More Scene Gym pics!

Following on from my post about the wonderful Scene Gym the other week, here are a few more pics of the event for your viewing pleasure. With thanks to Julia Taylor.

New writing at the Scene Gym

Get a bunch of actors, writers and directors together to have a play with some new writing and you end up with a day of creativity, networking and fun. On Friday 4th November I went along to Scene Gym, an event organised by actress Julia Taylor, the Artistic Director of Scene Gym, co-producer Tim Cook,…

Mime, puppetry and people

Last week was fantastic. I went to my first corporeal mime class, had a puppetry class at Little Angel Theatre, took part in ‘Scene Gym’ at the Old Vic Workrooms and attended a one-person storytelling workshop with Little Angel Theatre’s Artistic Director, Samantha Lane. The mime class was taught by Vini Carvalho of Fool’s Cap…

Is that you Anne? Anne Boleyn?

This time last week I was prancing about dressed as Anne Boleyn. Today I’ve just got off a coach after an eight-hour journey down from Yorkshire. It’s been a surreal week, drifting around in a creative mist, avoiding the daily grind of Real Life. After the manic pace of the past month, leading up to…

One day to go…

It’s now just one day to the first performance. As the moment approaches, I feel a strange sense of something momentous drawing near. This isn’t like any play I’ve done before. It’s not like a well-worn Shakespeare, where there’s been a hundred Portias live and breathe before yours. Anne is mine, and I am hers….

A new play – the read-through

Steve Blackham, a director I had the chance to work with earlier this year when the SSA did The Venetian Twins, sent me an email the other week telling me of a new play, written by a local writer. He asked if I would be interested in doing a read-through, and naturally I said yes….