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The Vision Quest

Offbeat Directing 1: The Vision Quest This series is not the definitive ‘How to Direct a Play’ guide – I wouldn’t presume to be anywhere close to that (not even sure what it might look like). This is how I direct a show and I… Read More »The Vision Quest

Elegant Scene Changes

Confession: I HATE scene changes. That moment when everything comes to a standstill, the magic disappears, the lights go dim and people in black clothes start whooshing around the stage moving bits of the set on and off. I hate it even more if the tabs… Read More »Elegant Scene Changes

A collision in felt

This is what happens when you leave an old bowler lying around the workshop in close proximity to a pile of felt, some feathers, a few buttons, odd trimmings, braid and glue … One might almost think that it had been carefully staged. The bowler… Read More »A collision in felt