Donald Hutera talks to Sean Gandini about the joys of juggling and a special Mime Festival edition of Smashed, his internationally renowned company’s tribute to Pina Bausch
Photo of guest writer Bishi by Gaynor Perry
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) have always had an intimate relationship with The Arts; WITCiH aims to explore and expand our knowledge of women working at that intersection- past, present and future. Infact WITCiH consider all areas of STEM as creative.
It’s 2020. Since the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, dodgy politics, austerity and civil unrest have left the streets of London in turmoil. A new coalition between the Conservatives and UKIP has driven house prices to an all-time high. Two local rappers (Dr Green Fingers & Dustin Roads) find themselves in the last ‘affordable’ housing block in London and reflect upon the last ten years' of politics that brought them to this point.
When you’ve spent the year on the road, the Barbican has to feel like a special place to come home to. YolanDa Brown is the double MOBO award-winning saxophonist rounding off her nationwide tour next month with an unmissable homecoming night at the Barbican, as part of The EFG London Jazz Festival.
Multi-award-winning Australian/Irish theatre director, producer and translator, and Artistic Director of The King's Head Theatre in Islington, Adam Spreadbury-Maher has co-directed a new immersive adaptation of Trainspotting. Here he writes for Run Riot about how theatre can engage with the vulnerable club scene in Britain.
Now recognised as one of the world’s premier artist-led festivals of radical live work, the largest SPILL Festival to date runs from this Wednesday to Sunday. Having previously taken place at venues including the Barbican, Southbank and National Theatre, its home is now in Ipswich. Here festival creator and curator Robert Pacitti tells us why you don’t want to miss it.