Monthly Archives: May, 2020
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.
Each week, Stage Door Live’s Associate Producer Janice de Bróithe takes a look at theatre Beyond The Pale. This week she looks at AIMS, an organisation that gets little recognition but does so much good.
Each week, our #StageDoorLive News Writer / Researcher Hillary Dziminski chronicles her interaction with the news of the week. This week… Half of arts workers borrowing to survive, audiences fearful of returning, filming begins on two projects, and some musical theatre news.
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.
Each week, Stage Door Live’s Associate Producer Janice de Bróithe takes a look at theatre Beyond The Pale. This week she takes a deep dive into Our Thriving Tribe, which is a European initiative that finds its home at Visual Carlow.
Each week, our #StageDoorLive News Writer / Researcher Hillary Dziminski chronicles her interaction with the news of the week. This week… an uninvited visitor, 101 arrested in art trafficking, Normal People causing controversy with the church, and the olympics!