FIGHT BACK FESTIVAL 2020
Presented by The New Theatre and TakeYourSeats.ie
She’s always been different to other people. But now there’s
a pandemic, everyone is becoming more like her. Stuck
indoors with just six liters of bleach, sixty toilet rolls and her
smartphone for company, she’s becoming increasingly
anxious and isolated as she tries to navigate love in the time
Cast and Creatives
Written by Ella Skolimowski
Performed by Aneta Dina Keder
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ella Skolimowski is an Irish-Polish writer and performer. Originally from London, she has lived in Dublin since 2018. Ella writes for the theatre on contemporary social issues, especially themes relevant to the Irish diaspora and the lived experiences of women. Her first play DRIVING ME CRAZY was included in the New Theatre Dublin’s New Writing Week, 2019. She was a co-lead in FOLLOWER COUNT, her second play, an extract from which was presented at Smock Alley Theatre as part of the Scene + Heard festival in 2020.
ABOUT THE ACTOR
Aneta Dina Keder is a professional actor, voice-over artist, presenter, model and dancer. Based in Dublin, she holds dual Polish and Irish citizenship.
She received Bow Street Academy Screen Acting and Bull Alley Theatre Training. Her most recent credits include performances in a rehearsed reading of DRIVING ME CRAZY written by Ella Skolimowski as part of the New Writing Week at the New Theatre in 2019, a theatre play LOCKED(in) written and directed by Andrea Bolger as part of Scene & Heard Theatre Festival 2018 in Smock Alley, CHATTERBOX at Theatre@36, WHY ME written and directed by Sean Ronan at the Civic Theatre, RETURNING TO HAIFA directed by Anthony Fox at the New Theatre, THE COPING CLASS staged at Theatre@36, POOR ME & THE BASTARDS with David McSavage, CRIMECALL, NATIONWIDE, to mention just a few.
Aneta also signed with Not Another Model Agency in Dublin. She works as both a catwalk and photo model and became a catwalk coach and choreographer for the Miss Ethnic Pageant. Moreover, she danced and sang in the Polish Folk Dance Group “Shamrock” (in Polish “Koniczyna”). For eight years she was the organizer, presenter and host for the Final Gala of the annual International Short Film Festival “Distances”.
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