Home Away | Celebrating the diversity of trans and non-binary experiences


1 Feb 2019

News Story

Music, performance, poetry and film from the online trans and non-binary community at National Theatre of Scotland's Home Away perfromance.

In its tenth anniversary year, the National Theatre of Scotland presents its first ever festival of participatory performing arts.

Ten new productions from Chicago, Glasgow, New Dehli, Brisbane, South Uist, Dundee, Jamaica, Tomintoul & Glenlivet, Rio de Janeiro and the world wide web. Plus a five day participatory arts conference.




The Adam World Choir has been brought together to perform in the National Theatre of Scotland’s forthcoming production of Eve/Adam, scheduled for 2017 - a community of more than 100 trans and non-binary people from around the world, connected by an online forum. This is a community with no geographical, ethnic or gender boundaries.

Different members of The Adam World Choir have come together to bring an event to Home Away that celebrates the diversity of trans and non-binary experiences, to share their stories and start a conversation. The event will feature live performances from choir members, including:

Music from Portuguese queer electro-pop punk duo Tender Bender;

Two classically trained singers from England and Scotland, Rylan Gleave and Harrison Knights;

Songs from the Scottish Highlands by Sarah Fanet;

A visit from Jesus Queen of Heaven, Jo Clifford;

As well as live performances, there will be artworks, films, an exhibition and more, as part of a promenade installation taking audience members around Tramway and The Hidden Gardens.

Performance sponsored by Pinsent Masons.

Supported by Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.