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1004, 2013

Together, in a Moment of Time

By |April 10th, 2013|Arts, At the Theatre|0 Comments

After a recent Estrella Morente concert at Sadlers Wells, I started thinking about what it is that performers do, metaphysically speaking.  Performers… … Hold us together in a moment of time.  All 2, 10, 100, or 10,000 of us.  However many the space holds. … They hold us… and then release us. … Sometimes […]

311, 2010

Hotel Medea – Interview with the Creators

By |November 3rd, 2010|At the Theatre, Interview, Theatre|0 Comments

Hotel Medea is the uncompromising all-night re-telling of the story of Medea by ParaActive and Zecora Ura, which I experienced in London this summer.

Starting with a boat-trip over the Thames, and ending in the early hours of the morning at a warehouse, it was an exceptional journey, and rather than ‘audience participation’, was more like […]

709, 2010

At the Theatre – ‘La Bete’

By |September 7th, 2010|At the Theatre|0 Comments

At the Theatre ‘La Bete’  - somehow, seeing Mark Rylance pick his nose on stage just did it for me.  Wonderful acting… but why another play about the theatre?  Why now?September 2010 (nl)

709, 2010

Hotel Medea – Getting Audience Interaction Very Right

By |September 7th, 2010|At the Theatre|0 Comments

‘Hotel Medea’ – a powerful lesson in how to do audience interaction right.  Top tips that occurred to me:do not single people out – let them join in or not with no pressurea bit of chaos is good – this way people feel more likely to join inmake sure the task you are expecting […]