From 2015 LegalAliens ha started running Theatre of the Oppressed workshops with young people, migrants and refugees. Our sessions involve warm up games directly inspired by August Boal's "Games for an actors and non actors" in which participants discover space and movement through group and pair work, followed by simple devising tasks like creating a
With the refugees crisis becoming more and more prominent in the news, with threats or more war in the Middle East and further displacement of people, we feel, as artist, the need to use theatre to make sense of what is going on around us. LegalAliens' project Between the Devil and the Deep Blue sea
Migrants come and steal our jobs. Migrants don't speak our language properly and I can't understand them. Migrants speak their language on the bus and I feel intimidated. I can't recognise my neighbourhood anymore because migrants set up their shops. Migrants' children slow down the rest of the class at school Migrants cause crime. Migrants
LegalAliens' London Theatre Passport workshop is back at the Actors Centre on the 22nd, 29th and 5th of February. An opportunity for international actors still new to London to explore the capital's acting world, learn how and where to find work, places, venues, people, websites, CV presentation and all that jazz! Three intense evenings, 6-9pm
A call for International actors based in London (long term or just visiting for summer)!! Here's your chance to join artistic directors Becka McFadden and Lara Parmiani at the City lit, in the heart of London, for three days as we unravel the secret of the London theatre scene. On the 14th, 15th and 16th
In the simplest terms: how interested, as a nation, are we in what other people, nations and cultures have to say? […] In an increasingly shrinking world, do the neighbours of the global village really understand one another and what are the arts institutions doing to enhance that understanding?” (Jack Bradley in Baines, et. al.
LegalAliens offer short extracts from contemporary Italian theatre for advanced student of Italian. The aim of the show is to give students of Italians an overview of Italian contemporary culture and to expose them to modern spoken language. Audiences are provided beforehand with synopsis, introduction to the play, vocabulary list, and activity booklet. The