Writings

The Heroes in the Shadows

May 5th, 2022 by

Theatre of the Oppressed practitioner Eliezer Kasereka explains just how crucial Augusto Boal’s trailblazing techniques are for bringing people in East Africa together in a theatrical process of peace and reconciliation   ‘Although I was scared, hungry and thirsty I did not cry during the more than 40 days that they were with me in […]

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The Party Shrimp

April 25th, 2022 by

Theatre maker, performer, and clown Andrew Simpson reflects on The Party Shrimp And The People And Things That Taught Me To Do Theatre Good Today Most of the time when following a creative intuition, I have absolutely no idea what is going on, how to make sense of anything, and very little clue whether I […]

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Rituals for Laughter and Resistance

April 18th, 2022 by

Naomi Silman, longstanding member of Brazil’s Lume Teatro, reflects on her experiences of artistic exchange with the indigenous Brazilian Kariri Xoco tribe – a process of bridge building, and making the invisible visible ‘We can transform an energy that is heavy and make it light… In the moment of our ritual, as we shake our arms, […]

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Speaking Truth to Power

April 7th, 2022 by

Jeremy Goldstein of London Artists Projects reflects on how exploring his personal biography and family history led to the creation of an internationally lauded project, Truth to Power Café, and then to the newly launched venture, This Is Who I Am Seven years ago I ventured forth into the Harold Pinter Archive at the British […]

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Vision On – LIMF 2022 Round-Up

February 23rd, 2022 by

 A clown locked down in a beautiful Mexican house, Pinocchio swallowed by a whale, battling Action Man dolls, and a live magic lantern show about space and time… Dorothy Max Prior encounters a visual feast at LIMF 2022  The London International Mime Festival, which runs annually through January into early February, is a highlight of […]

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