Imagining Rachel | Brighton Fringe
Imagining Rachel
Imagining Rachel
Imagining Rachel

Imagining Rachel

By Elise Robertson (California, USA)

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Age suitability: 12 +
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Storyteller Elise Robertson embarks on a journey of discovery about Rachel Carson, iconic environmentalist, born twelve miles from her in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 60 years earlier. Elise’s own demons quickly hijack the story, interweaving her own coming-of-age with Rachel’s, as they struggle with their identities as artists, mothers, and truth-tellers. Conceived and staged in her tiny backyard studio using an eclectic mix of found props, greenscreen, stop motion, and multiple zoom screens, the result is a whimsical, unique storytelling experience: sweeping and intimate, funny and moving. Elise plays multiple characters in myriad settings without ever leaving her office chair.

Written and Performed by Elise Robertson
Creative Guidance by Ann Noble

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