Being inspired by a live performance

The other day I had the joy of seeing a live performance of Matthew Bourne's 'Early Adventures' at Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry. Not only was I blown away by the dexterity of the dancers, the cheekiness of the characters and the sheer brilliance of Bourne's ingenuity, but also by the unique use of starting points and props. The towelography was a high-light! This blog will look at some sections of the performance and provide some ideas for how you could base ...

Mysteries and the Independent Project

At the moment I am working with my students on Medieval Theatre in preparation for seeing student-devised and directed pieces based on 'The Canterbury Tales' by Geoffrey Chaucer. This post will introduce you to some ideas that help with character development in Medieval Theatre, and will also give ideas for Independent Projects and research. The Four Humours In medieval times it was believed that the character of a person depended on the mixture of substances in the body. These were: phlegm; choler; ...