Performing Poverty and Sickness: reflections on ‘The House’ (2015) and ‘COVID’ (2019)

Performing Poverty and Sickness: reflections on ‘The House’ (2015) and COVID (2019) We are living in “unprecedented” times we are told daily through the government performance talks on the telly which in this third month have become extremely tiring and worn out like overlong runs of badly done Shakespeare. Friday Night quiz nights with family and friends in and from …

The House media clips are online now

My performance research work on performance and poverty is documented here in one place: https://vimeo.com/channels/904205 This is my most recent performance work: ‘The House’. There are extracts from the final performance and also clips from the development. Reading materials are here: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rstp20/37/1?nav=tocList Thanks for looking at this material.  

Signpost 3: Audience/Participant responses to The House

Journey through ‘The House – researching theatre, performance and poverty’ (Studies in Theatre and Performance Special Issue Vol 31:1) Signpost 3: Audience Responses to The House ‘The House’ didn’t do the usual touring route so no Guardian review for this one or any other newspaper review as a matter of fact. We chose a different way and invited essays or short …

Aspects of Physical Theatre – log book

Yesterday I began teaching Aspects of Physical Theatre at the University of Manchester.  It is the second time teaching it there for me and I am applying what I learned from the first version two years ago.  It is assessed partly through a  log book so I thought I would have a go at doing my own log entry just …