Marital problems, Brexit and insect extermination – rich content for children’s theatre

As New Perspective's production of the world famous picture book, The Giant Jam Sandwich makes its debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival next week, the company's Artistic Director, Jack McNamara - who adapted the book for stage - says that the key to successful children's theatre is making the content as rich and complex as that... Continue Reading →

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Introduction to Directing with Unanima – weeks 2 & 3

Actors Today we worked with two actors – Phoebe Brown and Sam Warren – to explore different texts and how we might go about staging them. The focus of the session was to learn how to speak to actors in a way that could influence their performances, as well as to explore the different meanings... Continue Reading →

Introduction to Directing – with Unanima

Each year New Perspectives offers tailored mentoring to an East Midlands theatre company - this year we are working with Unanima Theatre. They are an inclusive Community Interest Company based in Mansfield working with people with and without a learning disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder. New Perspectives have been supported by the Regional Theatre Young... Continue Reading →

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