Monthly Archives: May, 2020

Stage Door Live
Stage Door Live, Episode 7 – 27 May 2020 #CultivatingNewTheatreArtists
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In Episode Seven, David Horan, Artistic Director of Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, and Playwright Caitriona Daly join us to discuss Bewley’s legacy and the importance of smaller theatres to the development of theatre artists. Writer, Director and Producer Peter Reid joins us to discuss the history of the International Bar and an exciting new initiative to bring live theatre to the International in August. London-based, Irish writer and director Sara Joyce talks about working abroad and her reasons for leaving Dublin to train at ecole internationale de theatre Jacques Lecoq and then settle in London where she has worked in both fringe and subsidised theatres.

Stage Door Live
Stage Door Live, Episode 6 – 20 May 2020 #TheNewRehearsalRoom
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In Episode Six, as theatres explore ways of reopening, we explore movement and dance in The New Rehearsal Room. Movement Director Sue Mythen and Freelance Director Andy Crook discuss movement in COVID-times. Benjamin Perchet, Artistic Director of Dublin Dance Festival, discusses the festival’s Digital Capsule. Choreographer Emma Martin, choreographer of United Fall, discusses practice and collaboration. Lucia Kickham, dance artist, and Aisling Ni Cheallaigh, Irish Aerialist and circus performer, are our artists in our #ArtInIsolation series exploring what artists are doing during the COVID-19 lockdown. Our #FinalPoeticThought is delivered by Actor Suzie Seweify.

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