Creating equality takes work

Throughout 2015, we’ve heard and read a lot about the current lack of opportunities in Theatre and Arts for those of working class and BAME backgrounds (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic, an acronym used to refer to members of non-white...

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Connecting StageDirectors with sound

by Rebecca Gwyther As an essential part of the StoneCrabs Young Directors Programme we are introduced to industry professionals, providing us with talks and workshops that will help us with our knowledge of the industry and our job as a director...

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Making a theatre trailer

Theatre trailers have been around for quite a few years now and with social media being very much a part of our culture it is vital that your marketing team has as much online content they possibly can. When I first started making theatre...

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Stepping stones

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso In the last year, since graduating from my directors training programme, I’ve discovered more about my identity, interests and ambitions as a...

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Theatre beyond borders

Paulette Randall has recently “claimed that she felt “pigeonholed” because people expect her to only direct black work. She admitted she feared not getting jobs if she suggested directing non-black work. And I fully appreciate where she is coming...

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Directing Theatre

Ultimately, theatre needs three elements: actors, play, and audience. But for theatre to actualize its potential, a person would need to impose his or her point of view that would penetrate all aspects of the production. That person is the...

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Striving for inclusiveness

Our Young Director Matthew Illife has written a brilliant piece for A Younger Theatre and we, the Gobstoppers Collective continue with our training and up to more planning and preparation for the Festival. The Young Directors festival will be the...

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