Perspective by Mackenzie Wellfare

National Theatre, July 2021


After a tough day at school, Leo – an autistic teenager – releases his frustrations and emotions onto the audience and his friend, Shaun. The problems Leo encounters are seen from his perspective and are drawn from different experiences of many autistic people, including the writer’s own.


JJ Green, Kate Kordel, Kwaku Mills, Evlyne Oyedokun

Director: Audrey Sheffield
Design: Caitlin Abbott
Sound Design: Joel Price
Lighting Design: Nathan Long
Video Design: Max Spielbichler
Movement Direction: Jenni Jackson

Casting: Jacob Sparrow and Naomi Downham

Photos: Cameron Slater