Theatre

This section is a place where I’ll share reviews or my thoughts on the theatre I see and perhaps some insights about the experiences and opportunities in theatre I have.

On Love of the Theatre and Feeling Alive…

Sometimes, particularly recently, I forget one of the things I love about theatre. Watching and experiencing it.It's easy to become wrapped in the making with directing, writing or other ideas buzzing round my mind or on the other hand the analysing when...

Spiralling Into the Unknown

A collection of photos of Edinburgh and reflective bits of writing jotted down in stolen moments of quiet found in coffee shops, up hills, on trains in the midst of the craziness of the Fringe

Love Song at the Holt – Kenber&Son

'Death to literalism!' Love Song. 4 characters. A brother, a sister, a husband, and a stranger.   They disappear. Reappear. Do they even exist? They are constantly moving. Interweaving and crossing. Things are always shifting. Time is always...

NSDF 2018: Reflections on an Inspiring Week

For the last week or so I’ve been in the glorious bubble of theatre that is NSDF (National Student Drama Festival). In some ways it was an intense and at times tiring experience on the management team supervising venues, being on Front of House and...

Review: Chicken Soup @ Crucible Theatre

Crucible Theatre Sheffield 21 February 2018 Set in a food bank/community soup kitchen, 5 women on 3 different days are seen running the food bank, talking, laughing or catching up on their lives. That's chicken soup in a nutshell I guess but really its so...

In the Rehearsal Room: With The Bare Project – Outskirts

Over the last couple of weeks I've had the pleasure of being in rehearsals with The Bare Project for their touring show On the Outskirts of a Large Event.  I've probably mentioned Bare before on this blog as I've worked with them a couple of times so far...

Why I Love Dance

~Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” - Voltaire ~ I started dance classes at about 4 years old, as many young girls do.  Back then it was tap and ballet for only an hour a week until I was...

My Top Theatre of 2017

Over 2017 I feel I saw quite a good variety of theatre, certainly since starting my Gap year. I quite regularly saw National Theatre Live broadcasts and in the last few months saw performances at Theatre Deli, along with some visits to venues such as the...