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Funding for The Female Gaze Play

A photo of Sarah Gonnet, a white woman with long brown hair, wearing red classes with red frames as well as a green and blue top and smiling at the camera.

Squad grad and board member Sarah Gonnet has received Arts Council England funding for a play based on her film magazine,The Female Gaze. A research and development week in July will focus on developing the script with public workshops on women and film, as well as a sharing of the work in progress. Formed around a narrative written by Sarah the show will include 12 monologues from other writers two of whom, Anna Novitzky and Ruby Lawrence, are Squad grads. See the full lineup of work below:

Dorothy Arzner by Anna Novitzky

Louise Beavers ‘A Mammy of All Work” by Milethia Thomas

Sewing Circles: A Monologue About Jean Acker by Zoe Murtagh

A Brutal Ending (about Lorenza Mazzetti) by Ruby Lawrence

Jane Arden Monologue by Eleni Zezas

Vivien Leigh by Mhairi Ledgerwood

When Agnes Varda Came for Tea by Jayne Morley

Hattie McDaniel by Beverly Andrews

Margaret Tait by Carys Crossen

Jane ‘too black to be’ White by Ailish Fowler

Thelma Schoonmaker by Diane McInerney

Mapping the Terrain- After Maya Deren by Sarah Featherstone

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