Mates blogger: Marika Visser

Marika Visser is one of over 45 theatre bloggers who are part of the MyTheatreMates collective. This page features Marika's posts on MyTheatreMates. Take a look at our full list of theatre bloggers and our aggregated feed of all our Mates' posts. We’re always looking for new theatre bloggers. Could that be you? Learn about how to join us.
Marika Visser
One of our in-house Mates bloggers, Marika Visser is most passionate about championing new writing, audience diversity and gender parity. Originally an actor, she graduated from Trinity Laban with a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre. She went on to achieve an MA in Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, specialising in Musical Theatre academia. She is a proud member of Mercury Musical Developments and has her eye on the pulse with new writing on both sides of the pond. She's on Twitter at @MarikaTweets.
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The latest from Marika on MyTheatreMates

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‘If it was a chocolate, it’d be something bittersweet’: AMERICAT – Tristan Bates Theatre

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Not going to lie. This devised piece – which was 60 minutes straight through – was not what I was expecting. It can be quite difficult to critique such a short play, but I spent more time laughing at Americat than being emotionally moved as I had anticipated. (This was quite a relief!)

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‘There was a part of me in every character’: FEEL – The Space & touring ★★★★★

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James Lewis’ four-hander Feel, staged by Proforca Theatre and helmed by the company’s artistic director David Brady, is definitely worth seeing. From the moment the play begins with the soundscape of the London Underground, it feels contemporary and easily accessible.