Lights in the Darkness

June 14th, 2021 by

Colliding particles, sunshine on a forest path, overlapping monologues, a beautifully lit empty theatre, and a candle lighting ceremony – Dorothy Max Prior samples the delights of the installation programme at Brighton Festival 2021  The invitation came in early May for a press viewing of Semiconductor’s latest installation work, Halo. So used was I to […]

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall

May 31st, 2021 by

When objects are more than a prop: Antonino Giuffré reflects on the secret life of the silent stars of the show Standing here long before beginners’ call, I watch the audience enter and murmur rather awkwardly. They sit, they chat. Some of them look at me – just a glance most of the time, while […]

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Making Sense

May 26th, 2021 by

We’re taught in school that there are five main senses: sight, sound, taste, smell and touch. So why the belief that only the first two count in theatre? Sascha Goslin argues that there are far more sensory possibilities to explore in the live experience Traditionally, when we think of theatre and performance, we think of […]

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Walking In and Out of a Pandemic

May 18th, 2021 by

Creative walking is a growing movement – and now there’s a call for practitioners who use walking in their work to contribute to an Artist’s Survey. Dee Heddon, of the Walking Artists Network and the Walking Library Project, tells us more   I have been interested in ‘creative walking’ for more than a decade. In […]

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Recipe for an Experiment in Co-Creation

April 21st, 2021 by

Performer, director, producer, enabler: Anne Langford explores artist development for community theatre-makers of co-created work  We’ve all had a bit more time to think over the past year. Or maybe you haven’t? Maybe you work in the part of theatre and performance that never stopped. The deep, creative and ongoing work with young people and […]

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