Davis explores definitions of entertainment, arguing that it can be found embedded in all forms of theatre, not just the ‘popular’.
Explores the different ways in which theatre has performed the rural from the medieval to the contemporary, and examines the changing relationships between place, performance and audience when theatre is staged in rural communities.
A concise overview of the shifting roles of theatre and theatricality in Scottish culture, asking important questions about the relationship between Scottish theatre, history and identity, and celebrating the recent emergence of a generation of internationally successful Scottish playwrights.
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.
an anthology of source materials for performance
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.
Documents the group’s work across this six-year period. In addition to many video edits that have not been seen before, each video has an alternative audio track featuring interviews by Mel Jordan, Ilana Mitchell, Daniel Oliver, Stuart Tait, Sally O’Reilly and John McGrath. In these interviews members of Reactor (past and present) discuss each project, or aspects of the groups practice that impacted on a project in a particular way.
Being Seen Being Heard, Symposium at Sacred: Keeping the Faith, festival at Chelsea Theatre, London, 24-28 November 2011.
A collection of case studies, interviews and essays which explores the ways in which contemporary theatre is changing through new relationship between mainstream venues and experimental practices. 108 pages, 16 black and white photographs, 12cm x 16.5cm. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
Transcription of Black Arts Alliance’s residential on Black Theatre and Performance.