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Category Archives: practical essays

Things we missed in the rush #2

Just before the Easter break in 2014/15, the main theatrical event of our academic year took place. The Practical Essays are the final performance pieces by our third year students and, in years past, we would normally see around twenty performances presented over one weekend.  This year was a little different in a couple of […]

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Practical Essays 2013 (part 4)

These final five performances brought Sunday (and this year’s practical essays) to a close…  although we’ll still be cleaning up the mess from “Spit it out, love” this time next year. Flooding Studio 1 with piña colada and custard were: Chloe Davies, Kris Bennell, Shannon Mahanty, Rachael Newton Tech: Georgia Greenfield A piece that explores the function of imagination and escapism in the […]

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Practical Essays 2013 (part 3)

As promised… more pictures (the notes are taken from the weekend’s programme). Explore what it might be like to see the world a little differently. Prince Louix and the Rain featured: Narrator – Tess Schofield Fair Maiden – Liana Telvi The Court Jester – Sarah Leach With thanks to: Ye Olde Light Switcher – Emma Reidy Prompting […]

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Practical Essays 2013 (part 2)

Here are a few more images from Saturday’s practical essay performances.  We’ll be uploading a selection from the Sunday performances over the next few days. If you’ve taken any photos (or video) from the weekend, please send a copy our way. “There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory” Fusing scientific processes […]

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Practical Essays 2013 (part 1)

As promised, here are a few images from the practical essay weekend… we’ll be uploading a selection from each performance over the next few days. If you’ve taken any photos (or video) from the weekend, please send a copy our way. An exploration of sensory deprivation. Exposure featured: Astrid Ferguson Jessica Kearney Alice Bowring Vanessa Grasse Jennifer […]

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