In the Rehearsal Room with: The Write Network

Seventeen and Adam has found his Angel. He loves her. He makes her his wife. But where does Angel fit into Adam's picture of their new life? From girl to wife, to mother... If...

Production Week Diary: Part 2

So the roof didn't fall in around our heads, but it did feel rather as though the world was ending... In the world of the play, that is. At half built stage, the stage space...

Production Week Diary: Part 5

Nothing beats the unbounded, raw emotion of an opening night. However many were in the crowd and whether they were good, bad or otherwise, you cannot beat the enormity of the feelings that come...

In Production with: /Sylvia

I was recently invited on board with Ja? Theatre Company as producer for their inaugural production, /Sylvia. Ja? Theatre Company is a newly established theatre company founded by Dutch director Anne Mulleners and Norwegian Actor/...

In the Rehearsal Room with: Dajana Fifield

Dajana Fifield, more commonly known as Deedee, is a freelance theatre director, producer and performer. Co-founder of theatre company 27 degrees, she has also previously worked with The Salon: Collective, Elrow London and can...

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?...

Feeling Blue: A Reflection on Light in ‘Hedda Gabler’

It is usual for theatre criticism to pay a great deal of attention to lighting design in the context of a theatre review. It could be argued that this if often because there is...

Production Week Diary: Part 1

One year in the planning, three months in the making and it all boils down to... PRODUCTION WEEK. The make or break for any production, professional or amateur, are those crucial final few days before...

Production Week Diary: Part 3

Heading home after dress rehearsal, I have much less to say. Because I am tired. My feel hurt. My head hurts. But yet... I feel emotionally charged. Wired, geared up. Buzzing, but yet falling over my own feet. Not...

In the Rehearsal Room with: Little Giants Theatre

Fairy tales, a timeless tradition, an ageless art-form... but who, and where do they come from? Who is writing the next generation of fairy tales, for the next generation of bedtime stories? Step in, Little...