Like fine wine, creatives improve with age

Like fine wine, creatives improve with age

A few weeks ago I attended an event at the National Theatre, where the legendary director Peter Brook was in conversation with arts journalist Mark Lawson. Brook is ninety-four years old now, but is as busy as ever: the talk was to promote his new book, Playing by...
Get With the Times, New Roman!

Get With the Times, New Roman!

By Martin Clare of Phantom Theatre Services When it comes to flyer design, font choice is maybe the biggest make-or-break design decision you can make. If you’ve ever seen a flyer somebody has designed for a school fête using every conceivable font and Word Art style...
Amateur Theatre Audition Workout

Amateur Theatre Audition Workout

By Richard James It’s a common refrain that local drama groups are finding it increasingly hard to recruit actors. However, in today’s digital age, there’s an increasing number of tools available to help you do just that. Social media is proving an unstoppable force,...
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