No I.D.

No I.D.

No I.D.

No I.D.


“Trans people don’t often get a chance to talk about this bit. Where you see your old self in the person you become.”

Tatenda Shamiso tells the story of his experience as a Black transgender immigrant in the UK. Using the songs he wrote throughout his first year on testosterone alongside letters, signatures and a whole lot of paperwork, he guides us through what it takes to validate Black and queer identities in the eyes of the law.

With laughter, music, and a healthy dose of care, NO I.D. is a love letter to gender transitions and an examination of how absurd our bureaucratic systems can be.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Asian Actor(s), Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Role(s) for Trans Actor(s), Role(s) for Non-Binary Actor(s)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences


Tatenda Shamiso

Tatenda (he/him) is a theatre-maker, writer and musician with origins from Zimbabwe, Belgium, the United States and Switzerland. He is also a scholarly researcher in Afrofuturism and its potential to deconstruct and rebuild our notions of gender, space and time. Tatenda ...

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