devising

Rehearsal project with nurseries

February 9, 2011

Yesterday Ethelred Nursery and today Triangle Nursery came for a visit to our rehearsal. Even though we are nearing the end of our devising and rehearsing process it is still important to keep checking in with our clients! i.e the 3 and 4 year olds who will be our audience. From the shrieks of delight as the [...]

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A Bit More About The Show

February 2, 2011

And the Rain Falls Down is part of a trilogy of projects that have been inspired by the daily rituals of a child’s life.   Our very first project for children, Feast your Eyes, explored stories of food and eating, and broke the mealtime rule that you shouldn’t play with your food.  More recently, Brilliant explored [...]

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Aquatic Adventures

January 31, 2011

From moist, to soaked, to swimming; the performers in And The Rain falls Down have experienced every possible level of wetness in the first week of rehearsals. They have been well cared for with towels and robes on hand. It’s perhaps more physically challenging that your average performance to work with water, but also looks [...]

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Ingredients for a Show

January 25, 2011

A watertight set Light Music, played on a double bass Memories of playing in the bath when we were children (and of puddles, hosepipes, waterpistols, stepping stones, rainstorms) (memories of puddles, hosepipes, waterpistols, stepping stones, rainstorms and bath-time from when we were adults) Two lovely performers, willing to get soaking wet A marvellous stage management [...]

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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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