Interview : HT Theatre

HT Theatre's Othello is performing at the Baron's Court Theatre from the 6th - 18th of October. They have made the decision to cast a female in the role of Othello for this production, this week I interviewed Director Jo Greaves, Producer Natalie Harper (also Emilia), Jimmy Carter (Iago) and Kristen Alminta (Othello) about the company, the show and gender.

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Interview: Rachel O'Riordan

Rachel O'Riordan, Artistic Director of Sherman Cymru is currently directing Ibsen's A Doll's House, I got in touch with her this week to find out a little about her work, the production and their modern day take on this classic.

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Interview: Emma Dennis-Edwards

2:1 is a topical dance theatre piece, produced by Kansaze Dance, directed by Rachael Nanyonjo and written by Emma Dennis-Edwards. It explores the challenges women face over men in entering the work place, post graduation. Amie Taylor speaks to Emma Dennis-Edwards.

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Interview: Katy Dye

Katy Dye's show 'Baby Face' is on as part of the 'Calm Down Dear' festival, at Camden People's Theatre on the 7th October. Her show explores the infantilisation of women in our culture.

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Interview with FRANCESCA DE SICA: “I’ll take the Monarch’s address”

Struts and Frets is a new production company whose speciality is production in historic spaces and this reworking of Henry V : Agincourt 600 is an all-female endeavour. Effie Samara interviews artistic director Francesca De Sica.

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Interview: Denise Gough

Amie Taylor interviews actor Denise Gough, currently performing in People, Places and Things, by Headlong at The Dorfman Theatre (National Theatre).

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Interview: Erin Layton

ERIN LAYTON: A GENERAL SENSE OF JUSTICE

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Sam Hall Interview

Sam Hall is a writer, whose play 'My Mind is Free', exploring true stories of human trafficking is on this Autumn. Female Arts caught up with her to find out more...

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Short Films Never Cease to Surprise Me - Interview with Gaia Meucci

Gaia Meucci, Programmer at Encounters

Gaia Meucci is the programmer for Encounters Short Film Festival which runs from 15 - 20 September in Bristol. Encounters aims to support new and emerging talent as well as promoting the art of short film making. Gaia worked at Edinburgh Film Festival and has worked with Encounters for 4 years. She talked to Samantha Coughlan about Encounters, her career and why she decided to focus on ‘Women in Film’ this year.

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Interview with Erin Layton: A General Sense Of Justice

Erin Layton is not Irish. But if you have seen her in Magdalen, you will probably think that she is. Erin Layton, very fond of “impersonations and mimicking since a very early age”, the writer and multiple character performer of Magdalen is an impressively insightful young woman from St Louis Missouri, whose Irish roots have been beautifully intertwined with her feminist anxieties.

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