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Victor Esses and CASA (in partnership with Counterpoint Arts) presents

Where To Belong

 What makes a home for you? 

Victor Esses is Jewish-Lebanese, Brazilian, and gay. In 1975, Victor’s mother fled Lebanon as a refugee of the Civil War. In 2017, Victor visited Lebanon for the first time. In 2018, amidst the elections that will see Brazil choose a far-right president, he travels from London to São Paulo to show his partner the city of his childhood.

Where to Belong is the tender, moving autobiographical story of Victor’s journeys – an exploration of how to find your place in a rich and complex world of identities.

“Something that will stay with you”  ★★★★ – BritishTheatre.com

Post Show Panel Discussion

In conjunction with his UK tour of ‘Where to Belong’ Victor Esses is hosting a FREE post show panel discussion with a panel of theatre makers and industry professionals including Jenni Jackson, Ambrose Musiyiwa & Heather Ralph.

This will be a space to discuss and network with other migrant artists.

The panel discussion will focus around challenges faced by Migrant Artists’ and aims to:

– Raise awareness of challenges faced by Emerging Migrant Artists
– Introduce second generation Migrant Artists to work from Emerging Migrant Artists.
– Help Emerging Migrant Artists and others find local networks of artists with similar outlooks.

As part of the ‘Where to Belong UK tour we are also creating a free online support package for migrant artists complete with advice, signposting for support in creating, producing and touring your own work, interested theatre contacts and links to further networks of support.

This event is free to attend and we welcome anyone who wishes to be part of the discussion or listen to the discussion.