Notes on TGTGATG…

These are the notes I’ve written in preparation for our showing of The Good, The God and The Guillotine, which we are showing as a work-in-progress on Saturday at Tramway. Director’s Notes: I first encountered Camus’ L’Étranger when I was a teenager living in suburban central Florida, a land of flat expanses, beaches, concrete architecture […]

About Silence at KSU

I arrived in Atlanta on Thursday for my ten-day residency at Kennesaw State University which is located just outside of Atlanta. I’m working with students in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies in a variety of units ranging from an audition practicum (which I guest lectured in on Friday) to Senior Seminars and running […]

What is contemporary?

Today I’ll be part of a panel that is happening at MMU as part of the centenary celebrations of MMU in Cheshire. A full schedule is online here. My panel is described as follows: Panel Discussion: Arts and the Contemporary: A discussion between key artistic practitioners and writers Time: 5 – 6:30pm Location: Axis Theatre John Deeney, […]

Home again, briefly

Yesterday I arrived home from Evora, Portugal, where I had spent a week with 13 of my CTP undergraduates and one of my colleagues. We were performing in a festival called Writing on the Landscape (Escrita na Paisagem), which typically runs for three months every summer. This year because of budget cuts the festival was […]