Vamos Theatre presents: A Brave Face

The Swan Theatre, The Moors, WR1 3ED


An emotional full mask production capturing the struggle of dealing with PTSD.

Date(s) - 14/02/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


His hardest battle is the one back home
Afghanistan: 2009.

Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training’s complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone. And when he returns home, the trouble really begins.
A Brave Face explores Post Traumatic Stress, an unseen and often unrecognised injury of war, and the impact it can have on even the closest of families. With compassion and fearlessness, Vamos brings its trademark, wordless, full mask style to a story that needs to be told. Praised by press and public alike for its consummate full mask skills, engaging storytelling, physical dexterity and emotional insight, Vamos continues to involve and engage audiences across borders and boundaries, taking on challenging themes with poignancy, humour and humanity.

Accessible to hearing and d/Deaf audiences alike

Running time approx. 75 minutes with no interval
Suitable for ages 12+

Image credit: alienpen from an original photo by Graeme Braidwood

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