I Want A Country
Assistant Costume Designer
In this production of I Want a Country by Andreas Flourakis, the director, Fadi Skeiker, set the focus on the journey that many Syrian refugees endure as they escape Syria. In a site-specific space, the audience follows three separate groups of refugees staing at camps before joining together on a raft to float across the sea.
As part of my assistant duties, I was asked to do research on the varieties of life vests that are used, especially with Syrian refugees, and to source them all. Below is my spreadsheet of the different varieties and our sourcing options.
Check out the universities' spotlight video on the production!
Director: Fadi Skeiker
Translation: Eleni Drivas
Set/Object/Puppet Designer: Lindsey Silver
Costume Designer: Cassie Allen
Lighting Designer: J. Dominic Chacon
Sound Design: Damien Figureas
Projection Designer: Alan Price
Stage Manager: Erica Raelee
Produced by The University of the Arts
Photos by Paola Nogueras
Grace Kelly Kretzmer
Emma Kate Parsons