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Sharing the work you love… introducing sensory labyrinth theatre to Liverpool

One of the things that most excited me about moving to the North West again (apart from being back in my native North West of England territory!), was the opportunity to share more about sensory labyrinth theatre, and find possible new places to create work in the area. Last Friday, I gave a short presentation… Continue reading Sharing the work you love… introducing sensory labyrinth theatre to Liverpool

dementia · immersive theatre · sensory · theatre

Dementia and immersive theatre, connecting through the senses

I recently got to combine my interest in immersive theatres and dementia research at a series of events organised by Spare Tyre theatre company, for their new performance The Garden, which has been specially designed for people living with dementia. I first came across the company in a book by Nicola Shaughnessy that referred to… Continue reading Dementia and immersive theatre, connecting through the senses

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Yesterday I turned off a brain in a Vat. I’d told myself I wouldn’t do it. I did. It was just Theatre. But what does it say about me?

This was the final performance giving the cast the opportunity to experience Cerebellium for themselves, following a week long run of performances to the public. We’d heard the feedback ourselves each night, hearing how deeply affected people were by the performance. This was the second year of Cerebellium and the script had evolved as had… Continue reading Yesterday I turned off a brain in a Vat. I’d told myself I wouldn’t do it. I did. It was just Theatre. But what does it say about me?