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Tassa Deparis


Tassa is a Suffolk-based writer who also works in education and heritage. Indonesian born and raised in London, she has also lived and worked in Germany. She is interested in stress and rhythm and how linguistic shifts create different narrative spaces. Tassa writes around motherhood and womanhood and is concerned with capturing the whispered and hidden worlds that people occupy; her writing travels through dark spaces in search of pieces of hope. She is currently leading a creative project with local mothers and designing sustainable projects with Woodbridge Tide Mill Museum. Tassa is also a creative facilitator and has worked with various theatres and companies including The New Wolsey Theatre, Ellander Productions and Flight of the Escales. Tassa is a graduate of the MA in Writing for Performance and Dramaturgy at Goldsmiths University. She was selected for artistic development with Park theatre. Credits include: Two Under Two (Virtual Collaborators Festival); The Daughter Abroad (Theatre503); This Wall (The English Theatre, Berlin); Mothers Milk (ArtsDepot)