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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Where are the European migrants in the UK’s theatre scene? by Nick Awde

European theatremakers based in London, Nastazja Somers, Lara Parmiani and Alexandru Istudor tell Nick Awde about the difficulties they face as migrants

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Morecambe: international theatre destination keeping European connections alive by Nick Awde

As the UK leaves the EU it loses connections with European artists, but Nick Awde says one theatre in the North West

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

How theatremakers teamed up to bring Shakespeare to Greenland by Nick Awde

A chance encounter at Nuuk airport was the inspiration for a pioneering collaboration that brought Shakespeare to Greenland via its own National

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The National Theatre of Greenland: Telling local stories across Arctic communities by Nick Awde

With life in the far north dictated by the seasons, the National Theatre of Greenland’s director tells Nick Awde about touring Inuit-inspired

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

IF: Milton Keynes International Festival – how Graeae is helping festivals to engage communities by Nick Awde

As artist-in-residence at Milton Keynes this year, Jenny Sealey is shaking things up with a groundbreaking, female-led opera project. She tells Nick

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Brexit and the arts: Reactions aren’t enough, we need solutions by Nick Awde

As the UK prepares to withdraw from the EU, Nick Awde suggests it is time to find a common language and unify

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

WMO founder Marko Stojanovic: ‘These are exciting times for the art of mime’ by Nick Awde

With festivals appearing all over Europe and new technology on the horizon, mime appears to be having a moment. Marko Stojanovic, founder

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

BE Festival founders: ‘Our sacking from Madrid’s Conde Duque arts centre is an attack on artistic freedom’ by Nick Awde

Miguel Oyarzun tells Nick Awde about the true extent of Madrid’s political problems and how they led to his sacking from Conde

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Physical comedian Trygve Wakenshaw: ‘I was formed by shows like Mr Bean and Fawlty Towers… anyone with an elastic face’ by Nick Awde

A New Zealander living in Prague, Trygve Wakenshaw is no ordinary entertainer. At this year’s London International Mime Festival, he is taking

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Director and performer Ursula Martinez: ‘I feel a bit like a football player who’s become a manager’ by Nick Awde

Known for writing and performing her own cabaret shows, Ursula Martinez talks to Nick Awde about directing a series of provocative new

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Cabaret artist Leah Shelton: ‘It’s about how you should behave sexually as a man or a woman’ by Nick Awde

Alternative cabaret is going through a purple patch Down Under. Nick Awde meets one of Australia’s foremost practitioners to find out about

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

World performing arts capital to boost alliances and output by Nick Awde

The selected city will host events and be twinned with another metropolis, reports Nick Awde The International Theatre Institute is launching the

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Henry Naylor: the British writer with a global reach by Nick Awde

Timely themes and a minimalist aesthetic are key to attracting international producers, the playwright and performer tells Nick Awde When searching for

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Renata Carvalho: ‘I’ve never known a play to raise discussions in so many places’ by Nick Awde

Being outspoken about trans rights is dangerous in an increasingly conservative Brazil. Nick Awde speaks to trans actor Renata Carvalho about her

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

SeaChange Arts: Bringing world-class street theatre to Great Yarmouth by Nick Awde

SeaChange Arts has created a street art festival to put the seaside town on the map. Nick Awde speaks to artistic director

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Voila! – The London festival keeping the channel open to the rest of Europe by Nick Awde

Voila! festival directors Sharlit Deyzac and Amy Clare Tasker tell Nick Awde about celebrating ‘Europeanness’ in London, taking inspiration from the fringe

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Plovdiv, Bulgaria: working ‘Together’ to make culture more accessible by Nick Awde

Europe’s joint capital of culture has a packed programme of events that aim to further its quest for cultural unity. Nick Awde

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Matera, Italy: rising from poverty to become a playground for artists by Nick Awde

Once one of Italy’s most deprived cities, Matera’s rebirth as a European Capital of Culture presents an opportunity to break down barriers

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

How to make a Shakespeare production that spans six countries by Nick Awde

From London to Beirut, artistic director Mark Leipacher tells Nick Awde about rehearsing and producing theatre across six countries In an innovative,

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Meet the black theatremakers amplifying global voices by Nick Awde

Global Voices Theatre aims to bring international stories to our stages. Last year marked its latest staged readings, led by Bridget Minamore.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

How the arts and human rights come together at Dublin festival by Nick Awde

Mary Moynihan tells Nick Awde how she hopes the events will shine a light on the work of human rights defenders around

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How the Istanbul Fringe Festival took its cues from Edinburgh by Nick Awde

As more fringe festivals are launched all over the world, Nick Awde talks to the co-artistic director of Istanbul’s inaugural event about

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Turtle Company at Edinburgh Fringe: The South Koreans creating ‘analogue’ theatre by Nick Awde

Nick Awde speaks to Turtle Company’s British co-director Stevan Mijailovic about bringing its children’s show Joyce to the Edinburgh Fringe South Korea’s

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One Two One Two theatre company: ‘The language and the nationality of our audience doesn’t matter’ by Nick Awde

A growing genre across Continental Europe, music theatre is an alien concept in the UK. Nick Awde meets Zoe Ní Riordáin and

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

How the fringe became a home for international improv by Nick Awde

While London’s expense puts off many artists, Canadian director Stephen Davidson tells Nick Awde that Edinburgh is a melting pot of improv

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Cirque Berserk!: The global circus family thrilling Edinburgh crowds by Nick Awde

Cirque Berserk! began with a mission to bring big-top circus to theatre spaces across the UK. Now the company is bringing a

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Why does British theatre have a blind spot for great European work? by Nick Awde

While the UK professes to be informed about theatre on the continent, we don’t always know what is good or how to

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival: an international success that is struggling for funding by Nick Awde

International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival had its best year in 2019, but founder and artistic director Brian Merriman tells Nick Awde that

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Staging Places Studio – the UK’s Prague Quadrennial theatre design entry by Nick Awde

Some of the UK’s best theatre designers showed off their work at this year’s Prague Quadrennial design festival – and now their

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Prague Quadrennial 2019: Behind the scenes at theatre design’s global festival by Nick Awde

Transformation and imagination were the themes at this year’s Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space. Nick Awde reports on the highlights

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Meet the artists using theatre to reconnect Russia and Britain by Nick Awde

Transfers between Russian and British theatres may seem a novelty, but Nick Awde finds a growing curiosity between the cultures Russia’s mission

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