NEW PLAYS FROM NESSAH MUTHY AND YASMIN JOSEPH, CO-COMMISSIONED WITH THEATRE ROYAL PLYMOUTH AND SOHO THEATRE
Actors Touring Company is commissioning the first new plays under Artistic Director Matthew Xia’s policy of developing new plays by women of colour.
ATC is a proud signatory of this open letter to theatre and performance makers in the UK today.
Theatre and performance in the UK is in crisis. Self-employed theatre and performance makers are 70% of our workforce. We, companies and venues, are here for and with you.
Riddell Erridge has been working with the ATC team since late January, on a special placement from the Creative Producers course at Central School of Speech and Drama, developing her professional experience and observing, engaging with and contributing to, ATC’s team and our work.
Below Riddell writes about how she and her fellow emerging theatre professionals have been profoundly effected by COVID19, as theatres close, the economy shrinks and the long-term prospects for entry-level employment look extremely challenging.
LYN GARDNER interviews playwright Maya Arad Yasur and director Matthew Xia of Actors Touring Company ahead of the UK tour of Amsterdam.Read More