Ecole Gaulier: Trials, Tribulations & Travesty

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Ecole Gaulier is an institution in so many senses of the word. I spent a Parisian spring attending the ‘characters’ module and exploring this style of schooling. I would like to share my impressions with you, with the caveat that my time at the school was brief, and my experience quite personal. I could wax lyrical about the unconventional teaching …

March Theatre Guide

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Oh yes, there’s some lovely theatre on at the moment. I’ve been lucky enough to see a bunch of it. Here are my top picks. Twelfth Night – Sport For Jove I always recommend Sport For Jove, because they are really that good. Breathing fresh air into Shakespeare that will make you laugh, gasp and cringe. Gorgeous design, fast paced …

Umbrella Theatre’s Wack New Showreel

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At long last, I am proud to reveal Umbrella Theatre’s exciting new showreel! The fabulous, traveling, pop – up spectacular puppet extravaganza comes to life! [vimeo http://vimeo.com/70933319] It features all of our most disturbing puppet shows. in order of appearance you will meet; The poor soul, in a bit of a pickle in the ‘choose your own adventure’ style show …

July Theatre Reviews: From politics to police drama

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I’ve been a busy little bee seeing theatre up and down the coast for the last few weeks. Though its statistically unlikely, everything I have seen has been fantastic! What a talented & innovative theatre community we have here. Bingo Unit I can’t even explain. So instead I just harassed numerous bystanders until they finally agreed to attend. Part backlot …