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Floorcloth – Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival

Floorcloth – Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival

Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival is a yearly celebration of Shakespeare. Schools are grouped in ‘hubs’ of chosen play and each school takes on one act from the play to produce. I was commissioned to design and paint a floorcloth that would be suitable for all to use.

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Just Turf Promo – Aqueous Humour

Just Turf Promo – Aqueous Humour

Directed by Tom Hogan

Filmed & edited by Phil Smethurst
Manchester Lights Media

Following on from a series of devising sessions, we made a video to try to capture the mood and ideas so far and give people a taste of “Just Turf“.

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Over The Kitchen Table – Mothers who Make

Over The Kitchen Table – Mothers who Make

As part of the PUSH festival at HOME theatre in Manchester, Mothers Who Make held a day celebrating the creativity in the group. The afternoon was entitled Over The Kitchen Table, a reference to where creative mothers often end up working to maintain their creative lives.

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CELLS: A Body of Work – Proud & Loud Arts

CELLS: A Body of Work – Proud & Loud Arts

Created by Proud and Loud Arts

Directed by Tom Hogan

Premiered at Manchester Art Gallery

“Cells – a body of work” is a collection of live art installations by Proud & Loud Arts created in response to the rise in reported hate crime incidents against people with disabilities

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A New Thread with DIY

A New Thread with DIY

Following the successful tour of “Following The Thread”, DIY Theatre company has begun devising another original touring show about ‘Space’. I have been in running creative workshops to use design to help generate ideas and boost the devising process.

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Pyramus and Thisbe – Proud & Loud Arts

Pyramus and Thisbe – Proud & Loud Arts

Written by Proud and Loud Arts & Cathy Crabb

Directed by Tom Hogan

Premiered at Contact, space 2

Based on Ovid’s classic tale of lovers willing to sacrifice everything to be together forever.

We explored digital technology as a tool to enable actors to perform live, without the necessity for travel.

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Sharing the Teepee

Sharing the Teepee

Over the summer I have been stitching a large teepee that will centre stage in DIY Theatre ‘s new show “Following The Thread” that will tour to schools for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties.

The arrival of the finished teepee was cause for great excitement.

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#folksonomy – Aqueous Humour/CYAC

#folksonomy – Aqueous Humour/CYAC

Devised/Written by CYAC & Keisha Thompson

Directed by Tom Hogan

Choreographed by Ruth Jones

Performed at Contact Space 1

If we choose our identity, then why do so many people not like themselves all that much? A funny and frenetic look at group identity, self-expression, rejection and the security of belonging.

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