Contemporary Performance Practice... On Scenography: Pamela Howard interviewed by Rachel Hann

Celebrated director and scenographer Pamela Howard gives a history of scenography in practice, including insights into the early days of the Prague Quadrennial. She explores the political and artistic importance of international collaboration and discusses in detail her seminal book, What is Scenography.
Interview
(2017)

Lyric 360

This unique and exclusive documentary opens the door to life at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, west London, during summer and autumn 2017. DT+ goes behind the scenes to access all areas of the company, from their extensive young people’s programme to the key planning stages for their main house production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.
Documentary
(2017)

Practitioners on Practice... Eclipse Theatre Company: An interview with Dawn Walton

Dawn Walton is the Founder and Artistic Director of Black-led theatre company, Eclipse. Renowned for their delivery of diverse programming to regional theatres, Eclipse strives to disrupt and enrich the contemporary theatrical landscape.
Practitioners on Practice... Eclipse Theatre Company: An interview with Dawn Walton
Interview
(2016)

Practitioners on Practice... Graeae Theatre Company: An interview with Jenny Sealey

Jenny Sealey has lead Graeae Theatre Company for 19 years as its Artistic Director. Renowned for pioneering work with emerging and established deaf and disabled theatre makers, Graeae has been instrumental in improving accessibility across the industry.
Practitioners on Practice... Graeae Theatre Company: An interview with Jenny Sealey
Interview
(2016)

Practitioners on Practice... On Stage Management: An interview with Ali Wade

Ali Wade, Stage Manager, discusses the entire spectrum of duties involved in being the team that transforms the ‘creative chaos’ of the rehearsal room into a perfect storm on stage, anticipating and addressing issues before they even materialise. She expresses the challenges of constant flexibility and details the variety of roles collaborating within a single stage management team.
Practitioners on Practice: Ali Wade on Stage Management
Interview
(2016)

Practitioners on Practice... On Stage Management: An interview with Guy Fryer

Guy Fryer, Head of Stage at the Lyric Hammersmith explains the variety and graft involved in a job that covers everything from hauling heavy objects up stairs, to transforming a designer’s grand dreams into reality. He explains how you have to really want to work backstage in theatre, that to want it you have to understand it, and that to understand it you have to see it, wherever and whenever you can.
Practitioners on Practice: Guy Fryer (Lyric Head of Stage)
Interview
(2016)

Practitioners on Practice... Shared Experience: An interview with Nancy Meckler

Nancy Meckler was Shared Experience's second ever Artistic Director, after Mike Alfreds, and was instrumental in crystallising a distinctive performance style that celebrates the union of physical and text-based theatre.
Practitioners on Practice... Shared Experience: An interview with Nancy Meckler
Interview
(2016)

On Props: Lindah Balfour

Lindah has spent her career in theatre working behind-the-scenes on the stage management team. She has covered every role from props supervisor and deputy stage manager through to company stage manager. She chats about her love of the job and what it involves.

Lindah Balfour (Props Supervisor) headshot
Interview
(2013)

A Mighty Big If: Robert Wilson

Designer Robert Wilson talks to Richard Strange at A Mighty Big If at the House of St Barnabas, offering a rare and personal insight to an exceptional life.
HiBROW
Interview

Complicité’s ‘A Disappearing Number’: Annabel Arden and Catherine Alexander in Conversation

Complicité Co-Founder Annabel Arden talks to Associate Director Catherine Alexander about the history of the company and its classic production of A Disappearing Number.
Interview
(2017)

Timelapse Set Build: LIFT

Filmed over a day in London's renowned Soho Theatre, this timelapse video chronicles the installation process of the intricate set for LIFT, a new musical developed by Perfect Pitch.

Featuring a raised floor and neon strip lighting, watch as technicians construct the set from scratch.

Created by Perfect Pitch. Filmed and edited by Wayne Eagles.

Technicians construct the LIFT set at Soho Theatre
Perfect Pitch
(2014)
Documentary