12 Rules For Making Theatre With People Who Have Anxiety

This fun-time list was inspired by my own recent experiences with anxiety, and various conversations with people about how it fits into the kind of work I do (most of whom are credited below). It is not meant to be exhaustive or definitive: suggestions for more “Rules” are welcome. It is intended for theatre directors […]

Job Opportunity: Producer

About Jack Dean  “Artists like rap storyteller Jack Dean make us excited about what they might do next” – The Guardian Jack Dean is a writer, performer, poet and theatre-maker who uses hip-hop, spoken word, comedy and theatre to investigate modern mythologies, contemporary social issues and the human condition. His current repertoire includes three full-length […]

Nuke town Villages #10: “Derbados”

[These blogs describe and document the villages made by audiences as part of my new project Nuketown.] Name: “Derbados” Made by: Audience at performance at Derby Theatre 14  people) When: 30/09/2016 Buildings featured:  the Death Cage, the Glass House, the Castle, the Minarets, the Train House, the Communal Staircase , the Euphoric Emporium, the Beehive Jack’s Thoughts: This build shows the full range of […]

Nuketown Villages #9: “Twocastles”

[These blogs describe and document the villages made by audiences as part of my new project Nuketown.] Name: “Twocastles” Made by: Audience at performance at ARC, Stockton (24  people) When: 28/09/2016 Buildings featured (from left to right, ):  Castle 1, Castle 2, the Communal Kitchen, the Chill Supermarket, the House Catamaran, the House, the Art Deco Building, the Mortuary, […]

Nuketown Villages #8: “Stockton Garden City”

  [These blogs describe and document the villages made by audiences as part of my new project Nuketown.] Name: “Stockton Garden City” (Again my own, forgot to ask audience due to extensive cold-brain) Made by: Audience at performance at ARC, Stockton (14  people) When: 27/09/2016 Buildings featured (from left to right, ): The House, The Other House, The Eco-House, […]

Nuke town Villages #7: “Kidderminster”

[These blogs describe and document the villages made by audiences as part of my new project Nuketown.] Name: “Kidderminster” Made by: Audience at performance at Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter (35 people) When: 24/09/2016 Buildings featured: The Skyscraper, the Slide, The Theatre, The Trolley Station. Jack’s Thoughts: A hasty pack-down at the end of the show means a lot of details […]

Nuketown Villages #6: “Nietzcheville”

[These blogs describe and document the villages made by audiences as part of my new project Nuketown.] Name: “Nietzcheville” Made by: Audience at performance at Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter (35 people) When: 23/09/2016 Buildings featured (from left to right, non Exhaustive List): DJ-Tron 5000 the Mech DJ, the Gateway, the Community Centre, the Anti-Bungalow, the Market, the Ziggurat of […]

Nuke town Villages #4: “Boomtown”

[These blogs describe and document the villages made by audiences as part of my new project Nuketown.] Name: “Boomtown” Made by: Audience at performance at Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter (18 people) When: 22/09/2016 Buildings featured (from left to right): The Giant Radioactive Duck, The Helipad, The Gathering Place, The Dog Playground, The Crane, The Hot Tub Car, The Monolith, The […]