When productions collide – getting to grips with two shows

I'm currently working on two very different shows - Masque Theatre's "Defying Gravity", an emotional and uplifting play about the Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster, and Duston Players' Christmas Panto, Sleeping Beauty. It's fair to say that they are rather polar opposites on the theatre spectrum! Defying Gravity has been a real eye opener for me … Continue reading When productions collide – getting to grips with two shows

Theatre and “behind the scenes” nerves

It's the night before the first panto rehearsal - this is my first time sitting up on the directors' table with this fancy co-director hat on. I wouldn't have thought this time 18 months ago that I'd be assuming any sort of position with a drama group, let alone getting to assist with the big creative … Continue reading Theatre and “behind the scenes” nerves