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Chloë Clarke

Chloë Clarke (Phillips) is an Actor, Director and Audio Description Consultant based in Cardiff. She's passionate about creative access for the arts and is committed to creating innovative, exciting work that challenges preconceptions and connects social/cultural groups.

Posts by Chloë Clarke

Mission Control – immersive theatre that raises questions of power and privilege on an epic scale

An endeavour of epic proportions – Mission Control was a site-specific adventure – a Hijinx and National Theatre Wales production performed on 22 – 24 November 2019. For Chloe Clark it provided a refreshing contrast to the more traditional theatre Cardiff usually sees Set in ‘Monolith HQ’ (more widely recognised as ...

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Unsightly Drag: taking one small step for quips (queer crips) and one giant leap for queer kind

Quiplash and Extant theatre teamed up to create a gender bending night of Unsightly Drag! at the Chapel Playhouse, London on 18th October. Chloe Clark was there to witness blind and visually impaired performers from across the LGBTQIA spectrum in their personas as King’s Queens, in a night of definition-defying ...

The cast of the Flop in oversized wigs

Hijinx and Spymonkey: The Flop

The Flop is a Hijinx production in association with physical comedy company, Spymonkey which plays Summerhall's Main Hall as part of Edinburgh Fringe 3-26 August. Commissioned as part of Dolly Sen's guest editorship, this review is written by Chlöe Clarke. A lot of silliness, clever wordplay and some very catchy tunes makes ...

A photograph of playwright Kaite O'Reilly and director Phillip Zarrili whilst they are rehearsing their play, Cosy.

Unlimited: Kaite O’Reilly: Cosy

Kaite O'Reilly's new play ’Cosy’ premiered at Cardiff’s Millennium Centre with an exploration of the sensitive subject of death - when and how it comes to us all - with a light, often irreverent touch. Review by Chloe Phillips. Family represents the most complex of relationships, but also the most universal. ...

A photograph depicting the finished collection of Aaron Williamson's adaptable furniture from Demonstrating the World

Aaron Williamson’s ‘Demonstrating the World’: oddly familiar and brilliantly odd

Aaron Williamson performed his Unlimited-commissioned work Demonstrating the World at Experimentica15, a five-day festival which took place in Cardiff 4-8 November. Chloe Phillips entered this bizarre world, finding plenty to both baffle and delight a range of audiences. The first thing that struck me about this piece was the many ways ...

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Edinburgh Festival: Audio-description at the Unlimited Exhibition… Summerhall

Unlimited’s first exhibition at Summerhall is a series of ambitious mixed media installations by the UK’s leading disabled artists. Chloe Phillips reviews the audio description available with the exhibits on show until 5 October. In my experience, as a blind actress and theatre-maker who is one of the recipients of this ...

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