An anthology of critical essays that draw on a decade of the authors thinking, writing about and working within contemporary performance as critics, producers, dramaturgs, makers, archivists and more.
Tells the story of the theatre blogosphere from the dawn of the carefully crafted longform post to today’s digital newsletters and social media threads.
A collection of case studies from Live Art UK, the publication responds to the recent successes of Live Art and highlights those artists, projects and initiatives which are re-politicising and re-energising our arts spaces, sharing radical works and ideas with a public who are themselves being forced to do more with less.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre.
A pop song designed to raise money for, and awareness of, Live Art in the UK.
A limited edition set of thirteen beautifully designed cards, each by a different artist. The thirteen artists have come together to create a programme of imaginary events for the Battersea Arts Centre’s Grand Hall, destroyed in a major fire in march 2015, to help contribute to the rebuilding process and to celebrate the building itself.
Collection of scores and texts markinf thirty years of Forced Entertainment. Contributors were invited to write about their experience of Forced Entertainment following one rule: each text must be exactly 365 words long.
Aims to articulate and contextualise an ethos and practice within contemporary art called “DIY” theatre and performance.
A collection of ‘found’ writings about and around Live Art that were originally published, shared, sent, spread and read between January 2010 and December 2011
Programme Notes: Case studies for locating experimental theatre, revised and expanded second edition is a collection of commissioned essays, case studies and interviews reflecting the exciting and complex relationships between ‘mainstream’ stages and ‘experimental’ theatre practices. This revised and expanded edition includes the original contributions (from the first edition, published 2007) whilst illustrating some of the seismic shifts that have taken place across the theatre landscape of the UK since 2007 through profiles of the work of Manchester International Festival, National Theatre Scotland, BAC (Battersea Arts Centre) and Forest Fringe.