This festival finished on Saturday 25 February 1995, and this page is being kept for archival purposes only.

Dates

Friday 17 February - Saturday 25 February 1995

Venue

Bedlam Theatre

Price

Varying

Author

N/A

Details

The best 20 out of 70(!) submitted shows got put on, of which the 6 best could later perform at the Traverse.

Workshops:

Playwriting Workshop

with Colin Mortimer

If you have got the ideas, these workshops will help you to give them the right shape. Using simple exercises you’ll explore dramatic technique: structure, character, dialogue and more, and you’ll write a play!

Every Thurs 19 Oct to 23 Nov; Appleton Tower Rm2G; 6.30pm

Directing & Storytelling

with John Tiffany

In conjunction with the Traverse’s new play Stones and Ashes, this workshop focuses on narrative methods and storytelling. John Tiffany is currently the resident Artistic Director at the Traverse Theatre and is working on Stones and Ashes.

Mon 23 Oct; Chaplaincy Centre; 6pm

Directing

with Iain Ormsby-Knox

What does a director actually do? Explore this question and many more through fun group exercises and discussion.

Sat 4 Nov; Bedlam Theatre; 7pm

Production

with Judith Doherty

An introduction to the world of production, who to put on a play and how to avoid or deal with the problems that may arise on the way. This workshop will explain the role of the producer and the responsibilities that come with the job as well as tips on how to work alongside the rest of the production crew.

Sat 11 Nov; Bedlam Theatre; 3pm

Physical Theatre

with Benchtours

This workshop offers the participants the opportunity to use their imagination, tp work together in the creative process and to extend their knowledge of performance and the production process. This workshop will involve games and exercises regarding different body tensions; complicity and chorus work; the ‘playing of text’ and the establishment of atmospheres. Benchtours are an Edinburgh based international ensemble who create a unique form of fast paced theatre which is accessible, innovative, provocative and funny.

Wed 1 & 8 Nov; Chaplaincy Centre; 7pm

Performance

with Kresanna Aigner

A light hearted introduction to basic performance techniques by using improvisation and games. You’ll explore the arts of trust and confidence building and look at how to work within a group.

Sat 18 Nov; Bedlam Theatre; 3pm

Set Design

with Francis Gallop

How do you design a set that is both creative and practical? This workshop explores the whole process of designing from finding those first inspirational ideas to set building itself.

Date to be confirmed, call the Bedlam on 0131 225 9873 and leave your name. We’ll contact you with information as soon as it is available.

Concert Lighting

with Chris Brown

The world of rock and roll lighting is one of huge budgets, vast arrays of lights and dazzling effects. This workshop gives an introduction to this, using slightly more down to earth equipment. Chris Brown is owner of the Lighthouse, one of Edinburgh’s major concert lighting design hire firms.

Sat 11 Nov; Bedlam Theatre; 3pm

Cast and Crew

Director
Kate Wright
Production Manager
Simon Wilkinson

Events

Friday 17 February 1995

Burning Issues

Friday 17 February - Saturday 25 February

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Orange

Friday 17 February - Monday 20 February

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Insomniac

Friday 17 February - Saturday 25 February

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Road Trip 3 & Guest Poets

Friday 17 February - Tuesday 21 February

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Night Train

Friday 17 February - Saturday 25 February

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Saturday 18 February 1995

A Day In The Life of a Man Tied to a Chair

Saturday 18 February - Friday 24 February

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Sex & Death

Saturday 18 February - Thursday 23 February

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Some Boy, the Golem

Saturday 18 February - Saturday 25 February

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My Own Private Cindy C

Saturday 18 February - Thursday 23 February

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Monday 20 February 1995

The Farmer Wants a Wife

Monday 20 February - Saturday 25 February

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Tatties Over the Side

Monday 20 February - Friday 24 February

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Horizons

Monday 20 February - Friday 24 February

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Tuesday 21 February 1995

Invisible Fat Women

Tuesday 21 February - Saturday 25 February

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Blue Film

Tuesday 21 February - Saturday 25 February

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Wednesday 22 February 1995

Maria

Wednesday 22 February - Friday 24 February

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Chinese Whispers

Wednesday 22 February - Friday 24 February

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