Based in Brighton in the UK,
and an Associate Artist of Brighton Dome and Festival,
Hydrocracker is known for making immersive theatre with a political edge
and for involving its audience in the narrative.
Operation Black Antler
Hydrocracker’s acclaimed co-production with Blast Theory continues to garner critical acclaim.
"One of the most most gripping pieces of theatre you'll ever see"
- Manchester Evening News. Full review here.
"Ambitious and impressive...The merits and ethical issues of police surveillance have never been in the public eye as much as they are now"
- The Reviews Hub. Full Review here
Process Work at University of Salford - September 2017
Hydrocracker will be working with a select group of MA Contemporary Practice Students at the University of Salford from September 19-21.
Click here for more details.
The Choice: R&D on a new
immersive work about a future NHS - September 2017
Hydrocracker is starting research into a new immersive work about a future National Health Service in the UK. Renowned playwright and actor Steph Street will be joining the Hydrocracker creative team to work with a group of NHS workers, thinkers and activists to explore their thoughts, fears and hopes for the NHS.
The debate will be part of The World Transformed's Brighton 2017 event. More details here.
Nathan Crossan-Smith becomes Associate Director at Hydrocracker
Hydrocracker is very pleased to welcome director and teacher Nathan Crossan-Smith as an associate director as of July 2017. Nathan has worked extensively with Hydrocracker on Operation Black Antler, both as assistant director and ensemble director.
Patron: Caroline Lucas
Joint leader, Green Party, UK;
MP for Brighton and Hove