Women on World Theatre Day

Women on World Theatre Day Blog Post by Sophie Gee, March 27, 2018 Today is World theatre day! We wanted to hear from one of the essential elements of the theatre – our audiences – on why theatre is important to them and we also asked them to talk about an...

Tectonic Women… Carmen Aguirre

Tectonic Women…Carmen Aguirre Blog Post by Joy Ross-Jones, March 9, 2018 I’ve been chewing on the word bravery. It first came up last year when Micheline and I were discussing Artista. She asked, “Do we want Artista to offer the participants a safe space or a...

Tectonic Women…Director Katie Mitchell

Innovation. Creation. Deconstruction. CPR for Classics. Courage. Beauty. Visionary. Feminist. Theatre and film can dance. Also one Shakespeare was enough, comedies not really ever. The Guardian (2016) described her as ‘The British theatre queen in exile’ because...

Tectonic Women…Writer Maggie Nelson

During a Q&A, Nelson is asked by a well-known playwright how she managed to write a book about cruelty while pregnant. “Leave it to the old patrician white guy to call the lady speaker back to her body, so that no one misses the spectacle of that wild oxymoron,...

Tectonic Women… Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

To celebrate the upcoming International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8, 2018, we are reviving our Tectonic Women series. Every day this week, a different member of the Imago team will be writing about a woman artist (working in any discipline) who inspires...