1927: The Animals and Children Took to the Streets
What makes something real? 1927 is a London-based theater company that specializes in combining performance, live music, animation, and film to create magical theater.
School day youth performances are one-hour daytime performances for K-12 students in public, independent, and home schools. Tickets to these performances are requested by educators.
1927 is a London-based performance company that specializes in combining performance and live music with animation and film to create magical filmic theater. At its heart is the desire to explore the relationship between live actor and animation.
Celebrated at home and overseas, the Company was founded in 2005 by Writer, Performer & Director Suzanne Andrade and Animator & Illustrator Paul Barritt. In 2006, Performer & Costume Designer Esme Appleton and Performer, Composer & Musician Lillian Henley joined and in 2007, Producer Jo Crowley began collaborating with the company. All four creative members of 1927 come from different artistic backgrounds, and it is the collaboration between these artists and the complete integration of artistic disciplines, that has paved the way for 1927 to create its unique, innovative and highly original work.
1927 fuses, merges, and mixes creative mediums to create a unique performance style. The company has developed an approach to combining the mediums of film, animation, performance and music to great effect, both technically and conceptually; pushing the forms the company works in to new and exciting places. 1927 has mastered this delicate marriage of taking disparate elements and making them work harmoniously.
These performances mark 1927’s UMS debut.