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Lynn Ruth Miller - TheatreMakers (2019)

TheatreMakers: Lynn Ruth Miller on Cabaret and Comedy

Digital Theatre
Interview

TheatreMakers: Lynn Ruth Miller on Cabaret and Comedy

Digital Theatre
Interview
Lynn Ruth Miller reveals her journey in becoming the oldest performing female stand-up comedian on both sides of the Atlantic. Miller unveils the challenges of dealing with sexism, ageism and insecurity in a career which has spanned from journalism to cabaret and comedy. She describes both her successes and failures, pinpointing success as an ever-receding utopia, and elaborates on her belief that if society becomes more inclusive, so will the arts.
Amelia Cavallo - TheatreMakers (2019)

TheatreMakers: Amelia Cavallo on Performance Art

Digital Theatre
Interview

TheatreMakers: Amelia Cavallo on Performance Art

Digital Theatre
Interview
Amelia Cavallo explains the difficulties and challenges of developing a career as a disabled, queer, female theatremaker whose aim is shine a light on the stories that aren’t often told. Cavallo explores her interest in approaching performance from multiple perspectives and disciplines such as music, acrobatics and burlesque, and emphasises the need for more accessible performances.
Myah Jeffers - TheatreMakers (2019)

TheatreMakers: Myah Jeffers on Dramaturgy

Digital Theatre
Interview

TheatreMakers: Myah Jeffers on Dramaturgy

Digital Theatre
Interview
Myah Jeffers explores her role as a dramaturg working with theatre-makers who go against the grain to develop their story, characters and overarching themes. Jeffers highlights the importance of creating work from an honest and authentic point of view, promoting the use of imagination and the power of language, and reveals how her aim to inspire young Black women who want to get into theatre motivates her to succeed.
Satinder Kaur Chohan - TheatreMakers (2019)

TheatreMakers: Satinder Kaur Chohan on Writing

Digital Theatre
Interview

TheatreMakers: Satinder Kaur Chohan on Writing

Digital Theatre
Interview
Satinder Kaur Chohan explores her motivations to pursue a career as a writer for theatre, despite not having an arts education. Chohan reveals how growing up as British Asian provided her with the passion to tell stories about community and identity. She explains why theatre provides a platform for her particular writing style, offering a space for new voices and stories to be heard.
Gael Le Cornec - TheatreMakers (2019)

TheatreMakers: Gaël Le Cornec on Devising

Digital Theatre
Interview

TheatreMakers: Gaël Le Cornec on Devising

Digital Theatre
Interview
Gaël Le Cornec explains how her passion for theatre was ignited growing up in the Amazon and the steps she took to develop her career as an actor, director and writer after moving to London. Le Cornec reveals her process for creating work that explores themes of identity, migration and womanhood and considers the important relationship between the audience and performer, emphasising the need to make people from all around the world connect to a character or story.
Migration - Good Chance Theatre

Good Chance Theatre: Margins and Main Stages | Joe Murphy, Joe Robertson and Majid Adin

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Interview

Good Chance Theatre: Margins and Main Stages | Joe Murphy, Joe Robertson and Majid Adin

Digital Theatre
Interview
Good Chance’s Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson recall how the innately human need to tell stories led to their installation of a theatre in Calais’ infamous refugee camp. They describe how Good Chance came together with the National Theatre and the Young Vic to recreate the physical and emotional presence of the camp in their critically acclaimed play, The Jungle. Murphy and Robertson are joined by artist and refugee Majid Adin, who tells his own story of creating art both inside and outside of the camp.
Chelsea Walker on Directing (2018)

A Streetcar Named Desire: Chelsea Walker on Directing

Digital Theatre
Interview

A Streetcar Named Desire: Chelsea Walker on Directing

Digital Theatre
Interview
Chelsea Walker provides an in-depth analysis of Tennessee Williams’ 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and reveals her intentions for staging the play at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton in 2018.
Kelly Gough on Playing Blanche (2018)

A Streetcar Named Desire: Kelly Gough on Playing Blanche

Digital Theatre
Interview

A Streetcar Named Desire: Kelly Gough on Playing Blanche

Digital Theatre
Interview
Kelly Gough provides a character analysis of Blanche in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and discusses her process for bringing the role to life in Chelsea Walker’s modern adaptation performed at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton in 2018.
Amber James on Playing Stella (2018)

A Streetcar Named Desire: Amber James on Playing Stella

Digital Theatre
Interview

A Streetcar Named Desire: Amber James on Playing Stella

Digital Theatre
Interview
Amber James provides a character analysis of Stella in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and discusses her process for bringing the role to life in Chelsea Walker’s modern adaptation performed at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton in 2018.
Patrick Knowles on Playing Stanley (2018)

A Streetcar Named Desire: Patrick Knowles on Playing Stanley

Digital Theatre
Interview

A Streetcar Named Desire: Patrick Knowles on Playing Stanley

Digital Theatre
Interview
Patrick Knowles provides a character analysis of Stanley in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and discusses his process for bringing the role to life in Chelsea Walker’s modern adaptation performed at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton in 2018.
Dexter Flanders on Playing Mitch (2018)

A Streetcar Named Desire: Dexter Flanders on Playing Mitch

Digital Theatre
Interview

A Streetcar Named Desire: Dexter Flanders on Playing Mitch

Digital Theatre
Interview
Dexter Flanders provides a character analysis of Mitch in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' for Chelsea Walker’s modern adaptation performed at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton in 2018.

‘Meetings with Directors’: Lecture given by Peter Brook with Richard Eyre

Directors Guild
Lecture

‘Meetings with Directors’: Lecture given by Peter Brook with Richard Eyre

Directors Guild
Lecture
In the inaugural annual Directors Guild Peter Brook Lecture, Brook gives intimate insight into his life and career, revealing how he came to be a theatre director after intending to work in film. Brook considers the importance of directors coming together in fellowship and explains why an interest in people is a prerequisite of the job.