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6 October 2016
Features

Steakhouse: Live Art, Live Writing

By Diana Damian Martin

Performance festival Steakhouse Live returns for 2016 with a beefier line-up and a new embedded writing programme led by Diana and Bojana. Here, they discuss the fest’s growth, and why we need to think about new models of criticism that can support the shape-shifting practices of live art.


6 October 2016
Features

27: Stripping Masculinity Bare

By Alice Saville

Peter McMaster and Nick Anderson’s ’27’ explores masculinity, change and ageing. Here, McMaster explains how this autobiographical performance lays the vulnerabilities in the young male body bare.






27 September 2016
Features

Urban Heat: London

By Andy Field

“London is not interested in our ideas” – Andy Field encounters the corporate greed which defines the city’s visions of the future. This is part of a series of dispatches from Urban Heat – a new project exploring the future of theatre’s engagement with urban space and communities.




14 September 2016
Features

A Cabaret Classroom

By Alice Saville

Ahead of ‘The Prime of Ms David Hoyle’ at Chelsea Theatre, Ben Walters explores performance, queer education and why didacticism doesn’t have to be a dirty word.



6 September 2016
Features

Urban Heat: Dro

By Andy Field

Andy Field, co-director of Forest Fringe, explores the tiny mountain village of Dro, using its forests to think about how we can reimagine society from the ground up. This is part of a series of dispatches from Urban Heat – a new project exploring the future of theatre’s engagement with urban space and communities.