Young Ferment is a collection of work that has been written, directed and performed by the young people themselves, mentored by professional artists from across the city. Over the past term the creative teams have worked collaboratively, with direction and input from their peers, to create three brand new pieces of work-in-progress performance that showcase the creativity and talent that the next generation of Bristolian theatre makers have to offer.
Working in collaboration with Ferment and Bristol Old Vic Young Company, Young Ferment debuts at The Wardrobe Theatre from 14–15 Apr with an exciting triple-bill.
Quit your job.
Conceived by Peggy Edwards and Lila Stewart
It’s a strange feeling quitting your job.
Leaving a place, permanently.
To vacate, withdraw, evacuate.
To be rid of something.
“Have I made the right decision?”
“What do I do now?”
You could do anything because you no longer belong to anything.
Quit your job. is visceral and visual journey which explores what happens when you fall out of the rhythm of everyday life.
Written by William Want
Hard-headed, no-nonsense gangster Mack is not one to be messed with. But, after a freak accident involving a window, a large amount of ribbon and a rubber chicken, can he change his life for the better? MACK. is a comedy musical, performed with a live band, where the power to become good lies in our hands, literally...
Written by Jesse Taylor
Andrew Levy. 17 years old. Orthodox Judaism. Closeted homosexual.
What do you do when your religious morals contradict the nature of your sexuality? Join Andrew in the ultimate conversation about nature vs nurture in his quest for self-discovery in this darkly comic performance.