GETTING BLOGGY WITH IT 

September 22, 2019

This is a hard blog to start. It’s a hard blog to start because I’m trying to get it “right.” What will draw my dear blog reader in? Maybe throw in a Jaques Lecoq quote so you look smart? Maybe make a Ronald McDonald clown joke? This same feeling daunted me when embark...

August 28, 2019

As women in any industry we are told to ‘show confidence’ or to ‘stand our ground' but no one ever tells us exactly what that means or how it should be done. That’s where Kate Sagovsky can help. She is a director with a specialism in movement using her expertise to hel...

June 12, 2019

If you are applying to drama schools, an actor/director feeling (we’ve all felt it) the dreaded “stuck in your head” and limited in your scope of choices we have available at the tip of our fingers or feeling a little stagnant in performances and wanting to find that a...

May 29, 2019

It's always fun to see a piece of classic theatre revised and adapted for the modern world, and even more so when the play in question has previously flown fully under your radar. Venice Preserved is one of these. And the RSC’s take on the 17th century tragedy is, to p...

May 20, 2019

On the first day of the course I remember feeling a strong sense of fear. But I wasn’t scared of Amy Gwilliam (Course leader/ DIY Queen) or my fellow participants, I feared being seen. In the vulnerable way that being a creative, forces you to be seen. I feel as though...

May 7, 2019

We are now living in the DIY Era. Instead of waiting around for the phone to ring or complaining about not seeing the stories we want to see on stage, creatives are being called to arms to make the work they want to actually see. Slaying in your lane is still cool, but...

April 23, 2019

We assemble in a circle; each of us presenting a unique self within the group. Amy Gwilliam invites us to take our shoes off and step one place to the left. “How would it be to step into someone else’s shoes?”, she asks.

The Mono Box and the Equity Young Members’ Commit...

April 23, 2019

What a divine burst of energy that is Olivia Mace. Creating such a holding and safe space to explore,  and unite ones breathe and body. To access words and use them, and make it real. To be comfortable with words and ourselves. How the voice and the power of it can fee...

April 8, 2019

On 18th March 2019, Equity YMC and The Mono Box joined in conversation at the Old Vic Rehearsal Rooms with Jeremy Herrin, Artistic Director of Headlong Theatre.

When you first meet Jeremy, you feel you are getting a glimpse into his work ethic just by the energy in the...

March 31, 2019

I don’t know about you, but the industry can often make me feel like I need to adopt an “everybody for themselves” mentality. Stick up for yourself. Justify yourself. Fight for yourself. Yesterday, I was lucky enough join a group of exceptional individuals in a session...

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