Vertical Flight

Vertical flight of seagull across above cold and mild water of the Atlantic Ocean


“Vertical flight of a smoky seagull above the cold and mild waters of the Atlantic Ocean” is an interactive show staged at the Qashqai Studies Center for seven nights in 2015 and was well received by the audience. It was also a candidate for the playwright and direction of the alternative section of the 35th Fajr Theater Festival. After that, it performed in Sepand hall for 20 nights in 2019.
There are 30 different characters in the performance, of which 24 people are the audience, each of whom had chosen their role before the start of the show and bought the ticket for that role, and based on the role they chose, they received a passport in which their identity Their new ones are defined and explanations about their personality, life background and the people they should be in contact with during the performance are specified.
During the performance, based on these people’s words, interactions, and reactions, the show may move in more than 15 different directions. Paths that can create different endings for the show.
In addition, 30 people, other spectators, or people not interested in interacting with the work can apply for asylum. They will receive a temporary card instead of a passport and be seated in a different theater section. These people are observers of the theatrical world and do not interact with the work.


Director: Sima Sheybani
Playwriter: Pouya Pirhoseinlo
Producer: Mahdi Hoseini
Actors: Davood Pejmanfar, Mahdohkt Molaie, Masoumeh Beygi, Nafiseh Zare, Keyvan Saketoof, Yahya Golnesaee
Director Assistances: Kimia Zeraati, Atina Abasi
Producer Manager: Mehran Jalilvand
Sound Design: Kian Hossein
Costume Design: Marzie Naderi
Visual Art & Videomaping: Simiya Group
Poster Designer: Meysam Khavari