Introducing The Joy Offensive
The Joy Offensive launched in 2017 with projects across theatre, music, dance and live art in London. It then began to develop works in progress in Sydney, Australia through 2018-2019. In 2020, it relauched its earth ocean ancestors in-development series, working with artists across continents making performances-in-process on WhatsApp, Zoom, email inboxes and websites.
Check out thejoyoffensive.com for more information about our current works-in-process series, earth, supporting works by Joana Nastari, Clarissa Widya, Nicole Pingon, Vera Chok, Katherine Lim, Robert Awosusi, and Jules Orcullo.
See below the archive programme of The Joy Offensive's first launch series, earth. ocean. ancestors.
An evening of new writing and intercultural exploration by women and non-binary writers.
7:45pm, Friday 13 October
The Studio, The Lyric Hammersmith
Event details here.
DISNEY DYSFUNCTION by Michelle Sewell
SMART GIRLS by Rachel O'Regan
TILT by Yuki Iwama
TWENTY ONE SIXTY FIVE by Jules Orcullo
FLOODED by Tilly Lunken
LONG WALK FROM HOME by Yarrie Bangura
Artwork by Samara Jundi
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An evening of music, dance, drama and live performance by makers from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
7:30pm, Monday 20 November
Event details here.
View the programme here.
STOPCOCK by Christine Robertson
THE MUTANT LEMON by Ellandar
QUEEN by Emma James
OBSERVATIONAL OUTLOOKS THROUGH THE DNA OF ATUA TAGALOA by Rosanna Raymond featuring Lianne Unasa and Jo Walsh
BREATHING BONES by Sylvia Lim and Chan Sze-Wei
GOTHIC by Liza Lim in performance by Kelly Lovelady and Ruthless Jabiru
Meet, mingle and be merry. Grab a drink at the bar and gather around for intimate new works by friends of The Joy Offensive.
7:30pm, Saturday 2 December
Theatre Deli Bar, Broadgate
Featuring poetry by:
Anna Sulan Masing