ZARASCASKET

An avant-garde window into the life of a woman using sex to run from her past, and the freedom and redemption she finds in her former lover.

Zarascasket is a choreopoem play selected for the 2015 RADA Festival, and previously had its R&D performance at Paddington Arts Centre, through winning New Heritage Theatre Scratch Night '14. The production boasts a  diverse cast , visceral storyline and stylistic vision that has yet to be fully explored on London stages. Presenting a unique interweaving of different motifs with an equally novel plot at its core.

We are keen for a run of the production, with the project on pause until funding/investment has been secured. We are open to collaboration so do get-in-touch

‘...I could lick that instrument from head to toe, then get it to play me till my cum tasted like a falsetto’​

by damilola k fashola

The play centers on Zara’s attempts to escape her past any way she can. She must battle her own demons, and the demand for her salvation from a former lover. Zara’s world brims with mystique and lyricism; charming a sold out RADA Festival audience. Written by Damilola K Fashola. 

a ‘vulnerable, truthful, naked [performance], with very good use of language - absolutely beautiful!’ 

Melanin Box Festival '15

RADA FESTIVAL 2015 

Artistic Director Lydia Huhne

Assistant Director Bimpe Adeyemo

Movement Director: Damilola K Fashola

Sound Engineer/Composer World Changer Music

Produced with Woman Up A Tree Productions 

Cast: Damilola K Fashola, Tobi Bamtefa, Gemma Carter, Patrick James, Anthony Simpson-Pike, Kyran Mitchell-Nanton,

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT 2014

 Artistic Director Damilola K Fashola 

Assistant Directors

Georgie Levers, Olivia Michalak

Production Designer Sanaa Abstrakt 

Sound Engineer/Composer  World Changer Music

Produced by Initiative.dkf & New Heritage Theatre 

Marketing & PR Ohemaa LTD - Caroline Duah-Nantwi

Production Assistants Bimpe Adeyemo & Azizi Kosoko

Cast: Siobhan Cha Cha, Tobi Bamtefa, Dani Tonks, Ruben Caboz Anthony Simpson-Pike, Alex Kiffin 

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