Happy Pride! June is a big month for our community, marking the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall uprising – a turning point for the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement, and testimony to the importance of queer venues where we are free and safe to be ourselves. But behind the rainbow-tinted wave of support that comes withContinue reading “Raze Collective, The Charity Protecting Queer Performance Spaces”
Tamsin Rees is a playwright and artist. She is currently an Associate Artist at Newcastle’s Live Theatre, and was a member of the first Royal Court Writers Group North. The stories told through her work are rooted in the North East and explore sexuality, class and power. We spoke to Tamsin about people-watching, writing charactersContinue reading “Interview: Playwright Tamsin Rees On… Subtext, Angry Women, And The Infinite Potential Of Plays”
EM Williams is an actor and movement director. They have worked with theatre companies across the UK playing a host of characters onstage, and are currently developing their own Arts Council-funded project. We spoke to EM about creating a backstory for every character, the relationship between acting and empathy, and why it’s not enough justContinue reading “Interview: Actor EM Williams On… Empathy, Equality Monitoring, And Discovering Who Your Characters Are”
Calling all queer performers! If you’re LGBTQ+ and work as a performer on the screen, stage or elsewhere, we would love to hear from you. We’re looking for LGBTQ+ people to interview about their creative work and processes ahead of our launch next month. Get in touch via our Contact Page, or email queercreativesuk.gmail.com.