Basically what I want to get across is how daunting some theatre spaces can be when you’re on your own. And how that must multiply if you’re a theatre newbie – or even if you’ve just never been to that particular theatre before. Plus a top tip to say things to people who are by them self at a show.
There’s this base on Pluto. We’re stranded there. The world is set all wonky. Everything is very clean.
The National Centre for Circus Arts recently caught up with James Yeatman of Complicite and co-founder of Kandinsky who has been giving workshops to their Higher Education students on performance ‘devising’ techniques.
What a quiet triumph for Up in Arms. Hamilton’s production of German Skerries glows with a deep-felt respect and knowledge of a particular locale and its people.
Hamilton and Norris discuss theatre, and particularly touring, as “a way of connecting communities and sharing stories we’re passionate about.”
It is a slick, seemingly simple production that Icke has given time to breathe for moments like lighting candles, pouring wine, cutting cheese and catching raindrops. But it is the human conflicts between these spaces of time that make it magical.
An abject examination of children, cruelty and families. I really didn’t like it but would urge everyone to see it. What a play.
Circa physicalises the pain, loss and longing of diaspora and internally displaced communities through exile and war, with the contemporary physical language of circus.
#Haters tells the true story of a stabbing in Hackney in 2014 and the internet furore that occurred in its wake. As a commentary on the futility and brutality of knife crime among young people, it was heart wrenching, but some aspects really let down the piece.