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James is Co-Artistic Director of Bootworks Theatre and Senior Lecturer at The University of Chichester. He really enjoys chatting with Children's Theatre Makers. Web: www.bootworkstheatre.co.uk Email: james@bootworkstheatre.co.uk Twitter: twitter.com/Bootworks Facebook: facebook.com/Bootworks/ Instagram: instagram.com/bootworkstheatre/ Youtube: youtube.com/user/Bootworks Chichester University: chi.ac.uk/department-theatre

James is Co-Artistic Director of Bootworks Theatre and Senior Lecturer at The University of Chichester. He really enjoys chatting with Children's Theatre Makers. Web: www.bootworkstheatre.co.uk Email: james@bootworkstheatre.co.uk Twitter: twitter.com/Bootworks Facebook: facebook.com/Bootworks/ Instagram: instagram.com/bootworkstheatre/ Youtube: youtube.com/user/Bootworks Chichester University: chi.ac.uk/department-theatre

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

James is Co-Artistic Director of Bootworks Theatre and Senior Lecturer at The University of Chichester. He really enjoys chatting with Children's Theatre Makers. Web: www.bootworkstheatre.co.uk Email: james@bootworkstheatre.co.uk Twitter: twitter.com/Bootworks Facebook: facebook.com/Bootworks/ Instagram: instagram.com/bootworkstheatre/ Youtube: youtube.com/user/Bootworks Chichester University: chi.ac.uk/department-theatre

Twitter:

@bootworks

Language:

English

Contact:

07776257324


Episodes

Ep:06 with Tim Etchells

1/16/2019
The sixth episode in a series of Podcasts where James Baker of Bootworks Theatre speaks with a number of children's performance makers and producers about their work. In this episode James chats with Artistic Director of Forced Entertainment and Independent Artist, Tim Etchells, about his performance of ‘That Night Follows Day’. The piece is performed by a chorus of children (aged between 8 and 15), who interrogate the ways in which adults shape and define the world of young people. The show...

Duration:00:59:06

Ep:05 with Sibylle Peters

1/6/2018
The fifth episode in a series of Podcasts where James Baker of Bootworks Theatre speaks with a number of children's performance makers and producers about their work. In this episode James chats with researcher and performance artist Sibylle Peters about time (and children’s relationship with it), playing vs reality, listening to children as equals, zombies, children as members of the public, live-art, children's understanding of diversity, and destruction. Additional material in this...

Duration:00:53:22

Ep:04 with Andy Field

11/12/2017
The fourth episode in a series of Podcasts where James Baker of Bootworks Theatre speaks with a number of children's performance makers and producers about their work. In this episode James chats with renowned artist, writer and curator Andy Field whose work LookOut invites audiences to imagine a future alongside a child – whilst gazing out upon a rooftop cityscape. We discuss the skill involved in chatting to kids, the future of the theatre phenomenon that is Forest Fringe and reminisce...

Duration:00:59:34

Ep:03 with Tony Reekie

9/22/2017
The third episode in a series of Podcasts where James Baker of Bootworks Theatre speaks with a number of children's performance makers and producers about their work. In this episode James chats with Independent Producer Tony Reekie about 'how nobody gives a shit about children’s theatre', 'why they’re better at making it on the continent' and how 'bloody hard it is to be an Independent Producer'. Music by Dougie Evans: www.dougieevans.com.

Duration:01:00:32

Ep:02 with Fevered Sleep

6/6/2017
The second episode in a series of Podcasts where James Baker of Bootworks Theatre speaks with a number of children's performance makers about their practice. In this episode James chats with David Harradine & Sam Butler of Fevered Sleep about their work on Men & Girls Dance; a project which brings together two very different groups of performers: adult, male professional contemporary dancers, and girls who dance for fun. Music by Dougie Evans: www.dougieevans.com. Links to things discussed...

Duration:00:59:58

Ep:01 with Eilidh MacAskill

9/10/2016
The first in a series of Podcasts where James Baker of Bootworks Theatre speaks with a number of Children's Performance makers about their practice. In this episode James chats with Eilidh Macaskill of Fish and Game about her work on Gendersaurus Rex; a project where Eilidh explores the ideas of identity and gender in Children's Performance. Music by Dougie Evans: www.dougieevans.com. Links to things discussed in this episode: Action Transport Theatre with Happily Ever After:...

Duration:01:03:26