Kristine Landon-Smith, Course Leader

Performance time

Wednesday morning – trying to squeeze in a quick blog before going off for photo shoot for next production The House of Bilquis Bibi.  This is how we like it – one production following the next!  It exhausts you but also keeps one buoyant!  Talking about exhaustion – we are spun out – opened four [...]

First week of rehearsals

Everyone arrived excited but nervous as hell on Monday morning – the anticipation and nerves on first day of rehearsals is always quite a cocktail!
But what a joy to see so many artists gathered together at St Gabriel’s Church Hall to work on these four excellent plays. Meet and greet and then the company got on [...]

Training week

Training week

I absolutely love these training weeks where actors, directors, designers and writers come together and really investigate the collaborative process around making a piece of work. The first morning is always the same – everyone is always terrified – and I always begin with pointing out how [...]