Told with a tender intimacy, 'dressed.', is a true story told by four women who have been friends since school.    After being stripped at gun point, Lydia set out to redress herself with a new healing set of armour. Lydia now only wears clothes she has made.    Combining choreography, live sewing, comedy and original music, 'dressed.' celebrates the power clothes have to define us, to liberate us, to hide us and to embellish us.  ​   PRESS   ​  ★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ The Independent ★★★★ The Sunday Times ★★★★ The Stage  ★★★★ WhatsOnStage  ★★★★ Fest  ★★★★ The List  ★★★★ EdFestMag  ★★★★ Broadway Baby  ★★★★ Theatre Weekly  ★★★★ The Wee Review    "A show that fashions something rich, brocaded and gossamer beautiful out of dark shadows.” Lyn Gardner, The Independent    “Just gorgeous.” Matt Trueman, WhatsOnStage    “beautiful, searching, painful… with joy, compassion and a rich flow of energy” Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman  ​       AWARDS     Fringe First Award 2018  New Diorama Theatre & Underbelly’s UNTAPPED award 2018  Nominated for Emerging Company Total Theatre Award 2018  ​       CREATIVE TEAM   ​  Co-created and performed by:  Josie Dale-Jones, Lydia Higginson, Nobahar Mahdavi & Olivia Norris    Producer: Josie Dale-Jones  Dramaturg: Laurence Cook  Lighting Designer and Technician: Lucy Adams  Costume Designer: Lydia Higginson  Choreography by: Olivia Norris  Composition by: Alex Paton & Nobahar (Imogen) Mahdavi  Stage Design: Stefanie Mueller  Publicity Design: Joe Boylan  Trailer Filming and Editing: Beej Harris    With thanks to Isabel Della-Porta, Abbi Greenland, Helen Goalen, James Newton, Sophie Vaughan & Jaz Woodcock-Stewart.  ​  dressed. was funded by public funding through the Arts Council England and National Lottery.    dressed. was developed at Shoreditch Town Hall & Battersea Arts Centre.  ​  ​  ​  ​  ​
       
     
 Told with a tender intimacy, 'dressed.', is a true story told by four women who have been friends since school.    After being stripped at gun point, Lydia set out to redress herself with a new healing set of armour. Lydia now only wears clothes she has made.    Combining choreography, live sewing, comedy and original music, 'dressed.' celebrates the power clothes have to define us, to liberate us, to hide us and to embellish us.  ​   PRESS   ​  ★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ The Independent ★★★★ The Sunday Times ★★★★ The Stage  ★★★★ WhatsOnStage  ★★★★ Fest  ★★★★ The List  ★★★★ EdFestMag  ★★★★ Broadway Baby  ★★★★ Theatre Weekly  ★★★★ The Wee Review    "A show that fashions something rich, brocaded and gossamer beautiful out of dark shadows.” Lyn Gardner, The Independent    “Just gorgeous.” Matt Trueman, WhatsOnStage    “beautiful, searching, painful… with joy, compassion and a rich flow of energy” Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman  ​       AWARDS     Fringe First Award 2018  New Diorama Theatre & Underbelly’s UNTAPPED award 2018  Nominated for Emerging Company Total Theatre Award 2018  ​       CREATIVE TEAM   ​  Co-created and performed by:  Josie Dale-Jones, Lydia Higginson, Nobahar Mahdavi & Olivia Norris    Producer: Josie Dale-Jones  Dramaturg: Laurence Cook  Lighting Designer and Technician: Lucy Adams  Costume Designer: Lydia Higginson  Choreography by: Olivia Norris  Composition by: Alex Paton & Nobahar (Imogen) Mahdavi  Stage Design: Stefanie Mueller  Publicity Design: Joe Boylan  Trailer Filming and Editing: Beej Harris    With thanks to Isabel Della-Porta, Abbi Greenland, Helen Goalen, James Newton, Sophie Vaughan & Jaz Woodcock-Stewart.  ​  dressed. was funded by public funding through the Arts Council England and National Lottery.    dressed. was developed at Shoreditch Town Hall & Battersea Arts Centre.  ​  ​  ​  ​  ​
       
     

Told with a tender intimacy, 'dressed.', is a true story told by four women who have been friends since school.

After being stripped at gun point, Lydia set out to redress herself with a new healing set of armour. Lydia now only wears clothes she has made.

Combining choreography, live sewing, comedy and original music, 'dressed.' celebrates the power clothes have to define us, to liberate us, to hide us and to embellish us.

PRESS

★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ The Independent
★★★★ The Sunday Times
★★★★ The Stage

★★★★ WhatsOnStage

★★★★ Fest

★★★★ The List

★★★★ EdFestMag

★★★★ Broadway Baby

★★★★ Theatre Weekly

★★★★ The Wee Review

"A show that fashions something rich, brocaded and gossamer beautiful out of dark shadows.” Lyn Gardner, The Independent

“Just gorgeous.” Matt Trueman, WhatsOnStage

“beautiful, searching, painful… with joy, compassion and a rich flow of energy” Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman

AWARDS

Fringe First Award 2018

New Diorama Theatre & Underbelly’s UNTAPPED award 2018

Nominated for Emerging Company Total Theatre Award 2018

CREATIVE TEAM

Co-created and performed by:

Josie Dale-Jones, Lydia Higginson, Nobahar Mahdavi & Olivia Norris

Producer: Josie Dale-Jones

Dramaturg: Laurence Cook

Lighting Designer and Technician: Lucy Adams

Costume Designer: Lydia Higginson

Choreography by: Olivia Norris

Composition by: Alex Paton & Nobahar (Imogen) Mahdavi

Stage Design: Stefanie Mueller

Publicity Design: Joe Boylan

Trailer Filming and Editing: Beej Harris

With thanks to Isabel Della-Porta, Abbi Greenland, Helen Goalen, James Newton, Sophie Vaughan & Jaz Woodcock-Stewart.

dressed. was funded by public funding through the Arts Council England and National Lottery.

dressed. was developed at Shoreditch Town Hall & Battersea Arts Centre.