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 the audience in its narrative.
Operation Black Antler:
Dates for London 2019 run to be announced in the New Year
Premiering at Brighton Festival 2016, Operation Black Antler, a co-production with artist collective Blast Theory, invites the audience to enter the murky world of undercover surveillance and question the morality of state-sanctioned spying.
"One of the most most gripping pieces of theatre you'll ever see"
- Manchester Evening News. Full review here.
For more on Operation Black Antler, click here
Three Hydrocracker Masterclasses at Brighton Dome in Spring 2019
Hydrocracker is delighted to bring three new Acting Masterclasses to the Brighton Dome early in 2019. Classes are open to everyone from 14 upwards.
Acting for Television – Saturday 9th Feb 10am – 4.30pm
Audition Technique – Saturday 2nd March 10am – 4.30pm
Stand Up Comedy - Saturday 6th April 10am – 4.30pm
More details available here.
You Can Save Me: Hydrocracker's new work for 2020 onwards
As the company develops its new work on the future of Britain's NHS in collaboration with writer Stephanie Street, director Jo McInnes, and Dr Bobbie Farsides from Brighton Medical School, weare beginning to look at the ethical questions surrounding AI.
“It’s not AI itself that should worry us, but rather the humans who control it. Scientific advances and technological progress are not themselves good or evil: it’s how we use them. So, let’s make sure we’re ready for it.”
Dr Jim Al-Khalili
For more information on Hydrocracker’s work in development see here
Hydrocracker's The Consultant to premiere in German
In late 2019, innovative Bern theatre Theater Matte, will host the German-language premiere of Neil Fleming's The Consultant (Die Berater, translated by Ulrike Syha).
Dates to be announced in the New Year.
Patron: Caroline Lucas
Green Party, UK
MP for Brighton and Hove