An intimate portrait of a woman fragmented.

Distorted by expectation, by obligation, by desire.

A hall of mirrors.

Under it all, who is she?



Unbecoming by Anna Porubcansky

A solo performance in song, movement and text. Part theatre show, part gig. Unbecoming is an invitation to a private world, a unique and delicate space where pretense slips away.

Read more about the ideas behind the making of the show in The National

Supported by
The National Lottery through Creative Scotland

In association with
Cumbernauld Theatre / The Work Room / Platform


‘music with a richness and intensity that left you hungering for more’

The Herald, on Seven Hungers

‘exhaustive vocal and physical performance that is set to leave the viewer speechless’

Public Reviews, on Invisible Empire


Created and performed by:
Anna Porubcansky

Directed by:
Ewan Downie

Design by:
Ana Ines Jabares-Pita

Lighting design by:
Alberto Santos-Bellido

Produced by:
Eileen Wilson Kerr