Fio
Registered CIO No: 1166193 
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Swarm

In the midst of the Calais migrant crisis, Fio created ‘Swarm’ as a response piece. A site specific, multi-form theatrical performance examining migration, identity, empathy and belonging, ‘Swarm’ brought pertinent and relevant issues to the forefront. Over two years, we..

  • Developed an interactive, immersive live theatre performance

  • Invited audiences to explore and interact with characters different from themselves

  • Introduced real life migrant stories that explain why they have left everything and risked it all for a better life

  • Worked with a cast of professionals and community cast of young people and older performers

  • Held 5 sold out shows in Butetown History and Arts Centre

  • Received a nomination for the Spacey Foundations Artist of Choice Award 2016

Fio went to the following venues: 

Butetown History and Arts Centre - Cardiff Bay 

Gurnos Club, Gurnos and Congress Theatre - Cwmbran 

The Factory - Porth

Get the Chance
'A reminder that we are all human.'
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Wales Arts Review
'One question did resound with me and unfortunately it is one Britain is still struggling to answer in response to the world's refugees - if not yours, whose responsibility is it?'
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IWA Wales
'A community cast, together with five professional actors, have created a show that is challenging, thought provoking and profoundly affecting.'
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If you want to find out more, get in touch at hello@wearefio.co.uk

Get the Chance ★★★★★
'This is a production that will heighten your senses and open your eyes to what it really means to be a refugee. Superb.'
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