Mates blogger: Violet Mackintosh


Violet Mackintosh is one of over 45 theatre bloggers who are part of the MyTheatreMates collective. This page features Violet'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.
Violet Mackintosh
Violet Mackintosh has experience as an assistant stage manager for the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) and as a production assistant at the Edinburgh Fringe. She pursues her interest in theatre through her blog: www.thevioletcurtain.com, also following global theatre, particularly in Germany. Violet lives in London and is a student at the University of Toronto.
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The latest from Violet on MyTheatreMates

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‘We are made of stardust & dreams’: ELECTROLYTE – Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (Online review)

In Edinburgh Festival, Musicals, Native, Online shows, Reviews by Violet Mackintosh

This week is National Mental Health Awareness Week and never before has it seemed so needed. Locked away from the distractions of normality, we have been faced with our own four walls for weeks on end, with only social media keeping us connected to those we miss, and those we don’t…

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Why The Phantom of the Opera still has our hearts: History, mishaps & memories of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion by Violet Mackintosh

“Close your eyes and let the music set you free” – The Phantom of the Opera Last week I was reminded of my first theatre memory. I was eight and my parents took me to see The Phantom of the Opera for a Saturday matinee. I don’t remember the performance itself, but what I do recall is sitting in the dress …