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

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

Noah’s Ark, Fantastical… Meeting, and Q&A with Debbie Tucker Green

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Today was a non-stop theatre day for me. I began with a matineé performance of Noah’s Ark at Blue Elephant Theatre. I had a lovely time at the show. It was filled with quite a few memorable moments, such as a cast reveal at the very beginning that was a pleasant surprise, a hilarious vulture walk down stairs, and some … 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

Empathy & Directing Discussion

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Attended a discussion tonight as part of the Young Vic Directors Program on Empathy & Directing. It was conceived between a philosophy (I may be wrong on this) student and a director. I must admit, I was disappointed as over 3/4 of the discussion was around philosophy of empathy and the remaining fraction we just started to talk about the … Read More