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Talking Dramaturgy

I’ve been editing, and written a forward for, Andy Edwards’s new publication, as part of his fantastic research project ‘Talking Dramaturgy’. It’s a collection of texts drawn from interviews he’s been undertaking with artists across Scotland about dramaturgical practice. 17 more words


I worked for two weeks with the choreographer Sam Pardes as a dramaturg this summer. The first was supported by Roehampton Dance in London, and was focussed on developing her solo What Have I Got To Show For It? 61 more words


Between the Sounds

The other day I did something I have done many times, but I thought about it more than I normally have, likely because I write this blog and occasionally do some music-related scholarly work nowadays… 652 more words


Final Project Research and Development

Hello again!

I am intending to document the process of creating my final project performance on this blog. As I descend further in to panic and bewilderment, we’ll see how well that plan holds up. 567 more words


The Black and White Rag

By ALBERT EVANS, Artistic Associate

On a bright spring morning, in the city of New Rochelle, New York, E. L. Doctorow sat at his desk in a darkened room, staring at the wall. 1,170 more words


Liz Tomlin: 'A Victory for Real People: dangers in the discourse of democratisation' (2/11/17)

  • Thursday 2nd November, 5pm. Gilmorehill Centre.

In this paper, I will examine the development of a growing trend of democratisation in British contemporary theatre that seeks to reject the expertise of playwrights, actors or professional ensembles in favour of verbatim material drawn from a range of the public selected for their ordinariness, or conceptual frameworks within which the audience themselves construct and perform the aesthetic content of the work. 179 more words


Little by little...

Week three, done and dusted. Lecture three was on Violence in the British Epic Theatre. Looking at Edward Bond. Bond had a traumatic experience of the military in his youth when called up for compulsory two years of service when he was sixteen. 2,203 more words

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