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
Alice Saville explores why it’s time to stop talking about ‘theatre etiquette’, and to start thinking about the behaviour of all sections of the audience.
“Hard-to-reach audiences are not hard to reach if you speak their language” – Ifeyinwa Frederick argues for a new direction for theatre.
Slow criticism: Diana Damian and Anette Therese Pettersen consider a meditative seaside performance created by Norwegian artist Ingri Fiksdal.
As $elfie$ comes to Hackney Showroom, Malik Nashad Sharpe explores the Black and Queer contexts behind their performance.
“How do I mentor a playwright when every time I write a play I feel like I’m starting from scratch?” Tim Crouch on joining the growing band of mentors and dramaturgs who hold up a mirror to the playwriting process.
Rosemary Waugh tells the stories of Celebration, Florida, the town that Disney built and Celebration, Florida, the show that Greg Wohead created.
In the wake of Brexit, a feeling has emerged that now is not the time to be thinking about theatre. Rosemary Waugh discusses why separating the arts from politics is not so simple.
Jennifer Tucket on the new UK-wide mentoring programme University Women in the Arts from Central Saint Martins.
A video game critic and a theatre critic discuss a recent game jam between devising theatre makers, pervasive game designers, and computer game developers.
Ahead of her play Eggs at Vaults Festival, Florence Keith-Roach talks feminism and the dangers of remaining silent.
The director of new devised show Rounds talks about bringing junior doctors into the rehearsal room and telling their stories.
Ring the alarum bell!
A tour through the history of pantomime from its traditional beginnings to today’s world of Bake Off references and Uptown Funk.
Querying quotas: tokenism, the “able” disabled, and “pretty crips”.