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Sisu Theatre: The Incursion Production

A project by: Madeleine Carter



from 15 donors

This project received donations on Fri 31 May 2019
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We need your support so we can bring The Incursion to The Bread & Roses Theatre in London this July!

About the Project

Sisu presents The Incursion: A Double Bill, two new plays Gnawings and Bottleneck. Written and directed by Olivia Catchpole and Madeleine Carter. Season: 2-6 July @ The Bread & Roses Theatre, London.

In Gnawings we meet a strange family sitting at the dinner table. How important are the things we do not say? What if we leave them unsaid, untouched, unexpressed? It’s quality family time… Just keep moving!

Bottleneck takes us to a desolate landscape where we find four people living on a beach made of trash. What makes them believe that this beach is the most beautiful place they have ever been?

The Incursion presents two tragicomedies exploring the consequences of human action; the greed, isolation and pain that results when we fail to see the truth behind what invades us. Power meets pride, memories become dreams and the ugly is made beautiful.

About the Company

Sisu Theatre is founded by students from the BA World Performance and BA Acting & Community Theatre courses at East 15 Acting School. Sisu is a Finnish concept meaning “strength, bravery and resilience”. We aim to communicate current issues in a way that gives audiences the opportunity to enact real change beyond the theatre experience. Core team: Vilma Savolai, Madeleine Carter & Olivia Catchpole. Find us on Facebook + Insta: @sisutheatreco

Where will the money go?

This project is very special to us and it’s been a rewarding process producing it but it’s also very expensive. That’s where you come in! If you can’t donate, we’d love it if you shared this project instead!

Where will the money go?

Project/Production costs (including Insurance): £120

Marketing (printing costs): £80

Food/Travel costs: £100


We appreciate your generosity. Check out the variety of rewards we’re offering to say thank you for your donation.

£5 or more - We’ll give you a personalised shoutout on social media to say THANK YOU!

£15 or more - A shoutout on social media PLUS your name in the programme to say THANK YOU!

£25 or more - Shoutout, your name in the programme PLUS Official Incursion poster signed by the cast.

£50 or more - Shoutout, your name in the programme, Official Incursion poster signed by the cast AND 2 x tickets at 15% off!

£100 or more - Shoutout, your name in the programme + 2 x comp tickets! 

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