Doppelgangster and MKA given Four Stars by Daily Review!"this play requires you to find joy and humour in its surprises,novelties, and sheer life-force. If you can do that, its rewards are immense." …See More
"We're heading to Melbourne and Sydney with THE ETERNITY OF THE WORLD: PARTS MISSING by Doppelgangster and MKA: Theatre of New Writing.
A black mass, a misremembering, and a disappearance act.
From Aristotle to that…"
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.