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.

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, …