I became Imaginate writer in residence in March of this year (2010) and will spend the next 8 months researching and working closely with young people as we explore The Dark. The idea came from thinking about chaos and danger and wondering if there was a smaller and smaller space for these forces within our lives.
I really want to work with young teenagers as I think there is an energy and spark at this age which is crying out to be creatively expressed. The dark is a way of exploring the hidden aspects of our lives through a thrilling and theatrically rich metaphor.
The residency will involve researching