Mum, the muse and her dogs

Mum, the muse and her dogs When working the first draft of ‘Disrupted Meadow’ (the one featured here), the opening was disrupted by the entrance of a passerby’s dog.  The Labrador couldn’t help itself entering the space I had carefully marked out on the edge of a meadow near a gate. The chance disruption to play is often a serendipitous …

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 …

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 …

Lineage, Creative Workshops and Little Known Artist/Makers.

I have spent the Summer and early Autumn working with a handful of people who are making new work.  We spent days at Heron Corn Mill connecting, intertwining, disconnecting and reconnecting and then when it was all over – disconnecting.  It is always difficult when something ends, so we are trying to continue in a disconnected way.  I am curious …