Victor Esses is a theatre and performance maker and a live artist.
He is interested in participation, autobiographical material, storytelling and multimedia as ways to investigate belonging, human connection, and overcoming. He is Associate Artist to CASA Festival.
Performance/Maker credits include Unfamiliar (Arcola Theatre, Wardrobe Theatre, online UK tour, nominated for LUKAS Award 2019 for best production and Victor for performing artist of the year, shortlisted for Zealous Stories: Performance Prize),
Where to Belong (Rich Mix, Summerhall, UK tour, shortlisted for Emerge Performance Prize and Sit Up Awards), Sound of Us (Vilnius, Tallin Larp Festival, Theatre Deli), Dis Place (CPT, Arts Admin, Latitude Festival) and Codependently Yours (Arcola Theatre, VFD, Albany).
Directing includes: Venus Flytrap (Theatre503, performed by Jonny Woo), Tapped Out! (Tristan Bates Theatre), The Assault (Old Red Lion Theatre) and The Last Days of Gilda (Arcola Theatre, shortlisted for Brazil Focus Award).
Performing includes: Tunguska Event – History Marches on a Table (Whitechapel Gallery), Trojan Horse, Rainbow Flag (film by artist Ian Giles) and Faraway, So Close (Old Fire Station).
contact: esses dot victor at gmail dot com