Behind the scenes with Ailís Ní Ríain

Behind the scenes at rehearsals for Ailis Ni Riain’s work-in-progress

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Why do a work-in-progress?

For artists, the opportunity to test new work whilst it’s still in development is invaluable. It gives them space to explore and enables them to take risks, try out different ideas and get feedback from audiences which will shape the development of their work. As the audience, it gives you a chance to see the…

Open Call: Jackie Walduck

Open Call artist Jackie Walduck talks about her work The Migration Game. Drawing on practices of immersive theatre and computer gaming, The Migration Game places its audience as migrants to London. To progress to successive scenes in different spaces, they must solve puzzles and clues which are embedded within the music itself. The goal is to find…

Play: “recreation with the emphasis on the last three syllables”*

We’re all familiar with evidence that indicates the significance of play in children’s development – it’s recorded in policy papers, discussed in the media and even enshrined in Article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. But what about the rest of us? “Grown-ups” are increasingly appreciating the importance of including…