Devoted & Disgruntled 11: ‘Does Anybody Talk About Circus?’

In Circus, Features, Festivals, Interviews, Opinion, Quotes, Regional theatre by Katharine KavanaghLeave a Comment

Every year, theatre company Improbable hold a national Open Space event called Devoted & Disgruntled for those working in the UK theatre sector. The worlds of circus and theatre are overlapping more and more these day, so I decided to head along and see how the land lies for people walking on and working round those edges.

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Devoted & Disgruntled 11: ‘Does Anybody Talk About Circus?’

In Circus, Features, Festivals, Interviews, Opinion, Quotes, Regional theatre by Katharine KavanaghLeave a Comment

Every year, theatre company Improbable hold a national Open Space event called Devoted & Disgruntled for those working in the UK theatre sector. The worlds of circus and theatre are overlapping more and more these day, so I decided to head along and see how the land lies for people walking on and working round those edges.

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Life-affirming: Devoted in Birmingham (and gruntled)

In Features, Festivals, Inspiring people, Opinion, Regional theatre by Chris GradyLeave a Comment

This weekend was the annual gathering of theatremakers and creative practitioners called Devoted and Disgruntled. We are devoted to the arts, but maybe disgruntled about something – and here is a perfect place to share fears and aspirations with fellow travellers. This was the 11th gathering, and if you have never been then mark off a weekend in January 2017 for DandD12. It can be life-changing, and is always life-affirming.

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Has theatre changed since the 1960s? Creating, producing and “shipping it out”

In Features, Inspiring people, Opinion by Chris GradyLeave a Comment

Rather a busy theatre going week last week with The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist at Bussey Building in Peckham,  as part of Townsend Productions two play residency + a post show inspirational session from the author Stephen Lowe; First Lady Suite by Michael John LaChuisa given a stylish new production by Matt Ryan, Lee Newby and […]