We started talking about this show in 2010/11 and inbetween we have worked on many other projects and many crazy things of extreme cruelty and extreme generosity have occurred around the world.
The project has evolved several times and since its start, one of us has had two children, one of us stood as a political candidate and one of us has designed a timber oak ceiling which will outlive us all. Continue reading Origins of A Happy City
Artistic Director, Rebecca Manson Jones and Associate Director Bryn Holding will be leading a 5-day laboratory working on the audience-responsive elements of our production with Norwegian Actors at the Oslo Actors Centre/Skuespillersenter in April 2013. http://www.skuespillersenter.no/kursinfo/?event_id=191 Places are limited and the Skuespillersenter, in the spirit of international collaboration, has generously agreed to subsidise a few places for UK-based actors to attend. Norway is cheap and … Continue reading Just Jones & in Oslo – April 2013
[ezcol_1third] [/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end] It all happened by accident, as these things tend to do, in a chance conversation with an actor, a woman approaching her 50th Birthday. We were talking about who gets listened to and why. How forthright and confident women are received still by our peers. It was one of those “I know” moments which turned into a project and prompted me to revisit … Continue reading An Enemy of the People – and the Doctor’s a woman!