Awaking Durga

Awaking Durga

A story of tennis, tea and transfiguration

When the security of the family of a Diplomat’s wife is threatened she searches deep in herself to find a power that will protect her children.

‘Spare me Aphrodite and Gaia and Kwan Yin, those gentle maidens have no place in this beast. Grant me Diana, Athena, Kali… Durga.’

This dark and funny piece combines rich text and movement explore a woman’s multifaceted and transcultural roles.
This piece was mentored by Bobby Baker


Audience feedback:

The writer was excellent, the director was marvellous and the performance miraculous- who are these people?

–Tim Thomas, writer and musician


Video clip: See the 30 minute play here. Please watch with headphones.

Awaking Durga