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A black mass, a misremembering, and a disappearance act.
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OPPORTUNITY: I am looking for emerging artists or a group of artists who would be interested in me acting as a mentor for them on their next project.Doppelgangster's TITANIC at Experimentica15 | Image Warren Orchard (2015)[DEADLINE EXTENDED | 12PM BST 3/7/2017]Hello! I am the Co-Artistic Director of…See More
Doppelgangster is an international performance company based between Wales and Australia. It is currently responding to climate change, forced migration and globalisation. Doppelgangster may or may not include a known terrorist threat, a pilgrim lost at sea or a regular working class, mortgaged, hard-working, working family. That said, Doppelgangster may be nobody at all.Dr Tom Payne…See More
"I've just returned from Riga, where I was talking at an Imagine 2020 event curated by Cape Farewell about Doppelgangster's work in Paris last December at the UN Climate Talks.
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From Monday 10 - Friday 14 August, here at National Theatre Wales we launched #NTWGreenWeek.Our commitment to Wales extends beyond its venues, communities and talent, to its future. Every decision we make, be it in programming, production, communications, or administration, is put through a rigorous sustainability test.We'll continue sharing what we're up to, interesting stories and thoughts as we take what we learnt during the week forward.You can share your thoughts and ideas here too,…See More
Actor, theatre-maker, creative consultant and ecological raconteur.
A little more about me:
Co-Artistic Director of UK/AUS performance company Doppelgangster | Creative Consultant | Environmental Humanities Researcher.
Dr. Tom Payne is CO-Director General of Doppelgangster - a UK/Australian performance company that has been internationally recognised for exploring urgent themes related to climate change, migration and corporatism. Doppelgangster is an Associate Company at Aberystwyth Arts Centre (UK) and a partner organisation to MKA Theatre of New Writing (AUS).
Between May 2014 and April 2017 he was an Environmental Humanities Researcher at Bath Spa University where he was part of Towards Hydrocitizenship, a transdisciplinary project exploring water and the eco-social against a backdrop of climate change and the Anthropocene.
He has a PhD in Theatre and Performance (specifically National Theatre Wales) from Aberystwyth University. His thesis is entitled Locating National Theatre Wales: A Practice Based Enquiry into the Theatre Map of Wales and Practices of Location (2015). This research was supervised by Professor Adrian Kear, Professor Mike Pearson and Dr. John E. McGrath (Manchester Interational Festival).
He has trained with Mike Pearson, Eddie Ladd and Simon Whitehead. And he has worked with National Theatre Wales, Pearson/Brookes, Rimini Protokoll, Miranda Whall, Volcano Theatre Company, Emergence, MKA Theatre of New Writing, Culture Colony and Good Cop Bad Cop.