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
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
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
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
Tomorrow I am flying to Warsaw to take part in the 'Little Warsaw Theatre Meetings' A Children's Theatre showcase which is part of a greater theatre festival arranged through the Adam Mickiewicz Institute. I am visiting with Steve Davis from Spectacle Theatre and looking forward to seeing lots of shows and meeting new people.
30 / 31st Warsaw Theatre…
I'm in the office at NTW and have never written a blog in my life so here goes, in fact I have never tweeted although I do occasionally glance at Facebook, if I have the time, if I want to share information and probably when I need somebody to do something for me or want to rally the troops for the Gwent Theatre campaign. When I do spend time on it I discover a whole world that has passed me by. I was…Continue
Here is a video made by the students at Newport International Film School to 'Save Gwent Theatre' part of our campaign. It's not too late to help us. Watch our video to learn more and join our Facebook campaign to get…Continue
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