Dillon Colthart 

Writer [for Stage and Broadcast Media], video editor, and creative practitioner. This is my portfolio of work.

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Alumni.

 

Click the buttons to watch, read, and experience my work.

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2020

THE TOON

In collaboration with Oasis Youth Centre and Dumfries & Galloway Council, this promenade theatre commission focuses on social and economic issues surrounding young people.

Postponed due to COVID-19. When the scripts are complete, they will be posted below.

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2019

Intervention

Drag in the upside down.

Part drag show, part love story. Part cabaret, part visual fairytale, this show is packed with camp visuals, spoken word, lip sync performance & some (sketchy) vocals.

 

Become immersed in the – sometimes confusing – world of Devine Tension! You will interact.

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2018

H.EX

Needing you, Wanting me.

Ben is discovering himself, whilst in the grips of somebody else.

A coming out story of seduction and sexualisation within the gay scene. Is he under a spell?

Short theatrical piece - read below.

Dancing in the Mist

2017

Suspending my desire

Derek is fresh meat on the scene.

Drug fuelled parties lead to an unusual connection in this Verbatim dramatisation of a city gay scene, told in five parts.

Presented at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Click Below to read extract.

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2017

life's a drag

Reflecting nineteen. An autobiographical exploration of being, leaving and loss.

Presented at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama & The Rosemary Branch Theatre in London.

Watch the piece performed, below.

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2016

Drink, drugs, drag

A rural town, a drag queen and a bottle of Lambrini.

 

After being convinced that attitudes will change, Daniel goes on a night out in full drag, with deadly consequences.

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2017

UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION

My undergraduate dissertation:

"Queer and the Rural: An exploration of queerness, rurality and performance. Examining the power of queer performance, community and space within rural areas."

© 2020 by Devine Tension

© Graphic Design by Coco Creative Designs

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