Actors: Melisa Madeo, Jasmine Soares, Celia Ruiz, Ryma Merouani, Maria Rojas, Ana Banfi, Roser Westwick, Jorge Perez
Technical support: Barbara Camarneiro
Direction and script: Jorge Perez
Saturday, the 12th of May, 30 minutes
A new world requires new stories. But why is that? The first reason is obvious: climate change, inequality, violence and other challenges of our time can’t be solved by doing more of the same. We need new narratives that connect with people’s deepest motivation. Stories engage people at every level – not just in their minds but in their emotions, values and imaginations, which are the drivers of real change. So if we want to transform society, we must learn to tell – and listen to – a new set of stories about the world we want to create.
So open your eyes and listen carefully to the story of NAKBA.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
We are a group of international students who are training in the College for International Co-operation and Development in England. We all come from very different backgrounds and countries but we all share one common goal: leave the world better than we found it. This is a big goal that we are trying to achieve through different ways, and today, we will use the language of theatre to share with you a very special story.
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