A series of interviews and talks given by leading practitioners from all fields of theatre and performance. The project investigates the history of their career so their experience and knowledge of theatre is placed within a broader contextual framework.
Rapture begins a series of projects that focuses on making feminist, multi-disciplinary practice from the perspective of design, content and management. Rachel Candler, Rachel Nicholson and Rebecca Pollock are currently interested in what it may mean to generate a piece of work from a feminist viewpoint, how their various “feminisms” affect and impact upon the […]
Memory, Stories and Senses is an ongoing resarch project led by Ben Ratclife, Module Coordinator – Lighting Design. This project was part of an experiment that began many years ago with a devising workshop with the State of Space Theatre Company, which used a series of spaces that dictated physical vocal and emotional responses to […]
Tilly No-Body: Catastrophes of Love – The Play and Solo Performance, written and performed as a one-woman show by Bella Merlin, directed by Miles Anderson, which focuses on the life of Tilly Wedekind, wife to the German playwright, Frank Wedekind; the project will be reflected upon as a critical commentary by Nesta Jones through interviews […]
Music on Stage International Conference is held biennially, organised by Dr Jane Schopf, Programme Director of Opera Studies by Distance Learning.
Theatre Memory Theatre Memory is a series of filmed interviews of seasoned theatre practitioners whose experience and legacy will be ‘passed on’ to future generations; the interviews are transcribed and contextualised by biographical details. The project is led by Dr Paul Fryer, Professor Nesta Jones, and theatre journalist and Associate Researcher, Carole Woddis. Interviews have […]
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 […]
Dr Nick Hunt’s mixed media essay, The Operator Connects, which describes his research investigation into the role of the theatre lighting operator, went online in early December 2013 at www.passages-project.org.uk The practical investigation took place through a research-performance Passages. The Operator Connects is in part a critical reflection on this investigation, and comprises a collection of inter-related mini-essays in video, […]
The Dead Fiddler and The Destruction of Kreshev, two actor musician productions by associate company Sacred and Profane Theatre Company, adapted from short stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer, performed at the Edinburgh and Camden Festivals and London venues, 2006-2013.
Encounters with Kantor, led by Andrzej and Teresa Welminski, practitioners based at Cricot 2 Theatre of Tadeusz Kantor, Krakow, resulting in two devised pieces Traumatikon and Pages from the book of, both performed by graduates and students of the European Theatre Arts Programme at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the Summerhall venue, and by invitation at […]