Press release: HOME RUN

CPT SECURES JERWOOD FUNDING FOR HOME RUN AS PART OF REFRESHED ARTIST SUPPORT PROGRAMME Camden People’s Theatre is delighted to announce Home Run, a new scheme supporting early career artists making the transition from work-in-progress to full production, made possible thanks to the generous support of Jerwood Charitable Foundation. Home Run will support three innovative theatre projects over three years … Read more

Guest blog: Coney

REMOTE runs at CPT from Tue 19 – Sat 30 April. FIND OUT MORE I’m writing on a Friday afternoon, having just done a scratch of REMOTE last night at Theatre in the Mill in Bradford, and about to do a second scratch tonight. Scratch – a theatre term, analogous to playtesting in game-design – is a process of developing work … Read more

Guest Blog: Undercurrent

The Creative Process – Ziggy Jacobs Ziggy Jacobs is Lighting Designer for Calculating Kindness. Ziggy creates lighting, video, mobile apps, and custom technology for events, installations, and performance. Her passion lies in weaving together traditional art forms with creative software and hardware design to create new and exciting interactive tools for live performance in unusual spaces, and in sharing those … Read more

Guest Blog: Marion Burge

Marion Burge on her Starting Blocks debut last Saturday. Approaching Final Destination! Its finally here. Its Show Week, where I’ll be able to get all the work out into the world and see what people feel about it. Its been a wonderful and scary 10 week journey with some wonderful people and the support of a great venue. At this … Read more

Guest Blog: Coney

Starting REMOTE: playing scale, The Stanley Parable, and an idea in the shower Hello, we’re Coney. As we’re running a kickstarter campaign to help fund our forthcoming production of REMOTE, Tassos Stevens – who’s a heady combo of writer and game-designer and director for this project – is writing a series of posts about the making of the piece. Starting … Read more

Guest Blog: Undercurrent

We talked to actor Neal Craig about his role in Calculating Kindness, and the making process. Some of Neal’s many theatre credits include Swallows & Amazons at Bristol Old Vic, National Theatre and West End; Owen Wingrave at Aldeburgh and Edinburgh International Festival; The Conspirators and Henry V at Orange Tree Theatre; and Hamlet at Watermill Theatre. Neal is an … Read more

Starting Blocks: Tanya Singh

It is now Starting Blocks Week….week…. week? (I’m not sure which week it is – the last but one ? – my head’s spinning, I have lost my sense of time) I’ve been thinking about etymology. Weak. (how I feel, physically – can’t shake this fever) Wick. (or maybe fuse ? I have the urge to set something alight) Witch. … Read more

Guest Blog: Will Dickie

M-M-MASSIVE AND KRU DIS ONE U What follows are words. These are words also. Words point to things beyond themselves. The word water is not wet. I found these words and have been using them to point me toward The Rave Space :   A rave exists in the minds of the people who danced together. Being the event, not … Read more

Guest Blog: Dawn Robinson

In summer 2015 I was on a mission. Well, actually I had to do my MA dissertation piece. The task was to create a piece of work, which you always wanted to do. So I had a little think about and I asked myself- what has really been something I did not expect when I came to Britain? (What I … Read more

Guest Blog: Ding and Sich

“Perhaps it did not have to travel far; the distance between your voice and my ear was infinitesimal”  John Berger I. We first met in Manchester in the Winter of 2005. One left, the other stayed. We wished each other well. We drifted in and out of touch. We probably wouldn’t still know each other if it wasn’t for Facebook … Read more