Sometimes I Leave 

Sometimes I Leave is a new show by Vijay Patel, which takes you on a neurodivergent journey through the process of needing to leave situations. It is fuelled by anxiety, the violence of ‘curing’ (through experimental treatment) and our differently wired brains.

Vijay exploits his almost 20-year experience with Asperger’s syndrome since diagnosis. Through performance art, video and theatre, he repeats and reclaims his own lived experiences. This is a show that smashes the stigma against ‘othered’ brains, that imagines existing in a world that, as opposed to discriminating against unique ways of thinking, celebrates and cares for them.

Produced by: Tilly Bungard

Creative Direction/Dramaturgy:

Daniel Oliver

Peader Kirk

Co-commissioned/co-produced by hÅb, Contact + STUN (Sustained Theatre Up North) for Works Ahead 2018.

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

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