Photo: Dorothea Tuch

1984: Back to No Future

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” – George Orwell: “Nineteen Eighty-Four” Gob Squad travel back to 1984, back to the good old analogue days when life was simple and there were only …


Photo: Garrett Davis/Capture Imaging

Hello. We are Gob Squad, a group of UK and German artists. We make performances and videos which search for beauty in the everyday, and look for words of wisdom from a passing stranger. We are an artists collective, the seven core members working collaboratively on the concept, direction and performance of our work. Other artists, performers and technicians are invited to collaborate on particular projects.

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“Gob Squad let the most diverse expectations of the theater clash, defending once again its own post-dramatic approach: And in fact, it proves to be extremely open and capable of reflecting on what is currently happening, with life, with the arts, with participation.”

Katrin Bettina Müller in the taz about SHOW ME A GOOD TIME


1984_Back to No Future

1984 in Dresden Oktober 2021

1984: Back to No Future
Dresden, Germany

15/10/2021 - 16/10/2021


Protect and Survive in Berlin Oct 2021 UA

Protect and Survive
Berlin, Germany

21/10/2021 - 22/10/2021

world premiere

Theaterdiscounter Berlin
Rehersal of 'We are Gob Squad and so are you', Performace Centre, Tremough Campus, Falmouth, Britain

WAGS in Brno Okt 2021

We Are Gob Squad And So Are You
Brno, Czech Republic



LL&P in Brno Okt 2021

Live Long and Prosper
Brno, Czech Republic



1984 in Berlin Nov 2021

1984: Back to No Future
Berlin, Germany

01/11/2021 - 06/11/2021

HAU - Hebbel am Ufer

K in Nashville March 2022

Gob Squad’s Kitchen
Nashville, Tennessee USA

24/03/2022 - 27/03/2022

OZ Arts Nashville