this is a runway.
these people are models.
they are modelling
their personal histories,
complex stories of
and by doing so, they are also modelling
our collective futures.
a portrait of the young person navigating otherness. runAway is an urgent act of autobiography, centering on six young people living in glasgow. devising across performance subcultures from ballroom vogue to karaoke, this original work sheds light on marginalisation and the politics of difference.
direction / choreography : jee chan
creation / performance : lomond sebastien docherty, maysura asher farzia (zara), isatu, zakaria khan, jada mcdowall, shona mclennaghan
assistant direction : nicole owens
design : aki hassan
sound : elkien ~ jay, matthew arthur williams
an ignite theatre production
20 march 2018
artistic director : aileen ritchie
production manager : kim stuyck
production assistant : marcus masterson
supported by bbc children in need, lloyds bank foundation, the national lottery heritage fund (scotland) and swg3
image credits : robin mitchell