To produce professional work with high artistic standards including texts, plays and films that are relevant and accessible to communities in Northern Ireland and that enables them to engage creatively with social and political issues. To bring their work to communities locally, nationally and internationally. To engage in cultural production in the widest sense, continually expanding their personal and artistic horizons. To consolidate and develop Sole Purpose Productions as an arts organisation in a humane and professional manner.
Projects and Activities
They make theatre about social and public issues which are important and relevant to communities in Northern Ireland. They take plays, with an interactive element, into working class urban and rural settings so that people can discuss sensitive issues in a positive manner. Recent productions have included 'Clouds on a Mountain Road' by Orna Akad: a Palestinian play on women, war and words; 'See No Evil' by Patricia Byrne: a portrayal of elder abuse. A forthcoming production is 'Did You Come by Boat?' by Elly Odhiambo and Patricia Byrne: a play on the ethnic minority experience in Northern Ireland. (October 2010).