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What I do:
Freelance Theatre Director
A little more about me:
Passionate about creating theatre with by and for young people.
Location:
Cardiff
Projects I’m working on:
Currently exploring trauma and how memory is held in the body on an NTW WALESLAB.
Recently directed for UWTSD
Tutor on YAS
Creative Agent for ACW Lead Creative Schools Scheme.
Twitter @username:
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Jain Boon's Blog

NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The questions and the beginning of the process.

How can we create a piece of theatre around trauma? Does theatre have a place in examining trauma? How do we talk about trauma?

How can we create a piece of theatre that does not traumatise the audience and ourselves?…

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Posted on January 24, 2016 at 20:13 — 3 Comments

NTW WALESLAB 'FROZEN' The beginnings of an idea

Some years ago I read a novel called Fugitive Pieces it follows the story of a young Polish boy who escaped the Nazis during the Second World War. He hides in a hole in the wall and witnesses the death of his parents. His sister disappears without trace.

He is discovered by an archeologist buried in earth in the middle of a wood.

For the rest of his life he is reminded…

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Posted on January 24, 2016 at 10:57 — 3 Comments

A week with Filament Theatre

I have been observing Filament Theatre devise their latest production of Momo, based on the children’s novel by German writer Michael Ende.   Momo is the story of a little girl who listens, who has time for anyone and everyone, but very soon the mysterious Men in Grey (MIG’s) appear, they are creeping up on the inhabitants of a small town  and stealing away their precious time.

Sabina Netherclift (director) and Osnat Schmool (composer) are co-directors, they fuse original multi part…

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Posted on August 2, 2012 at 10:20 — 3 Comments

100, 1000, 1 000 000 Stories Festival Bucharest

I arrive in Romania at 7am for the Assitej International Festival for Children which is now in it's seventh year and organised by Teatrul Ion Creanga, the Childrens's Theatre in Bucharest.

I am met at the airport by one of the company members and whisked off to the hotel, having not eaten since lunch time the day before (no-one mentioned that Luton virtually closes for the night) and not being one for a kip on the plane, too excited, I am keen to eat and get showered and changed. Why…

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Posted on October 26, 2011 at 15:59 — 3 Comments

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At 14:10 on May 21, 2015, Anna Poole said…

Hi Jain, 

Welcome to the TEAM group!  Great to have you on board. 

All the best, 

Anna

At 18:08 on March 18, 2012, carmen medway-stephens said…

Thanks Jain, hopefully there'll be another day that you could come along to :)

At 16:22 on December 13, 2011, Kelly Page said…

How are you doing my dear? Hope you are getting into trouble and staying away from paperwork! Sending you lovely thoughts this festive season :-))

At 18:36 on November 17, 2011, carmen medway-stephens said…

HI Jain, good to meet you too, keep in touch and come to The Utah Bride.

At 15:29 on October 26, 2011, Guy O'Donnell said…

Hi Jain 

Thanks for the message Bethan Nia mentioned you and I have been meaning to contact you , bit late sorry.

I would love to meet up to discuss things, when might be a good time for you?

Guy 

At 5:44 on July 30, 2011, Guy O'Donnell said…

Hi Jain very sorry missed your request about young critics as I have been away

Hope your production went well. Bethan Nia mailed me about you, regarding some work I am in the process of trying to secure funding for(very long process!! and hard to find the time)I could meet up to chat if you wanted ?

Cheers 

Guy 

At 13:35 on July 17, 2011, Kelly Page said…
Jain, I've started a group on the NTW network called: Digital Management in the Arts,' very much inspired by our conversations lovely :-)) So become a member so we can keep conversing :-))
At 15:58 on April 15, 2011, Kelly Page said…
Jain my dear ... love to see a pic of you on your profile! :-)) See you Monday. Kelly
 
 
 

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