Presented by Springboard Performance in partnership with Knox United Church.
When Debra the Zebra fails to blend in, she is Ostrich-eyezed by her herd and cast out into the wilderness alone. With hoofs that make too much noise, an intense love of colour, and a name she has only ever been allowed to whisper, Debra sets hoof into a world she believes will swallow her whole. But in a land full of queerd and wonderful creatures, not everything is quite so black and white…
Brook Tate (UK) · Creator/Performer
Brook Tate is a British artist and theatre maker, practising in both the visual arts and live performance. He has written and composed four musicals which have been staged at the Bristol Old Vic, his autobiographical gig-musical ‘Birthmarked’ was listed as one of the top shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2023 among the critics choice (The Stage). As a self taught queer ex-Jehovah’s Witness, Brook endeavours to create work that both exposes dangerous and damaging systems in place within organised religions whilst remaining hopeful and optimistic about building a life once having left or excommunicated from such groups. You can see more of Brook Tate’s work at brooktate.com (http://brooktate.com/) or on his instagram @brooktate