BoxLess Physical Theatre are a newly formed company, founded by graduates of Italia Conti’s acting course. Their first show, LOOP, is a piece of unconventional movement and storytelling, a tale of people evolving with the music they listen to.
We are swiftly approaching theatre festival season – Brighton Fringe kicked off on 5 May and it won’t be long before the biggest theatre festival in the world, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, rolls around once more. At the Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, the second of the year’s three festivals, And That’s Another Story, has kicked off.
The Sir John Cass School at London Metropolitan University have decided to try something different for this year’s final showcase on their Theatre course. Instead of a straight show that a member of staff directs, they are taking over The Ditch in Shoreditch Town Hall for a immersive, site-specific set of works that the students direct, produce, create and control.
After a successful run at the Camden People’s Theatre in 2016, CTRL+ALT+DELETE by Emma Packer returns as part of FIRST Festival of Solo Performance 2017 at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Exploring the myth that mothers are all-loving and protective of their children, which serves to isolate us from the truth and the harsh realities of life, the show suggests that maybe things aren’t as they first appear.