Hester Chillingworth awarded Small Spaces Commission


CDS and the Marlborough Theatre are proud to announce that Hester Chillingworth is the recipient of the Small Spaces Commission!

More information about Hester’s show will be available soon. Check CDS social media for various updates.

About the artist

Hester’s solo practice involves making performance games, text pieces and low-key interventionist installations, which often play with language, simplicity, interpretation and some things about childhood, including mischief and confusion.

Hester’s background is as a director of experimental theatre and live art – particular interests lie in durational work, exertion and duress.

Hester is the Artistic Director of GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN performance company, assistant to Tim Etchells and Forced Entertainment, and is a freelance director. Recent project collaborators include Marc Almond, Mark Ravenhill, Elmgreen & Dragset, Eva Weinmayr and drag performance legend Bette Bourne. Hester is also half of the running/art project runclub.Hester is an Associate Artist at Firstsite contemporary art gallery in Colchester, working primarily with 15-25 year olds on bringing performance into galleries.


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