Black Theatre Live


Veiled & Vinegar

SUMERAH SRIVASTAV (WRITER) For biog see above under company description.

MARIA PEREIRA (DIRECTOR) With over 20 years of work with young people, Maria Pereira is an experienced secondary school teacher and Learning Leader of Drama. For the last 13 years she has worked in an aspiring, Leading Edge school in the diverse community of Redbridge - trained at Bretton Hall College (University of Leeds) Maria has also been a Youth Theatre Leader and has directed many productions.

BOTIS SEVA (CHOREOGRAPHER) Botis is a leading young choreographer on the Hip hop theatre scene. Producing numerous works with Breakin’ Convention, Redbridge drama centre and his own company Far From the Norm.

CAST the cast is currently being assembled. However they will be drawn largely from emerging artists in the North/East London Community where the company is based. 5 of the 6 characters are BAME.

Veiled & Vinegar was awarded development support during its R&D phase from Old Vic New Voices Start Ups and a grant from Unity Theatre following a competitive process.