News and Blog: Guest Blog

Mohammed Ali Amla, participant of Introduction to Directing and New Directions, reflects on Introduction to Directing

Lockdown has refocused our attention on the importance of the arts and theatre, and the uncertainty of its survival going forward as society begins to adapt during this first wave of the pandemic. This has become a time of innovation for many in the arts, with growth, a change in direction, an opportunity to try [...]

August 11th, 2020|General, Guest Blog|0 Comments

Class and Coronavirus

Class and Coronavirus is a project designed in immediate response to COVID 19 to ensure on and off-stage  workers from lower socio-economic backgrounds, more specifically on and offstage workers who identify as working, benefit, criminal, underclass backgrounds (WBCU-C) remain in the industry, develop skills, and progress to leadership. Initially set up by directors Stef O’Driscoll [...]

July 3rd, 2020|Guest Blog|0 Comments

Case Study – RTYDS Introduction to Directing with Greyscale Theatre Company

An international theatre company based in Newcastle, Greyscale Theatre Company create reimagined classics and bold new writing. Over the last few years led by artistic director Selma Dimitrijevic, they have also been finding ways to connect with D/deaf and disabled artists and have proudly celebrated the work of these artists in their delivery of RTYDS [...]

September 16th, 2019|Guest Blog, News|0 Comments

Jack McNamara’s Introduction to Directing at Unanima Theatre

“directing simply calls for a sharper focus on the imaginative and communication skills that we all use daily” New Perspectives Artistic Director, Jack McNamara writes about his experience of running a five week Introduction to Directing project with Unanima Theatre, an inclusive Community Interest company working with people with and without a learning disability and/or [...]

June 20th, 2016|Guest Blog|0 Comments

Adapt and Survive – Me and the RTYDS

Adapt and Survive – Me and the RTYDS Written by Julia Crouch, January 15, 2016. Photo: With Farnham Youth Theatre, about 1988. (I’m centre back). The production was Stephen Lowe’s Touched. They’re in 1940s costume. I’m in 1980s. If you have read my bio, you’ll have noticed that I have had what might kindly be called [...]

January 24th, 2016|Guest Blog|0 Comments