The clothes line is down, the costumes in storage and the stage/screen empty. That’s curtains for Uniform, something I somewhere deep down didn’t think I’d ever be able to say! For several reasons, check out the video above for the full story. Such a big chapter deserves a proper closure, so for this month’s blog I thought I’d reflect on the process of creating digital theatre, what I learnt and how the experience has affected my view of digital theatre. I hope this article will be useful for other artists creating digital work.
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The Curse of the Clothes Play
So, last year I wrote a play. For the reasons of the events after writing it, I shall no longer call it by name until post-production. Now I shall refer to it as ‘The Clothes Play’. Anyway, after writing ‘The Clothes Play’, we set out our rehearsal schedule, meetings, key dates, and any other things that go into production. We were all set and then these things happened;
The Ultimate Uniform Drink Guide
One of the things we miss most about a night at the theatre is mingling in the foyer with a drink before showtime. So we’ve decided to put together a list of cocktails for each character in our upcoming digital performance of Uniform. So you can enjoy the theatre experience from the comfort of yourContinue reading “The Ultimate Uniform Drink Guide”
Whatever happened to class?
I’m about to ask a big and complex question, which I have no intention of fully answering but I would really like to ignite a conversation on the topic. Are the arts classist? For the purposes of this short blog, I’m going to focus on the Irish theatre industry as it’s the area I’m most familiar with. I’ll also be discussing the issue through my own personal experiences within this blog but in the future will explore the industry from a birds-eye view.
Gutted: A Review
By Hazel Doolan *Please be advised that this blog references some topics that readers may find triggering* We were contacted recently by Steve Dixon, he was one of our poetry submissions for our fundraiser in aid of Samaritans. It was a delight to hear from him and to hear that he has another work toContinue reading “Gutted: A Review”