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.

Karen Doyle – In memory

I learned this week that we lost Karen Doyle – an inspirational teacher and artist whose support and generosity kept me going during long times of self doubt. I met her only two years ago but I feel I have known her for so much longer. Although she was in my life for a short time the encounter was profound. …

Tattingstone Remembers The Fallen of World War One.

Sometimes a project can go on and on re-inventing itself. This is the case with stories from Tattingstone that have seeded: Looking for the Tallyman and The House and now a poem in this collection. As Remembrance Day comes around this year there are numerous arts projects and manifestations of remembrance commemorating 100 years since World War One and we …

New works with student practitioners

Some of the most satisfying work I have ever made has been with students. Currently I am really happy to be working with 8 students from Edge Hill University studying Physical Theatres on the course: The Body Speaks. My other work is with 11 students from Salford University who are bravely joining me in yet another exploration of Birnam Wood, …

ManWorks – latest

ManWorks is a mini festival of new performance work inspired by the human form in the landscape curated by theatre and performance maker Carran Waterfield and presented by presented by Heron Mill. Heron Corn Mill in association with theatre and performance maker Carran Waterfield is pleased to announce a brand new event: ManWorks, a mini festival of new performance work …

Launch of my courses for 2018-2019

I am thrilled to announce my new brochure of upcoming courses in creativity. Here is the link to the brochure:CreativeLabDigital These start on a weekly basis in the village of Churchtown, Southport on Tuesday mornings. Later in 2019 subject to interest I will be running the weekend courses in devising and creativity and will post information about these later in …