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Take Me Somewhere: Conversation over Live Art Lunch

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In May 2019 Dr Stephen Greer, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Practices at the University of Glasgow, hosted the Live Art Lunch series at Take Me Somewhere festival. His aim was to explore new approaches to exchanging ideas outside of the usual academic formats. Here he shares some food for thought on the experience. The Live… Continue reading

‘Scriptch Nights’ in the Performance Studio // Friday 30 January 2015

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Semester Two has seen our informal script workshop become a regular event. We meet most Fridays to share works-in-progress. Last month some of this work went on to be performed at The Tron Theatre’s Progressive Playwright event on 22 January. This week’s Scriptch night featured works-in-progress by Elspeth Sweatman (I Used to Believe in Forever) and… Continue reading

Ron Athey in conversation // November 2014

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Staged to coincide with Glasgay! 2014, I recently chaired a public conversation with the internationally renowned performance artist Ron Athey. My research centres on the intersection of contemporary performance and queer theory, and I’m currently working on a monograph on the cultural politics of solo performance – so I was eager to take the opportunity… Continue reading