Writings

Almost There

January 18th, 2021 by

Celebrating the launch of his newly commissioned short film for London International Mime Festival 2021, Dorothy Max Prior meets performer, choreographer and theatre director Andrew Dawson, an artist whose eclectic career has taken him across the world – and even to the moon and back ‘Our human essence lies not in arrival but in being […]

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Long Live LIMF!

January 14th, 2021 by

It’s January, and we know what that means – the London International Mime Festival is back with another wonderful array of ‘image-rich performance for an adventurous and curious audience’. Dorothy Max Prior reflects on the 2021 programme London International Mime Festival is the longest established international theatre festival in the country. Founder and co-director Joseph […]

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Total Theatre in the Age of Covid – Part Three

January 11th, 2021 by

Dorothy Max Prior chronicles the year that turned out to be – well, different to expected. Part three takes us from September to December 2020 It feels like things are on the up, with theatres and galleries opening up, artists once again meeting in real space to work together – but the news is getting […]

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Total Theatre in the Age of Covid – Part Two

January 4th, 2021 by

Dorothy Max Prior chronicles the year that turned out to be – well, different to expected. Part two takes us from June to September 2020 Midsummer 2020. There’s hope in the air. Covid-19 case numbers and deaths are falling, lockdowns are easing, life is returning to – well, not normal but a ‘new normal’ (another […]

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Total Theatre in the Age of Covid – Part One

December 30th, 2020 by

Dorothy Max Prior chronicles the year that turned out to be – well, different to expected. Part one takes us from January to June 2020 Early March 2020. The man sitting next to me on the overnight flight from São Paulo to London Heathrow is wearing a mask. Bit excessive, I think. Must be something […]

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