Apr 13, 2015
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Poetry Electric: Dickless

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Written & Performed by Aisha Josiah

A headless cat and an incriminating photo begin an adrenaline-filled quest for revenge through the feminine underworld of small-town England. Narrated by Saff (who’s on the run) and Oli (who should be), unfolds a tale of bizarre sexual conquests, graphic ultra violence and girls behaving monstrously.

Aisha Josiah is a playwright, screenwriter, producer and graduate of the Dramatic Writing program at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Her work includes Kindling (Etcetera Theatre), Lyle & Sephy Get Married  (Almeida Theatre Festival), Rain and My Father’s Funeral (NYU). She is also a recipient of the 2009 North London Film Fund Award for her original screenplay, Welcome to Neverland. She has performed and directed theatre as part of the Young Friends of the Almeida, Pleasance Young Company and Globe Theatre education projects in London, and at the University of Ghana. In 2013, along with several other Tisch students, Aisha formed The One Trick Circus art collective. Today, their production company supports an international network of emerging artists in producing theatre, films and digital media content.

The show is produced under the following program(s):

Poetry Electric

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The Poetry Electric fuses music, movement, sound, and dance with the spoken word and presents artists working in a wide range of styles including beatboxing, jazz and hip-hop theatre. This series has presented over 200 emerging poets from diverse cultural backgrounds.

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