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?…Continue
Posted on January 24, 2016 at 9:13 — 3 Comments
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…Continue
Posted on January 23, 2016 at 23:57 — 3 Comments
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…Continue
Posted on August 1, 2012 at 23:20 — 3 Comments
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…Continue
Posted on October 26, 2011 at 4:59 — 3 Comments