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Laura Hackett talks to acclaimed writer Sinéad Gleeson about uplifting the literary voices and stories of Irish women, art as a means to communicate pain and the role of storytelling during 2018’s historic referendum.
Read More “In conversation with award-winning writer, Sinéad Gleeson: ‘We need to pay homage to those women who didn’t have as much autonomy and freedom as we have now’”
The award-winning playwright, actress and singer, Apphia Campbell, sits down with Uma Nada-Rajah to discuss living in China, the Black Lives Matter movement and the stories behind her two acclaimed sell-out shows, Black is the Colour of My Voice and Woke.
Read More “In Conversation with award-winning playwright Apphia Campbell – ‘After Ferguson, I started thinking about how I could contribute to the political fight’”
Award-winning choreographer Russell Maliphant talks to Eirini Diamantouli about his creative process, collaborating with renowned composer Vangelis and his latest work, Silent Lines, soon to be performed at Sadler’s Wells.
Read More “Interview with internationally acclaimed choreographer Russell Maliphant – ‘I’m interested in creating abstract work that deals with our internal world and body’”
In the run up to her bold and brilliant reimagining of Giselle, dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo talks to Shirley Ahura about retelling the classics of ballet, empowering women and using dance to break down cultural barriers.
Read More “Interview with acclaimed Dancer & Choreographer Dada Masilo: ‘I want the viewer to feel everything – the joy, the pain, the sadness, the grief. But it starts with me’”
The Prize-winning and Oprah Magazine ‘Inspired Women’ author Sara Collins talks to our arts contributor, My Ly, about her stunning debut novel, the uniting power of anger for women, the importance of setting and her routine as a writer.
Read More “Interview with Sara Collins, acclaimed author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton – ‘Novels start with questions, identifying the space the book is going to fill, and Frannie was my way of trying to fill that gap’”
Acclaimed poet Rebecca Tamás talks to our arts contributor, Maz Hedgehog, about her highly anticipated book WITCH, female Christian mystics, vulnerability and the writers who’ve influenced her work.
Read More “Interview with Acclaimed Poet, Rebecca Tamás – ‘No-one is ‘not a poetry person’; you just need to find the right writers who speak about things that interest you’”
Acclaimed dancer and choreographer, Botis Seva, talks about growing up in Dagenham, how dance transformed his life and his latest artistic directorship with the National Youth Dance Company.
Read More “Interview with acclaimed choreographer, Botis Seva – ‘I’m just some boy from Dagenham who loves dancing’”
Our arts contributor, Yosola Olorunshola, interviews Vicki Igbokwe, creative director, choreographer and founder of Uchenna Dance on the eve of her latest production, Hansel and Gretel, at The Place.
Read More “‘I got baptised on the dance floor.’ An Interview with Vicki Igbokwe, founder of Uchenna Dance”