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Networking and Blogging…

I’ve recently joined networking group Women Outside the Box, and already been invited to provide an article for the website which is packed full of starter advice for setting up in business, and insider views on a range of issues. Naturally my article is about story-led presentations.

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Evaluating Storytelling Tours…

Touring Evalution Materials

Adverse Camber are one of the leading producers of storytelling in the UK, and this year I’ve been evaluating tours Hunting the Giant’s Daughter and The Old Woman, the Buffalo and the Lion of Manding. Which makes me sound like some kind of hyper critic! I’m not evaluating the artistic quality of the work, I’m evaluating the audience experience, and helping Adverse Camber find out more about their audiences, and possibly extrapolate to make predictions about storytelling audiences in an arts centre/theatre/ rural touring context.

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Tales of Love and Loss…

venue and poster

So much of my work with story is focused on coaching people to swap corporate presentation styles for structured storytelling, that I rarely focus on performance. I often find myself explaining that if anything, coaching is more rewarding than composing and performing my own works. Working with other people, you see transformation quickly, and that is highly gratifying.

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I can Never go Home Anymore…

dancers in flight

One of the advantages of a portfolio career is that occasionally it is possible to plan time around exploring the edges of that portfolio. From my long term hobby interest in festival scale Live Role Play, and extensive professional interest in audience development, it is perhaps no wonder that Immersive Theatre is an area of practice that intrigues me.

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