Guest Blog: notnow Collective

Why do we want to talk about fatherhood…. I am, at the moment, a stay-at home-mum/self-employed-artist and co-director of notnow Collective. My partner, the father, is the breadwinner. He leaves our house every morning at 7.30am when baby and I are still asleep. He is back by 6pm. That is 10.5 hours being away from us. While notnow Collective was … Read more…

Guest Blog: Nathan Birkinshaw

Do you ever get the feeling like you’re a massive impostor in what you do? As if being told you can do something or make something or perform something or even just exist is not enough vindication for you to find a fucking back bone. Help you grow those extra six inches and say “I am an artist”? Making this … Read more…

Guest Blog: Double Trouble

Hello. We are Judita Vivas and Miriam Gould, or Double Trouble. We are working on a show called Adventures in Black and White, and CPT have been generous enough to include us in their Starting Blocks programme. So, now, we’re working towards a 20-30 minute piece, a work-in-progress, that we’ll perform on the 19th of March, alongside the other brilliant … Read more…

Guest Blog: Running Dog Theatre

It is December 2014 and I am in something of a bind. Earlier in the Autumn Running Dog Theatre had been commissioned to make a new show for Outpost, a pop-up theatere festival in Plymouth. Myself and Sian – the then only members of Running Dog – had spent two weeks making the early stages of a show we titled … Read more…

Guest blog: Embolon Theatre

The work we are developing has a lot of audience participation, so this week we made plans to invite passersby into the theatre to assist us with ‘market research’. For us, this is one of the main benefits of the rehearsal space; it allows us to bring the public into Camden People’s Theatre to be a part of the process … Read more…