Periplum produce ground-breaking site-responsive and outdoor theatre performance, making work that is narrative-led and content-driven while bringing the intimacy of human drama into shows of a spectacular scale.
In collaboration with composers, designers, engineers and pyrotechnicians, the company deliver highly visual, socially significant and emotionally explosive work for all the senses. The company produce large and mid-scale touring productions for festivals, and also specialise in heritage, participatory and educational projects, creating unique location-specific events.
Formed in 1999 by Artistic Directors Claire Raftery and Damian Wright, Periplum place equal emphasis on all elements of performance – innovative visual design, original text, specially commissioned music & quality acting. We explore dynamic staging that responds to & visually transforms environments, offering an intense & interactive experience through 360 degree surround performance and promenading formats.
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