Three Months a Councillor

THREE MONTHS A COUNCILLOR I have been a Local Government Councillor for almost three months now. I use this space to integrate my art thinking, the local government activities I do and the politics. It’s a new way of working for me and a new space. A FEW MUSINGS ON FORM, SPACE AND ACTION This time I said I would …

One Month a Councillor

One Month a Councillor I have been a councillor for one month. It has been a very busy month: Here is a taster of what I have been doing: Training: I had a one to one from an officer from Democratic Services outlining all my responsibilities as a new councillor. I met all the directors of service and heard how …

Five on a journey

Labour Councillors in Southport have been a rare breed since 1974. We have added five for Southport in the last two years. I am learning that theatre/performance making and politics is a more fascinating combination than I had thought. New challenges, new learning in a new space and time with different audience/participants. Watch this space for more musings on working …

Collaboration, Collapse and Creativity

I recently gave a presentation for M.A. students at Salford University about some collaborative projects I have experienced in my work over many years. The Twins and I The Twins and I Tributaries Tributaries brochure 1993 Tributaries flyer 1993 and most recently Rooting a Creative Project (Keer to Kent Summer 2018) Nurturing a Creative Project (Keer to Kent Winter 2018-19)

So long since posting – Here is Birnam Wood

In 2010 I was in a laboratory at the RSC working on a radical adaptation of Macbeth for an all women cast. It never got to production. This month it did get produced at the Adelphi Studio University of Salford. Here are stills from the process. Carran Waterfield's Birnam Wood with Salford University from Carran Waterfield on Vimeo.