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TalkFest 2018

TalkFest 2018
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    Start date6 Aug 2018
    End date13 Aug 2018
  • Tickets£5

    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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    Dates
    Mon 6 & Mon 13 Aug, 2.30pm & 5pm

    Tickets
    £5

    See our Box Office page for full pricing and booking information.

    Venue 
    T2

    Age recommendation
    16+

    Running time
    1h 30min

    Note: Strictly no latecomers.

    Part of the Made in Scotland Showcase 2018 madeinscotlandshowcase.com

     
     

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