Veronika Szabó is a theatre maker, performer and director.  Recently  she is studying an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice at Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Before she studied Applied Theatre at Goldsmiths University of London.  She is trained in physical theatre and improvised singing as well. She makes devised work and believes in collaborative theatre making either as a performer or director. In her work she explores how people can unfold their public selves. She is interested in audience participation, aurality, dark humour and often works site specific. She performed in clown, immersive theatre, participatory, site specific and vocal performances. As an applied theatre practicioner she directed various community based and forum theatre performances. One of her play interactive performance ‘Legislative Theatre’ received 5 starts in a prominent hungarian magazin, Magyar Narancs. She worked with various communities, such as migrants, refugees, homeless people, villager, young people and children to open up their imagination, empower them and create connections amongst them. She explores real stories through collectivizing and fictionalizing them.  She has also run several drama,  forum theatre and intercultural  trainings, workshops. Recently she worked as one of the presenters in the TV programme ‘Immigrant’s Guide to Britain’ on Channel 4 and as an actor in the advertisement ‘This is Deezer’. and ‘Secret Sandra’.

She worked as a theatre maker in Hungary, France, Greece, Spain and the UK with various theatre companies such as Big Brum TIE company (UK), Cross Border (SP), INCA UK, Kava TIE company (HU), La Xixa Teatre (SP), Lewisham Youth theatre (UK), Makeshift Ensemble (IRE),  Osmosis (GR), PanoDrama (HU), Papier Machier (FR) , PneumaSzöv (HU), Momentum Arts (UK), TanDance (UK),Ursa Maior (IT), Verity Standen (UK). She is one of the founders of the hungarian theatre company, Forum Company and an international  collective, the Flying Fish.

Contact: veronika.szabo.cssd.ac.uk

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