Dorset born SISATA present Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’ in a bold, bright and brilliant explosion of a performance, giving you a feast for all your senses.
In this fast-paced telling of jealousy, love and ambition, four actors play multiple roles in this masterful debate on the human condition.
SISATA’s mission is to bring engaging and interactive performances of classic stories accessibly to modern audiences, highlighting the timeless issues that are presented.
Bursting with energy and sincerity, in true SISATA style, there will still be laughter and song to tie together this extraordinary play.
Charmaine K Parkin - Director
Charmaine graduated from the Acting and Contemporary Theatre, East 15. She created BOK Theatre and SISATA, for which she has directed four Shakespeare plays. Last year she adapted and directed ‘Tess of the d'Urbervilles’ which appeared in the Theatre Fest West before touring across the South, including settings linked to the novel. For Doppelganger Productions she has directed ‘The Murder Wife’, ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’, ‘The Weevil in the Biscuit’ and ‘HAP’. She directed ‘Macbeth 2070’ for Dramatic Productions, an international tour of ‘Sticks and Stones’ for Germany’s White Horse Theatre and a new writing piece for Juno Theatre.
Alessandro Babalola - Othello
Alessandro trained at the Arts University Bournemouth, where he played Oberon in ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’ and the Man of Law in ‘Canterbury Tales’. He performed with Total Insight Theatre Company in ‘Olaudah Equiano the Enslaved African’ at the Edinburgh Fringe and Victoria House in London. He starred in ‘Whistleblower: The Story of Edward Snowden’ at the Waterloo Theatre, which was nominated for two Off-West End Awards. Alessandro has toured ‘The J.C. Legacy’ for BOK Theatre, playing the Olympic legend Jesse Owens and took on the title role in ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ for Doppelganger Productions.
Amelia Gardham - Desdemona
Amelia graduated from the Arts University Bournemouth. She has played the eccentric role of Henri Wotton in Doppelganger Productions’ ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ and performed in ‘Canvas’ as part of ‘Circling the Square’ by Juno Theatre. Her screen-acting work includes appearing in FilmBourne Productions’ ‘Venus and Adonis’, ‘And Counting...’ and ‘The Wife’, the latter being entered into film festivals around Europe. She has also appeared in a 70's-style short film by Monica G Carter titled: ‘Like We Used To’, as well as ‘16’ by Lucid Productions, which is currently being featured in the Crystal Palace and Berlin Film festivals.
Anna Newcome - Emilia
Anna trained at The Oxford School of Drama (MTFC) and City Lit. Her theatre credits include: Bex Kenworthy in ‘The God Particle’ by James Cary; Flo Armitage in ‘Survival of the Fittest’, Lippy Theatre; Mary Slowman in ‘The Thomas Clifford Show’, Selah Theatre Company; Basel Hallwood in ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’, Doppelganger Productions; Cecily Cardew in ‘The Importance of being Earnest’, Dramatic Productions and Marterio in ‘The House of Barnarda Alba’, City Lit Rep Company. Films include: Rose in ‘Room to Let’, Moving Culture Films and Alice in ‘The Rebel, The Soldier and The Outcast’, Distinct Films.
Robert Wallis - Iago
Robert graduated in Acting from Arts University Bournemouth. His Theatre credits include: William Dobbin (‘Vanity Fair’), Edwards (‘Blue Stockings’), Benedick (‘Much Ado About Nothing’), Celian/Philip (Nee Celia/Phebe, ‘As You Like It’) Alec d'Urberville/Jack Durbeyfield, (‘Tess of the d'Urbervilles’). He is also a regular performer and workshop leader with BOK Theatre, SISATA’s sister company. Robert also has a wealth of comedy experience, developing his own solo clown show entitled 'Unto the Britch'. This production of ‘Othello’ marks Robert’s fourth consecutive year with SISATA.
Thursday 22nd June at 7pm
Friday 23rd June at 7pm
Saturday 24th June at 2.30pm
Saturday 24th June at 7pm
Running Time: 2 hours
This production contains adult themes. Ticket purchases are non refundable. Concession prices apply to students; under 18s; pensioners; those on disability and unemployment benefits; Equity, BECTU & SDUK members; Portico Places cardholders. As a young venue we are still upgrading and developing the space, any additional donations are much appreciated and will be used towards improving the theatre even further and keeping the venue going in the long-term.
The Bread & Roses Theatre
68 Clapham Manor Street, Clapham SW4 6DZ, London
Ticket purchases are non refundable. Concession prices apply to students; under 18s; pensioners; those on disability and unemployment benefits; Equity, BECTU & SDUK members; Portico Places cardholders. As a young venue we are still upgrading and developing the space, any additional donations are much appreciated and will be used towards improving the theatre even further and keeping the venue going in the long-term.