Sounds Like Chaos is a youth theatre group co-founded by Roisin Feeny and Gemma Rowan and their latest piece, Wow Everything Is Amazing, imagines the digital world in 50 years time.
I spoke to Roisin about the inspiration behind the piece, the use of multi-media and whether theatres should embrace digital media more.
Tell us a bit about Wow Everything Is Amazing and what inspired it?
Wow Everything Is Amazing is a sci-fi hallucinatory madness set in the church of the future.
In this new world, sermons are stored on servers, and data has replaced deities.
Lead by our new AI leader, Godhead, it asks the congregation to trust in progress to be saved, as the boundaries between humans and tech become ever-more blurred.
The story is told through music, film and movement in an explosion of energy from the young performers.
There is an underlying discomfort about who is represented in this new world, with ideas around race and gender embedded in the fabric of the piece, in part through experimentation with audio description