(Cancelled) Made Not Born

Dates and Times

Tue 31 Mar - Thu 2 Apr 2020 at 7.15pm

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£12/£10 (concession)

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Presented by Vanessa Macaulay

Made Not Born is my personal story of growing up in Hertfordshire, trying to fit in. From Swan Lake to the Spice Girls via a bodybuilder mother, Made Not Born is a search for belonging.  

In the creation of this piece, it became clear that my relationship with my mum is a significant part of my search, which is influenced by the Internet, my mother’s body and our link. Follow me as I navigate a way to view my life, in my body, in Britain.  

“Macaulay’s “Made not born” is a fresh and compelling take on the big topics of identity and belonging. With her great stage presence, Vanessa presents a witty act of balancing between…fragility and force.” – Tatjana Kijaniza, Queen Mary University

Development supported by Talawa Studio First Programme 2019.


The company don’t believe there is any content to consider in this performance.


This performance contains food but it won’t be served to the audience.

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About the company

Vanessa Macaulay is a London based theatre/performance maker and PhD researcher at Queen Mary University of London. Vanessa completed a BA (hons) at the University of Lincoln and a MA at Trinity Laban. Her practice tends to be solo based and often orbits around movement, spoken word, and video.  

www.vanessamacaulay.com/bio | Twitter: @VanessaMacaulay | #madenotborn #MNB

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