i do it to break
“Out of the crooked timber of humanity, nothing straight
can be made” – Immanuel Kant
Unashamedly political performance company, Squall + Frenzy, presents i do it to break, a piece of new writing by Royal Court Young Writers’ Programme alumna, Isabel Sensier. Premiering at the Brighton Fringe Festival 2016, i do it to break will be performed at DISTRIKT, an exciting new fringe venue located in a converted church building from the 2nd – 4th June.
Incorporating themes of isolation, self-harm and pizza, i do it to break is a piece of immersive theatre, which explores the infinite potential of human nature.
Four strangers try to communicate and connect, navigating the loneliness of modern life, but find themselves unable to communicate or form real or meaningful connections with each other and with the world around them.
I do it to break
I do it to mend
I do it to flip
I do it to burn
We all try different methods of coping with life – what are yours? And do they work? Do they help?
In the current political climate, more and more people are struggling to cope, and mental health is becoming even more common than it used to be. 1 in 4 people in the UK suffer from mental health issues. With this in mind, i do it to break seeks to open up a dialogue between performers, theatre makers and audiences about our own struggles with reality.