Grimm Tales Retold – Inside Production Week

We've recently finished working on Grimm Tales Retold, our latest collaboration with the Department of Drama & Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. Throughout the rehearsal period, we worked with a brilliant ensemble of students to bring Phil's script to life and we invited the cast to write guest blog posts about the process. [...]

By |2018-02-25T15:40:59+00:00February 25th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Grimm Tales Retold – The Deleted Scenes

Image: Damien Hirst's 'Mother and Child (Divided)' We're about to open Grimm Tales Retold, our latest collaboration with the Department of Drama & Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. Philip, Little Earthquake's Co-Director, has written the show which features very different versions of four famous fairytales. Below Philip has opened up the Drafts folder [...]

By |2018-02-08T13:17:13+00:00February 8th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Grimm Tales Retold – Inside Rehearsal Week 4

We're currently in rehearsals for Grimm Tales Retold, our latest collaboration with the Department of Drama & Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. Throughout the rehearsal period, we've been working with a brilliant ensemble of students to bring Phil's script alive and we invited the cast to write guest blog posts about the [...]

By |2018-02-25T15:35:21+00:00February 7th, 2018|Tags: , |2 Comments

Grimm Tales Retold – Inside Rehearsal Week 3

We're currently in rehearsals for Grimm Tales Retold, our latest collaboration with the Department of Drama & Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. Throughout the rehearsal period, we've been working with a brilliant ensemble of students to bring Phil's script alive and we invited the cast to write guest blog posts about the [...]

By |2018-02-04T14:33:43+00:00February 4th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Grimm Tales Retold – Inside Rehearsal Week 2

We're currently in rehearsals for Grimm Tales Retold, our latest collaboration with the Department of Drama & Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. Throughout the rehearsal period, we've been working with a brilliant ensemble of students to bring Phil's script alive and we invited the cast to write guest blog posts about the [...]

By |2018-01-27T11:48:34+00:00January 27th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Grimm Tales Retold – Inside Rehearsal Week 1

We're currently in rehearsals for Grimm Tales Retold, our latest collaboration with the Department of Drama & Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. Throughout the rehearsal period, we've been working with a brilliant ensemble of students to bring Phil's script alive and we invited the cast to write guest blog posts about the [...]

By |2018-01-27T11:26:31+00:00January 21st, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Back To School

Back in September, Gareth spent five intensive weeks with the fourteen MA Acting students at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Leading their Storytelling Module, he helped the actors explore a range of ideas around play, ensemble, spontaneity and the best ways to serve an audience. The later stages of the module saw the actors test [...]

By |2017-11-16T09:12:25+00:00November 15th, 2017|Tags: , |2 Comments

Put Audiences On Top

To open The East Meets West Symposium 2017, Little Earthquake's Co-Director Gareth Nicholls gave a speech aimed at provoking a shared goal among theatre makers within the Midlands. The full transcript of the provocation, including images used during the keynote, is below. Has anybody seen the brilliant episode of South Park that features [...]

By |2017-08-03T09:00:42+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The White Rabbit In The Room

At the 2017 National Rural Touring Forum conference, Phil gave a keynote speech entitled The White Rabbit In The Room (dressed in a big bunny outfit, of course). In the speech, he encouraged delegates to be more open about recognising the value of failure when it comes to learning from those projects for children [...]

By |2017-07-15T16:36:38+00:00July 15th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

MilkQuake Collaboration – January Play Dates

Before the Christmas decorations had even come down at Quake HQ, we were getting stuck into work on something very special — a collaboration whose seed was planted a long time ago and which is now finally beginning to bloom. It all began on 4th December 2011 (we checked the date to be sure) [...]

By |2017-01-15T18:29:14+00:00January 15th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

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