Method behind the madness at East 15?

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, June 2016 If you have ever worked at East 15, or with an East 15 actor, you will have probably heard the words ‘living history’ mentioned in hushed tones. Students and graduates of the drama school will know that the Living History Project is one of the cornerstones of training at East […]

How to give young people a voice

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, June 2016 When Boy opened at the Almeida earlier this year, writer Leo Butler was widely praised for his faithful representation of often-marginalised young people in London. A master of observation, Butler mapped the journey of a teenage boy through a day in London, a boy who falls through the cracks of […]

How to forge a career in stage management

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage,  June 2016 The stage management team plays a vital role in the rehearsal and run of a production, but when those working backstage do their job well, their work is often invisible, and can easily be overlooked even by fellow company members. Perhaps it is not surprising that while a school’s […]