“Drama is like a dream. It is not real, but it is really felt.”
In this fascinating discussion, Artistic Director of Tara Arts Jatinder Verma covers everything from ethnicity and migration to pantomime and verbatim theatre. Verma considers how classic texts can be reworked for contemporary audiences and concludes by explaining how Black Theatre Live enables and empowers artists to find a space for their work.
Giving personal insight into the company’s history, Verma speaks movingly about the rebuilding of Tara Theatre, revealing why he chose to reuse the original bricks and how the space is simultaneously intimate and epic.