Ruth Little – Dynamic Structure — Sarah Dickenson

“We need to shift the register of our thinking to gain new perspectives on our own experience.” I came across Ruth Little’s paper on the Dramaturg’s network site today. She calls for a dramaturgical thinking that is non-linear and instead concentrates on the observation of energy and movement. I love what she writes about the place of […] via Ruth Little – Dynamic Structure — Sarah Dickenson Continue reading Ruth Little – Dynamic Structure — Sarah Dickenson

An Artist in Parliament?*

The second session I called at #DandD12 yesterday (see prev post for details) I called this session because Tristram Hunt has resigned as an MP to take up the Directorship of the V&A. He is a noted art historian and has made a number TV programmes and led academic programmes. He has said that V&A should reinstate charges. So he himself is not necessarily the … Continue reading An Artist in Parliament?*

On making theatre in a sea of change

This weekend in London an amazing array of free installations and outdoor events has been created by world-leading artists to commemorate the Great Fire of London. Giant tanks of water, massive domino runs, huge fire installations, a wonderful recreation in timber created by young people acquiring skills and improving life chances…. In amongst this a conversation about how this moment of fire and awful destruction  – which left … Continue reading On making theatre in a sea of change

Ruth Little – Dynamic Structure — Sarah Dickenson

“We need to shift the register of our thinking to gain new perspectives on our own experience.” I came across Ruth Little’s paper on the Dramaturg’s network site today. She calls for a dramaturgical thinking that is non-linear and instead concentrates on the observation of energy and movement. I love what she writes about the place of […] via Ruth Little – Dynamic Structure — Sarah Dickenson Continue reading Ruth Little – Dynamic Structure — Sarah Dickenson

Provocation for Theatre 2016 conference

I was invited to give this provocation at the #Theatre2016 conference at the Arts Theatre in London on Thursday 12th May at the beginning of the session chaired by David Edgar. I had three minutes so you can read this at a gallop! “How can theatre play a more prominent role in key issues of national and international debate?” In 2012 I was invited to … Continue reading Provocation for Theatre 2016 conference