BREATHE is a play written by Chris O’Connell, that comprises four monologues by women from the UK, Syria, Romania, and Africa. It is a hard hitting drama which tells the stories of the women’s attempts to survive the pressures of a brutal modern world. Breathe will be performed as part of RISING Global Peace Forum 2016 in […]

A new short film

LOCUST – a new short film

In 2015, Theatre Absolute created LOCUST, a short film written by Chris O’Connell, directed by Brian Harley (Short Night Films), featuring a wonderful cast and brilliantly talented crew. The work is currently in post production and will premiere later this year. Check back soon for updates.

Traum - Theatre Absolute


TRAUM A collaboration between Theatre Absolute and Moving Spaces TRAUM is a story of arrival, blending text, soundscape and experimental breaking. It brings together the vivid narrative voice of Theatre Absolute’s writer and Artistic Director, Chris O’Connell, and the blistering physicality of performance artists Marius Mates and Dimitar Goranov. TRAUM is the story of new arrivals, migration and […]


The Sleep Project

THE SLEEP PROJECT A bedtime story about sleep, but there is, or should be, no sleep involved! A startlingly original take on the universal experiences of sleep and insomnia, one actor performs a story for an audience of one, as they share the same bed. The Sleep Project is the closest you’ll ever get to […]