design

Water water everywhere – The technical design of And the Rain Falls Down

March 14, 2011

Behind the scenes of And the Rain Falls Down there’s some technical trickery… and lots of plumbing… that goes into making the show work. Ali, Sam and Beth talk about the process of designing, building and running the set and technical effects in And the Rain Falls Down.

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Designing And the Rain Falls Down

February 24, 2011

Just before And the Rain Falls Down opened at the Young Vic, David Harradine, artistic director of Fevered Sleep and co-designer of the show, took a moment to talk about the challenges and joys of designing a show that relies on 40 gallons of water doing what it’s told.

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What a week it’s been – 21 January

January 21, 2011

In the last week before we start rehearsals, all our attention has been on getting ready for And the Rain Falls Down. Sam started the week in Nottingham, running the first of her workshops for schools and nurseries. Thanks to all the team at Lakeside Arts Centre for making that happen. It was also a [...]

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David Harradine and Sam Butler discuss And the Rain Falls Down – video

January 20, 2011

Just before heading off to start rehearsals for And the Rain Falls Down, David and Sam explain a bit about the show and how Fevered Sleep approach making work for children.

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Costumes Costumes Costumes

January 19, 2011

Just thinking about where to take the performers tomorrow to buy costumes for the show.  Wellies, wellies, wellies. Things that don’t turn see-through when they get wet.  What can go in the tumble dryer three times a day without shrinking to the size of a doll’s frock by the end of the first week of [...]

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Making the Teacher’s Resource Pack for And the Rain Falls Down

January 19, 2011

We’ve just finished make the first copies of our Teacher’s resource pack! The result of much thinking, talking and creating is looking rather splendid! We’ve created the pack to accompany And the Rain Falls Down, to give some of the teacher’s we’re working with stimuli and inspiration for water-themed activities to try out before or [...]

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Finding the right type for And the Rain Falls Down

November 18, 2010

We’ve just signed off the marketing materials for And the Rain Falls Down. Flyers and posters are making their way to our partner venues as I type and I’m trying to avoid spotting the inevitable typo now it’s too late to do anything about it! Finding the right image and design to help market a [...]

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