The Island is a brand new project supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Working alongside residents at Shore Green extra care housing scheme in Wythenshawe we are using The Tempest as a starting point to explore the nature of artistic collaboration between older people and professional artists. Shore Green is run by IrwellContinue reading “The Island”
In an age when fashion and culture is obsessed with youth how does a person’s sense of their own identity change as they get older? On 30th October 2013 we were delighted to travel to London College of Fashion to share How Do You See Me? Created in collaboration with seven older people from Manchester.Continue reading “Audience Responses to “How Do You See Me?””
“An essence… A collection of loved things.” Investigating the concept of style for How Do You See Me? Discover more of our ideas here.
What is MIRROR MIRROR? It is a conference that London College of Fashion have developed around the theme of fashion and ageing. We have been asked to produce a performance lecture on the same theme for the conference. The conference is on in October. Tell us more about the performance lecture you have been askedContinue reading “Mirror Mirror – Call for participants.”
Last Thursday, with the help of six wonderful technical theatre students from Kendal College, we packed away our production of The Resonance of Seclusion for the final time on this tour. Following a sell out performance in Abbot Hall Gallery, with stunning art by Uwe Wittwer on the walls around us and work by PercyContinue reading “Looking Back. Looking Forward.”
“The Resonance of Seclusion is one of the most beautiful pieces of work that I have seen in a long time. Wonderful writing, exquisitely directed, and performed sensitively and with great clarity. make sure you see it. It’s a real treat.” “Moving and thought-provoking.” “Amazing – one of the best plays I have seen. TrulyContinue reading “Responses to “The Resonance of Seclusion””
It is always funny to return to a play that you have worked on before and re-visit the characters and story, like returning to a place that used to be familiar but that you haven’t been to for a very long time. Going back to the rehearsal room with The Resonance of Seclusion was aContinue reading “A Week In Rehearsal – Resonance of Seclusion”