Mission Drift

created by The TEAM in collaboration with
Heather Christian and Sarah Gancher

5 – 28 June 2013

Mission Drift poster image

Mission Drift

created by The TEAM in collaboration with Heather Christian and Sarah Gancher

directed by Rachel Chavkin
music by Heather Christian

★★★★
‘What a blast. The company fulfil all their promise in this gorgeous, gaudy musical.’The Guardian

Mission Drift is a pioneering journey across the USA in pursuit of the soul of American capitalism, told through atomic blasts, lizard ballet, and original music that fuses Vegas glitz with Southern blues. Mythic and contemporary stories collide in this new work by award-winning New York ensemble The TEAM.

​Winner of the 2011 Scotsman Fringe First and the Herald Angel Awards.

Performers
Heather Christian
Amber Gray
Brian Hastert
Libby King
Ian Lassiter

Musicians
Jonathan Anderson
Spencer Cohen

 

 

  • War Horse
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Rules for Living. Instruction image for combining people and objects
  • Parades banner for Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
  • Everyman - a figure in a bleak space with cartoon finger pointing down at his head
  • The Beaux' Stratagem - Portrait of an 18th century woman, collaged and retouched
  • The Red Lion. Blurred figure holding a football in a doorway, lit from behind
  • The Motherf**cker with the Hat. Illustration of a head with a hat but no face
  • We Want You to Watch. Female head with wide open mouth and wide open mouths for eyes
  • A Declaration from the People. A graffiti-style wall mural with the title and a sunburst on a brick wall
  • An Oak Tree. Instructional diagram of one male figure raising and lowering another with their hand, as if by magic
  • Brainstorm. Teenage boy with blue exploding head
  • Three Days in the Country: A woman's arms against a tree trunk
  • Our Country's Good: illustration of a figure in the distance with a manacle on the fore-ground
  • People, Places and Things. Superimposed photo of a woman's head with her face repeated twice, once in red once blue
  • Jane Eyre. Woman in a pale dress with an image of flames projected onto her
  • wonder.land - a grinning cartoon cat