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April 20, 2015

People always ask us where our ideas come from. To give an example of the way we work, I am going to look at one specific influence and chart the effect it had on the production. It is a short film called Flotsam and Jetsam… Way back in 2011 the Dumbshow crew got together in […]

Dumbshow Theatre Festival in Qatar… Devising a Grimm Tale

April 19, 2015

After the workshops we split the students into four groups. We each had a different approach to how we were going to work with our groups. Jack and I had a loose structure which we could work from but not so strict that we were unable to respond to the student’s ideas.  The plan we […]

Dumbshow Theatre Festival in Qatar

April 18, 2015

In early March 2015, the cast and crew of Dumbshow’s The Pearl went out to Sherborne School in Doha, Qatar, to perform The Pearl and to run a drama festival for the students of Sherborne and other schools from the region. We performed The Pearl for the students and teachers on the Thursday evening and […]