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Not Another Theatre Podcast
74 minutes | 4 months ago
Bonus Episode: Daniella and Joseph talk about theatre
In our end of series wrap-up, we chat about our own early careers, reflect on some of the wise words from our guests, and share some our favourite things about making the podcast. Highlights include how we both accidentally became paid theatre reviewers, sharing favourite chaotic drama games and deciding what musical we would cast Carole Baskin in...any ideas what we went with!?You can follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr, Instagram @notanothertheatrepodcast and like us on Facebook. We'd also love if you could follow/subscribe and give us a review on Apple Podcasts!Hooray - thanks to everyone for listening. Series 2 is coming soon!
61 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 10: Atri Banerjee - Theatre Director
In this week's episode we welcome Atri Banerjee to the podcast. Atri is a theatre director who won The Stage Debut Award for their direction of Hobson's Choice at the Royal Exchange Manchester in 2019. Since studying the MFA Directing course at Birkbeck they have worked on shows such as Jubilee at the Lyric Hammersmith, West Side Story and Happy Days at the Royal Exchange and The Son at the Kiln Theatre. We chat about assistant directing, artistic inspirations and what it's like to direct revivals of classical works. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast to keep up to date with all the latest podcast shenanigans.
63 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 9: Kwami Odoom - Actor, Theatremaker and Writer
This week we chat to actor, theatremaker and writer Kwami Odoom. Kwami trained with the National Youth Theatre's REP company in 2016, before going on to star in The Barbershop Chronicles, Half God of Rainfall, and BOYS. He is also a founding member of phyiscal theatre company The PappyShow.In the episode we chat about training with NYT REP, how The Pappy Show work as a company, and collaborative working. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast to keep up to date with all the latest podcast shenanigans.
66 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 8: Esther Malkinson - Stage Manager
This week we are joined by Esther Malkinson. Esther is a freelance stage manager who has worked on many shows including The Railway Children, A View from the Bridge and Hamlet, with companies such as York Theatre Royal, Royal and Derngate Northampton, Iris Theatre and Mercury Theatre in Colchester. In this week's episode we chat about all things stage management (including the various job roles and what they mean), building your CV, and Esther provides some hilarious anecdotes from backstage mishaps to memorable set changes. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePocdast to keep up to date with us!
63 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 7: Layla Bradbeer and Ali Taie - Designers, Opsis Theatre
This week we are joined by Layla Bradbeer and Ali Taie, co-founders of Opsis Theatre Company. Layla is a designer and theatremaker who has worked on Robert Icke's The Doctor at the Almeida, and Ali is a composer and sound designer who is currently studying Theatre Sound at Central. The pair both met on the National Theatre's Young Technicians course.In this episode we chat about what design-lead theatre is, the National Theatre's Young Technicians course, and some of the amazing theatre designs we've seen over the last year or so.Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePocdast to keep up to date with us!
63 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 6: Tricia Wey - Actor, Theatremaker and Critic
This week we are joined by the fantastic Tricia Wey whose talents cover a whole range of disciplines: from acting to directing, writing, criticism, technical theatre, singing, stage management, designing, and prop-making! Tricia studied drama, theatre and performance at the University of Roehampton and has completed WoLab's Actor-Writer training programme. They have performed in Small Island at the National Theatre, as well as the Bunker Theatre and VAULT Festival. Be sure to check out Tricia's own podcast 'Good Golly, I'm Polyam'!.This episode we chat about the differences between venues, what to think about when getting an agent, the reviews star system and much more. Be sure to follows us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast to keep up to date with our latest news and guest announcements!
80 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 5: Alistair Wilkinson - Theatre-Maker & Artist Development
This week our guest is Alistair Wilkinson, director, writer, producer, performer, Artistic Director of WoLab and Head of Artist Development at the Old Vic. Alistair has made work for the National Theatre, Barbican Centre, Bush Theatre, Arcola and Bunker Theatre, is an associate of the National Youth Theatre, board member for Boundless and patron for COMMON.In this episode we chat about working class representation, freelancing, their role as Head of Artist Development, plus Alistair provides some tip tips for surviving as a working artist. Don't forget you can follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr, Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast and Facebook. If you fancy you can also leave us a review if you enjoyed the episode!
66 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 4: Fergus Church - Playwright, Dramaturg, Script Reader, Critic and Producer
This week we chat to playwright, dramaturg, script reader, critic and producer Fergus Church. Fergus trained in script reading and dramaturgy as part of the Royal Court's Script Panel, has had his plays performed at Theatre 503, Southwark Playhouse and the King's Head Theatre, and has been a script reader for the Woman's Prize for Playwriting. In this episode we chat about what exactly dramaturgy is, tips for writers submitting their plays, queer representation in the industry, and a bit about musicals!Don't forget you can follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr, Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast and Facebook. If you fancy you can also leave us a review if you enjoyed the episode!
52 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 3: Ellie Woolman - Communications and Development
For our third episode we chat with Ellie Woolman, Communications and Development Assistant at Kneehigh. After starting her career in theatre as an independent blogger for Theatre Royal Plymouth, Ellie studied Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management at Falmouth University. In this episode we chat blogging, regional theatre, marketing, audience engagement and Cornwall!Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast for all the latest info, and remember to subscribe and leave a review if you enjoyed this episode!
58 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 2: Efe Uwadiae - Actor and Activist
For our second episode we chat to actor and activist Efe Uwadiae. This year Efe graduated with an MA in Acting from Mountview after gaining a first class degree in Law and Politics. We talk about her decision to not do an undergraduate drama degree, the process of getting an agent, diversity (or lack thereof) in the industry, and what work they'd like to be a part of in the future.Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast for all the latest info, and remember to subscribe and leave a review if you enjoyed this episode!
57 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 1: Jess Donn - Producer and Theatremaker
In our very first episode, we talk to the wonderful producer and theatrmaker Jess Donn, who is a part of the Stage One Regional Producers Programme. We chat about their degrees in Computer Science, theatre at university, the wonders of the National Student Drama Festival and the fun of the Edinburgh Fringe. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast to keep up to date with us, and don't forget to subscribe and leave us a lovely review!
3 minutes | 7 months ago
Welcome to Not Another Theatre Podcast
Every podcast needs a trailer, so here's ours! Hosted by Daniella Harrison and Joseph Winer, Not Another Theatre Podcast is your weekly dose of theatre insight released every Thursday, where we chat to early career creatives about what they do, why they do it, and how they got to where they are today. Find out what our dream childhood jobs were before theatre took over, and the exciting guests we'll be having on the show over the next few weeks. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @NotAnotherThtr and on Instagram @NotAnotherTheatrePodcast, and remember to subscribe and leave a review!
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