Dates and Times
Tue 7- Sat 11 May 2019 at 9pm
Featured in The Camden Roar: a three-week festival of theatre by, for and about Camden and its people Browse the full festival line-up here.
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Presented by Beats and Elements
We all need homes……..
it needs to be fair
We all need safe, clean homes
it needs to be fair
We all need to be housed
A stunning new show from the makers of No Milk For The Foxes, DenMarked and Frankenstein exposing young peoples fears of where will they live, will they ever afford to live somewhere clean and safe, is it a fair race or is the system fundamentally f****d and a home is just a modern day pipe dream for many?
High Rise eState of Mind tells difficult to swallow truths through a dystopian lense using grime, beatboxing, hip hop, looping and MCing. A fast-paced, urban story about class and housing, frustrations, inequalities and the pointlessness of it all at times.
This show features Performer/Beatboxer Conrad Murray, spoken word author Paul Cree, Rapper Gambit Ace, and Spoken word artists Lakeisha Lynch Steven (AKA grime MC Lady KI KI.
#eStateOfMind #GenerationRent #Hardworkpaysoff?
Produced by Strike A Light and co-commissioned by Strike A Light, Battersea Arts Centre and Camden People’s Theatre.
Praise for previous work
“Their vernacular is raw and authentic and their deadpan humour is bang on.” – The Stage on No Milk For The Foxes
“It is clearly his (Murray) passion that inspires these young people and brings out the best in them. ” – ★★★★ Miro Magazine on Frankenstein
About the company
Beats & Elements are a hip-hop theatre company, based in London. Set up by artists Conrad Murray and Paul Cree, they explore class-based issues using the medium of live beatbox, looping, rap, spoken word and drama. Their first show, No Milk For The Foxes, opened in in May 2015, at Camden People’s Theatre to rave reviews and a feature-length article in the Guardian.