A collaboration with Raucous to explore and deliver new ways of including the audience in the delivery of narrative. Each audience member was given an (IoT) object that plays an important dramaturgical role in the story.
Leningrad. 1942. The siege has begun… In the wreckage of an old apartment block, four orphans are compelled to join forces to survive the murderous Leningrad blockade. Through a cruel winter, enemy shelling and gnawing hunger, Leah, Zoya, Tati and Kub fantasise of escape on the only road out of the city – the ice road.
Harnessing Russian folklore and historical witness accounts, Ice Road fuses performance, creative technology, original music, film and aroma to tell the story of the children war leaves behind.