The national conversation about the performing arts
It would be a way of capturing black actors – one director in the group said not many black actors attended an audition held for a Shakespeare play
It would allow different stories to be toldRead more
It is up to the performers to use several ‘style’ tools to directly address the audience and allow them to get involved. It is only possible for the performers to do so if they are totally truthful to themselves.Read more
Is there currently one in practice, or in development in the UK or elsewhere?
Need for it? Who is it for? Should we bother? Is there a gap?Read more
We would like a discussion between ‘straight’ and ‘devised’ theatre. We are missing chances and liaisons and benefits by not talking to each other enough.
We don’t like those terms.Read more
How do we survive Financially in Hull post Hull 2017
• After the year of a lot financial input into the city, how do we as artists continue to work with less financial resources?Read more
The group agreed that one success of the 2017 year had been to see artists working
across artforms. Continuing to work in this way would help to sustain momentum of
activity across a range of artforms beyond 2017.Read more
2017 has seen many companies coming into the city to produce work outdoors (Street
Theatre/Carnival etc). There are very few practitioners and companies specialising and working in outdoor live arts in the city.Read more
the lack of provision for brand new writers in Hull.
There is currently:
no writer training at all if you are interested in learning how to write a play, but have no experience, and no facility for reading unsolicited scriptsRead more
-Just to make money?
-What does the world need?
-Like an Actors/Artists Centre - support
-This links to other discussions this morning about an open creative space for artists in
Hull to develop skills across multi-artsRead more
What spaces are there to make, perform, use, work in for artists in Hull? Who needs
space? How? What can Hull do better?Read more
We want resources for theatre/set design - Huge waste and need
How can we?
• Props & Materials / Visuals
• Prop SwapRead more
I called this session on behalf of my colleague at Hull Libraries, Ellen Biancini, who couldn't be here today. Ellen coordinates Hull's Big Malarkey children's literature festival, which saw it's inaugural launch in June 2017.Read more