Designs and Design Processes The following productions and projects I have chosen to list are part of a process, sometimes conscious at the time, sometimes upon reflection, that demonstrate my work as a designer for performance that aims to be inclusive. As a teacher, and as a practicing designer, the ideas I express do not […]
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Theatre for Development: testing methodologies is a research project that analyses and evaluates the work of Pan Intercultural Arts (Arts for Social Change) in a number of contexts. The central theme of the work is that the methodologies are passed on to the people who live the situation. They become the leaders, the performers, the […]
Project Background The Spoils began in 2007 as a musical stage play written by Steven Dykes (Rose Bruford College American Theatre Arts Programme Director) with a score composed by Paul Englishby and commissioned by RBC graduate company, The Shady Dolls. The production was revived in September 2009 as part of the Arcola Theatre’s “Grimeborne Festival”. In 2010, The Spoils entered a […]
Nick is Head of the School of Design, Management and Technical Arts at Rose Bruford College. Nick’s research interests include the performative nature of stage lighting, digital scenography and digital performance, the history of theatre lighting, and the roles and status of the various personnel involved in theatre-making. TABLE OF CONTENTS Publications and Papers Overview Pasteboard […]
Playwrights on Playwriting, a series of digital essays edited by Aleks Sierz on contemporary playwrights including April De Angelis, Mike Bartlett, Tanika Gupta, Dennis Kelly, Anthony Neilson, Lucy Prebble, Simon Stephens, Roy Williams and Laura Wade, through interviews and critical commentary.