Playwrights' Studio, Scotland and Made in Scotland
Delve deeper into what stimulates the artists behind this year’s Edinburgh festival with these fun, engaging discussions. Each lively session is chaired by a leading playwright or theatre-maker.
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY
Chaired by Lynda Radley
Mon 6 Aug, 2.30pm
What are the challenges of making visual theatre that may not begin with a traditional play? How do designers take their audiences on exciting journeys using powerful visual imagery?
Panel includes: Bex Anson (VOID), Claire Halleran (South Bend), Mamoru Iriguchi (Eaten), Al Seed (The Spinners). In association with The Envelope Room.
GENTLEMEN, I JUST DON’T BELONG HERE
Chaired by Sarah Rose Graber
Mon 6 Aug, 5pm
With movements like the Everyday Sexism Project, #MeToo and Waking The Feminists and events like No Grey Areas, is the power balance in theatre beginning to shift, and representation becoming more inclusive?
Panel includes: Emma Dennis-Edwards (Power Play: Funeral Flowers), Jennifer Kidwell (Underground Railroad Game), Mary Jane Wells (heroine).
LOST (AND FOUND) IN TRANSLATION
Chaired by Alan McKendrick
Mon 13 Aug, 2.30pm
A provocative discussion about the power and potential of new work in translation, adaptation and different languages.
Panel includes: Ada Gunther (Reigen), Uzman Hameed (Autobiography), Ming Hon (Chase Scenes), Linda McLean (First Snow (Premi è re Neige), Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera)
LET THEM LEAD THE WAY
Chaired by Jenny Knotts
Mon 13 Aug, 5pm
From the evolution of youth theatre into brave new forms, to innovative plays written by, for and about young people, what does the Year of Young People 2018 mean for young(er) theatre-makers?
Panel includes: Phoebe McIntosh (Dominoes), Jasmine Main (Wired), Laurie Motherwell (Old Enough), Eve Nicol (One Life Stand)
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Mon 6 & Mon 13 Aug, 2.30pm & 5pm
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Note: Strictly no latecomers.
Part of the Made in Scotland Showcase 2018 madeinscotlandshowcase.com