grotowski, from which his movement training develops. He has a particular interest in the visual dramaturgy of performance ,and because of this dedicates his training to finding a semiosis in the body, and composition of performance.
Before graduating from the European Theatre Arts Programme at Rose Bruford College in 2015, Performer, Director & Dramaturg Aiden Ross worked with International award-winning Yorkshire-based theatre company, Horizon Arts. In 2014 Aiden travelled to Estonia to train at the EMTA lavakunstikool and the Baltic Film Academy. His work is deeply rooted in the dramaturgical structuring of performance and in response to the critical analysis of performance theorist, Hans-Thies Lehmann.
Author, Dramaturg & Performer Tommy Pullen graduated from the European Theatre Arts programme at Rose Bruford College in 2015. In the same year he performed A 30-Hour Shift, a durational performance taking place over the course of a week that ran along side his solo exhibition Simperlism, the piece was a reaction against the likelihood of mass privatisation of the NHS and the physical demands that are ever increasing on our doctors and nurses. In October 2015 Tommy was appointed young representative on the board of the London Bubble Theatre Company in Southwark. Tommy's work is driven by the need for transparency and bringing those in power to account. In 2014 he travelled to Slovakia and trained at VSMU Bratislava. At the moment he is working on a sequel to his debut publication Words From A King Size Bed.