Our startDIRECTING cohort for 2020 will receive training directly from artistic director Paul-Ryan Carberry through the next few months via online seminars, and we're also looking to find them placements as assistant directors once theatre reopens for business.
If you're new to Iris, you may want to visit this page first, to read about the charity, and the appeal we put out at the start of May. Earlier this month, we wrote to you - our audience, supporters, friends, colleagues, and new followers - to tell you that we had to postpone this … Continue reading An update on Iris’ future: and a big thank you!
UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who has donated and shared our appeal so far. This morning, shortly after this post was published, we learned that our Arts Council emergency funding application was unsuccessful. While we are applying for alternative grants, as it stands and without that funding Iris cannot pay its bills in May. If … Continue reading Iris Theatre’s future: help us survive
Our first ever PLATFORM showcase concert is on its way - featuring Dylan Wynford and his guests Christina Bennington and Grant Urquhart. Hear one of his songs here!
Towards the end of last year, we introduced you to Iris Theatre's new artistic and executive directors, and today, we're delighted to unveil their first season with Iris Theatre: starting with 2020's summer shows A Midsummer Night's Dream and Robin Hood. We're also announcing three new development schemes, supporting break-out talent in London, early-career directors, … Continue reading Announcing our 2020 Summer Season… and a whole lot more!
Festive Folklore is only one day away, and what better way to round off our spotlights of some of the creatives behind the show than with Nick Hart, our musical director and composer. As we continue to warm up for our Christmas production, you can take your worry away and get your tickets right now - … Continue reading Spotlight on Nick Hart for #FestiveFolklore!
Festive Folklore arrives to St Paul's in just two days, and today we're introducing you to the last of our writers - Matthew Greenhough! This Christmas celebration will be directed by Paul-Ryan Carberry, who will be joined in the creative team by musical composer Nick Hart. You can get your tickets right now - we're set to have … Continue reading Spotlight on Matthew Greenhough for #FestiveFolklore!
Festive Folklore arrives to the Actors' Church this Thursday, and there's just a couple more introductions to make to the talented writers who will be contributing to it! This Christmas celebration will be directed by Paul-Ryan Carberry, who will be joined in the creative team by composer Nick Hart. As we continue to warm up for … Continue reading Spotlight on Adam Welsh for #FestiveFolklore!
Katie is an actor and writer from Bridgend, South Wales. She trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and has worked extensively since then as a professional actor. Her theatre credits include The National Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, National Theatre Wales, Paines Plough Roundabout Season, Bolton Octagon, Lyric Hammersmith, Soho Theatre and Theatre Clwyd.
It's nearly the weekend, and that means it's about time to continue introducing you to the talented writers who will be contributing to our collaborative Christmas show, Festive Folklore! You can get your tickets right now for December 5th, when this one-night only evening of Christmas cheer, music and spoken word will hit the stage in the … Continue reading Spotlight on Natasha Cottriall for #FestiveFolklore!