Artistic Director of Gecko Theatre, Amit Lahav speaks to Theatrefullstop about performing new production, Institute at the London International Mime Festival 2015!
Amit Lahav is the Artistic Director of Gecko, one of the UK’s leading companies in Physical Theatre. The company was founded in 2001 and since then have performed worldwide and in 2012 gained Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation status, receiving regular funding until 2015. ‘Institute’ their latest production is being performed as part of the London International Mime Festival, at the Royal Opera House.
Hi Amit, you’re performing ‘Institute’ at the Royal Opera House as Part of the London International Mime Festival, are you excited to return to the festival and the venue?
I am extremely excited to be returning. This is a unique and well respected festival, known for it’s bold international programming and the Royal Opera House is a world renowned, prestigious building. Gecko has been involved with the mime festival on a number of occasions so it’s also a bit of a home for the company.