Bursting out


This week we were given a relatively small meeting room to rehearse in … but we were not to be restricted in this way 🙂 Soon there were duologues all over the 4th floor of the K2 building at LSBU. As you can see in the images, we used the landings, the corridors, other meeting rooms as well as our … Read More

Take a bow the Encore Theatre Company


So, first sight of a complete script and an opportunity to run through it in reasonably close to real time. A good rehearsal. Clearly some tweaks needed here and there, and a lot for us to learn both in terms of the text and also the characters. The switch from one genre to another should be interesting for the audience … Read More

Daisy-chaining duologues


The rehearsal this week was all about getting an idea of how the duologues would ‘daisy chain’ together. It was great fun to hear everyone’s choices – such a range of genres, styles and accents! We managed everyone’s first choice and many second choices as well, so we have a good idea of what will go into the final script. … Read More

Starting the Objets D’Art Project


Today we launched the Objets D’Art performance project. We had a quick (and unplanned/ unrehearsed) demonstration which surprised Richard, Yvonne, Viv and Sandra to whom, many thanks. We have now got the format pretty much decided, so now it is down to the performers to decide on what they would like to perform in the way of a duologue (text, … Read More

2nd Summer Workshop


Donald led the workshop. It was based on the idea of duologues – which is two people doing short scenes together. He provided the material. People chose a script and a partner and worked on it before doing a performance. The pictures in the gallery are the ‘pairs’ doing their performances, as well as some general ones. I watched all … Read More