‘Heart in the dark’ – The Dark Room – Theatre 503

A bed. A mini fridge. A closet. A bathroom door. The necessities of a cheap motel are boxed into a claustrophobic chipboard room. Then a whooshing sound. Darkness. When the lights come back on,...

Director’s Notes: 8 Steps to Get the Most From Sitting Round the Table

It's an invaluable part of every director's rehearsal arsenal, but why do we use it? What is it for? And if we must spend time off our feet - how can we maximise it...

Yo Ho Ho-ing All The Way Home: Peter Pan – Hampton Hill Theatre

Though they may act like it sometimes, deep down, no child (or adult!) really wants to grow up, so what musical production more fitting to stage with the younger ones than Peter Pan? The...

“Claustrophobia of a corner shop” – The Amber Trap – Theatre 503

Under the fluorescent lighting stacking tins of soup, early 20-something Katie feels at home. The songs on the radio change but the customers don’t, and Hope is there to tease her, juggle fruit and...

A House Repeated – BAC – 19/10/16

Two actors. An empty room. 40 or so seats. The door closes. The experience begins. A House Repeated  is an immersive theatre experience... but not in the way you might expect. For the last decade,...

‘Checking in with your inner ‘Big’ kid’ – Big the Musical – HHT

However many years pass by, we never entirely forget what it is to be young. Big the Musical, which premiered in 1996 and which followed the 1988 film, is a nostalgic night out which...

6 Ways to Begin Building a Career in Dramaturgy

If I had was paid by the hour for every hour of my life I have spent trying to answer the question "What is dramaturgy?" I would probably have enough to pay back my student...

“That sense of panic that bubbles just below the surface” – No One is...

Stepping out of the sunlight into the Bunker theatre, the temperature drops and the hustle of Southwark and the busy food market next door is silenced. It's underground, intimate but slightly claustrophobic, and couldn't...

In Production with: This is It Theatre – For a Black Girl

A selection of images from photographing For a Black Girl in Brick Hall at Vault Festival 2018. Written by and performed by Nicole Acquah. Featuring: PJ Stanley, Sarah Page, Carly McCann, Chusi Amoros, Elisha-Grace Lawrence-Bardsley. https://vaultfestival.com/whats-on/for-a-black-girl/ For a Black...

In the Rehearsal Room with: Not Your Average Collective

Nobody is average, so why should theatre be? Such is the philosophy of Not Your Average Collective, a newly founded theatre company made up of Brit and Canadian duo Elisha Grace. and Alex Franks. Their goal?...