Monthly Archive: July 2014

On The Set With Cora Bissett

Cora discussing Roadkill with the Company If asked to summarize Cora Bisset’s Roadkill, I’d pick something along the lines of provocative, shattering, and tragic. However, after reading Roadkill prior to our master class with Cora...

An Open Table

What is theatre exactly? How do we define it? Should we define it? Is it sacred? Or should it be free for anyone to claim as their category? These are the questions I have...

David Harrower: Secret Revealed

Daunting. Unfathomable. Overwhelming. Unattainable. As our season of master classes draws to a close, these adjectives lingered in the back of my mind, the part one is not allowed to speak of due to...

Lynda Radley: The Communal Act of Sharing

The Company, staging Dorm with Lynda (right) Lynda Radley, playwright of Futureproof, a play about what intrigues people to watch fantastic “transformation stories” and what the life of those being transformed is really like....

The Citizens’ Theatre

Image courtesy The List.co.uk Today, our company had the pleasure of exploring Glasgow’s “Citizens Theatre,” and from the moment we arrived, it was obvious that this theatre was ripe with history. Built in 1876,...

An Out of Body Experience

You know those moments in life where it feels as if you’ve floated up out of your body, watching yourself? Or how about a time when something hits you so hard that for a...

Progress of the Show & Rehearsal

Royal Conservatory of Scotland Two weeks into devising here in Glasgow finds us, the cast and creative team of Forget Fire, deep in the midst of the creative process. Rehearsals, which are held from...

Mark Fisher, English Class, and Modern Drama (@MarkFFisher)

Mark teaches a session for Modern Drama: Scottish Theatre. We have been very busy in our Modern Scottish Drama class! Not only are we tackling a number of Scottish plays and analyzing the text...

Edinburgh, the Royal Mile, and Scottish Parliment

This week the entire group and I have officially become a family under a blanket of intense classes and rehearsals involving music, philosophical questions, poetry, movement, and 21st century discussions. We listen to each...