Kaite O’Reilly writes on cripping up, and how her new production offers a witty, feminist, alternative disability perspective on Shakespeare’s history play.
Poppy Burton-Morgan explores how female-led circus companies are dismantling and reimagining gender on stage.
Ahead of her show ‘The Year of the Rooster Monk’ at Vault Festival, Giselle LeBleu writes on resurrecting pre-digital ghosts and channeling dark forces.
In the last of three articles, Maddy Costa explores how The Place involved dance fans in developing new work, and their conflicting expectations of the process.
Alice Saville writes on how theatre offers a way to put the past in dialogue with the present.
In the second of a trio of articles, Maddy Costa explores the difficulty of seeding new relationships between choreographers and producers.
The artistic director of Cardboard Citizens talks theatre and oppression, in response to Nathan Lucky Wood’s piece ‘The Trouble With Outreach’.
In the first of a trio of articles, Maddy Costa explores The Place’s three-pronged artist, producer, and audience development scheme.
As Waterloo’s ever-growing arts festival returns for 2018, Alice Saville asks its co-director Mat Burt what it offers young companies.
Four Vault Festival shows are combining belly laughs with explorations of life with mental health conditions like anxiety and depression. Francesca Peschier chats to some of their creators.
As ‘The Believers Are But Brothers’ opens at Bush Theatre, its creator talks radicalisation, Prevent and making work outside London.
Today, Exeter’s Bike Shed Theatre announces that it will close at the end of March. Here’s David Byrne on what makes the venue so magical.
Ahead of her performance ‘For a Black Girl’, Nicole Acquah explores ideas of emotional safety and self-care in the rehearsal room.
Playwright and youth worker Nathan Lucky Wood asks why work being made with ‘hard-to-reach’ groups is so closely focused around their most difficult experiences
Ahead of her show ‘So Many Reasons’ at feminist festival Calm Down Dear, the writer and performer talks mother-daughter relationships, bypassing gatekeepers, and how to ‘jolt’ an audience.