Directors CV Clinic

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A couple of weeks ago I attended a Directors CV Clinic put on by Sue Emmas, Associate Artistic Director of the Young Vic, through the Young Vic Directors Program. It was an incredibly helpful workshop and I’m very glad I was able to make it out there.   While I have spent a few years in a day-job that involved … Read More

Twespians Event — “Social Media and Theatre” Talk

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About a week or so ago I attended the Twespians talk on “Social Media and Theatre,” given by Sven Ruggenberg. In the talk, we were supposed to be hearing about the value of social media for theatre, specifically. Ruggenberg has been researching the specifics of social media and theatre in London, so relevant data and examples were pitched as part … Read More

Angus Jackson Q&A

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The other week I attended, though the Young Vic Directors Program, a Q&A with Angus Jackson, currently directing Bingo at the Young Vic.   We jumped between tips he has for directors and just general questions. I’ve put my notes below.   When assisting when he was younger, he wanted to have done something classical, like a Shakespeare or Jacobean … Read More

Oval House Q&A and an Equity Offer

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This past Tuesday I attended a Q&A with the Directors of Theatre at Oval House, put on by the Young Vic Directors Program. It was a nice little session and I learnt a little more about the theatre and its programming, plus there was an interesting spark of a discussion on the state of fringe theatre, which piqued my interest. … Read More