24th ilb
5 – 14 Sep 2024 Program
9 – 18 Sep 2024 Young Program

Manjeet Mann: The Crossing

Theater, performance and poetry workshop / Meet & Greet with Manjeet Mann

After the death of her mother, Natalie tries to find her place in the world, while her brother joins an extreme right-wing group. At the same time, Sammy flees from conscription in Eritrea to start a new life in Europe. An unexpected twist brings the fates of the two together. Written in remarkable verse, the book tells of the fears and hopes of two young people who find in their friendship the strength to process their feelings of loss and grief.

What happens during the workshop?

The world of The Crossing will be explored through theatrical games and exercises, afterwards the participants will craft original poetic texts based on the novel and bring them to life on stage.

The event is in English.
Led by Grace Evangeline Holme.
Recommended for grades 11 to 12.