leningrad youth theatre exchange project |1989 – 1990

An East-West Young People’s Cultural Exchange Programme. Led by Gog Theatre, 23 young people aged 14-18 linked with the Bridge Youth Theatre from St Petersburg.

St. Petersburg: October 1989. The Russian and English groups devised a play about the breaking down of a wall by people who want to communicate despite their cultural differences.

Somerset: April 1990. The Russians return for a further 2 week residency to devise a piece based on THE GOLEM for performances in Taunton and Glastonbury.

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