I Am Here by Laila Alj – Weds 7th June – 7.30pm

I Am Here – written and performed by Laila Alj is the second in the series from Theatre Absolute’s ‘Are We Where We Are’ programme. Performance duration is approximately 20 minutes plus a post show discussion with the writer and company.


May Utang written and performed by Jules Orcullo

Our first of 9 new commissions – MAY UTANG was written and performed by Jules Orcullo, and is part of  ‘Are We Where We Are’ – a new programme of work developed by Theatre Absolute and presented at the Shop Front Theatre, Coventry. Jules is a Filipina-Australian writer and performer who has come up through artist development programmes at […]



BREATHE is a play written by Chris O’Connell, that comprises five monologues by women from the UK, Syria, Romania, Africa and the US. 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 was recently performed at RISING Global Peace Forum in November 2016 in Coventry. Breathe […]


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 at the Shop Front Theatre on July 6th as part of the Late Night Shopper. As […]



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 Andrei Roman. 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 […]