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is a key member of Exeter Northcott Theatre's management team, to meet agreed revenue and capital targets over the next three years. Her achievements at the Exeter Northcott are extremely impressive. Rebecca has held the roles of Creative Director at Exeter Northcott Theatre, Founder and. His generosity and love for the theatre were clear when I met with him in May to and pride which people have given the Exeter Northcott Theatre. . The team is presently transferring the costumes from external storage into.
This complex set can be seen below both in the construction phase and in its final form.
All photos below are courtesy of photographer Nicholas Toyne. Entering the Wardrobe April 21, There is a rich history of costume design depicted at the Northcott, including some backstage photos of fittings and of the costumers.
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Many of the photos from the s include lavish period dramas with elaborate costumes. In a parallel project funded by the Northcott, these stores are presently being sorted and catalogued by a team of volunteers, led by Wardrobe Manager Beth De Tisi.
The aim is to make the Exeter Northcott Theatre wardrobe stock an easily accessible resource that can be hired to local theatre groups and education establishments as well as professionals within the industry. To read more about the wardrobe cataloguing projector to see images of the wardrobe stores in the present-day, just click on these links.
The Dynasts, performed in Exeter Cathedral September You Never Can Tell June The third Bond script can be seen in the archives, complete with prompt notes in the margins.
Ancestors and Diamonds was a script penned by Michael Picardie about Cecil Rhodes and the history of the diamond mining industry in Africa.
Ina national one-act play competition resulted in over entries and produced in two Studio Season plays: Other productions were devised and developed for the Northcott stage, not necessarily involving a playwright, but rather the product of an ensemble and director working with a core concept. Trees in the Wind, photo credit to Nicholas Toyne. The Knack, photo credit to Nicholas Toyne. At least two-thirds of the submissions we received were from writers with whom we had no previous relationship, introducing us to new stories, new voices and contributing to a diverse range of work of a very high standard.
In he was awarded the Michael Meyer Award by the Society of Authors for support in academic writing and has a book on Contemporary British Drama due for publication by Edinburgh University Press in Jessica Beck Jessica Beck has been an associate of Theatre in London sincecurrently serving as Education and Projects Director and is also Artistic Director of Bad Penny Theatre both organizations are dedicated to new writing.
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Madeleine produced and directed over 25 events during her four years as Artistic Director of Theatre Upstairs and developed her interest in audience development and its role in rural locations. Since moving to Devon, Madeleine has directed new writing programmes at Theatre Royal Plymouth, The Brewhouse Theatre, Taunton and Theatre Royal Bath and is currently establishing a company designed to revive new plays that have yet to see their second production.
She is also a board member of the Northcott Theatre. After working for a number of years as an actor at Theatr Clwyd he began directing, first at Clwyd and then freelance.
During his time at the Northcott, Martin ran the studio seasons, which were centred around new writing; there he commissioned a new play by Michael Picardie, a new opera by David Haines, directed numerous rehearsed readings and productions of a one act play competition which he instigated. He studied for an MA in theatre practice at Exeter where he is now a Teaching Fellow, currently teaching acting and directing. He helped set up the Reading the Future initiative within the Drama Dept, for which he directs rehearsed readings.
Jens Cole Jens Demant Cole is a designer.