Truth to tell, we began our day in a much more leisurely manner partaking of some very useful background information which led to the rise of dance in theatre. Good Queen Bess, it seems, favoured dancing the Galliard five times
This autumn: Hansard (Lyttelton) on November 7, 42nd Street (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) on November 10, Timon of Athens (RSC) on November 20, Present Laughter (Old Vic) on November 28 and The Winter’s Tale (Kenneth Branagh/Judi Dench from 2015) on December 4.
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After training at Guildhall, where I met my musician husband, Stewart we decided that he would go on the road to earn a crust and I would do some teaching at home in Leicestershire. I put an advert in the
Mia Ball stood down as chairperson at yesterday’s meeting in London. The committee members thanked her for her hard work over the years and presented her with some theatre vouchers. Mia Ball with her card and theatre tokens. STSD publicity committee
We visited Wales to discover Dylan Thomas; we also found J M Tambimuttu. The portrait of James Meary Tambimuttu (known as Tambi to his colleagues) was hidden in the section dedicated to Thomas’ London connections, at the Dylan Thomas centre,
On Saturday afternoon, 17 August, STSD Conference Delegates met in the Globe’s Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre ready for this seminar on Safeguarding and Inclusivity in Theatre. A Panel, including representatives from Theatre Management, Practitioners, Actors, etc., were invited to discuss
A Wizarding Workshop It isn’t essential to have a passion for the topic you have chosen for your Drama workshop, but when you will be spending hours preparing it, trust me it most certainly makes your preparation time a lot
Attending a ‘Schools’ Performance of ‘Twelfth Night’ at the stunningly recreated ‘Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre’ in York on a Monday morning in mid – July was the highlight of recent visit to York for me. The noisy chattering of excited children
Member, Nanette Ackerman, has written an absorbing book about poetry and mysticism, called Poems for my Aunt. Available from Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Poems-my-Aunt-Nanette-Ackerman/dp/1912231441/ref=sr_1_2?