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Talking ‘bout my Generation

CINAGE: Live’s work and Talking ‘bout my Generation - Part of Leeds International Festival.

Talking ‘bout my Generation is an intimate conversational theatre show exploring what it means to be an older person living in the UK right here, right now. Devised by the company under the direction of Leeds Beckett University’s Teresa Brayshaw, and her team of creative  practitioners ( Charli Veal, Steph Donohoe & Beth Milner )Talking ‘bout my Generation  addresses issues around ageing and ageism: the personal, the political and the possible.  Written & performed by a group of Leeds participants age 65 and over Talking ‘bout my Generation was developed at The School of Film, Music & Performing Arts through the CINAGE: Live project.

CINAGE: Live’s work and Talking ‘bout my Generation has been presented at a range of festivals including.

  • The Demarco Archive at Summerhall, Edinburgh International Fringe Festival (2018); 
  • The Writing on Air Festival Chapel Radio ELFM -  a piece for 7 voices, (2018)
  • The Cornerstone Festival Liverpool (2018)
  • The 8th conference of the ESREA Network ‘ELOA: IDENTITY, VOICE, CREATIVITY, ACTION!’ (2017). 

Ticket Price: Pay what you decide


  • 08.05.2019 = 18:00
  • 09.05.2019 = 13:00
  • 10.05.1019 = 18:00

Event Details

8 May 2019 -
10 May 2019
Mill Hill Chapel, Leeds
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Speaker Bio: Teresa Brayshaw (CINAGE: Live Artistic Director)

Teresa Brayshaw

Teresa Brayshaw is a theatre maker, a teacher, a writer and a Feldenkrais Practitioner. She works part of her time for Leeds Beckett University where she is the lead UK investigator on the International Erasmus Plus funded ATIPIA Project (Applying and Integrating European Theatre Training), and now leads the Cinage Live! research group which creates opportunities and training in filmmaking and theatre making for older people.

She has recently directed Catherine Laws in her acclaimed show Player Piano which toured to the York Music Fesival & Malmo Piano Festival Sweden; She performs an outdoor duet 7 Falls with Karen Christopher which has been seen at GIFT Festival , Experimentica Festival Cardiff; ACT Festival Bilbao and Two Fold Festival Chisenhale Dance Centre, London. She is making a new solo show called Teresa may but Teresa will.

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