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DAY FIVE: Work in progress.

Here we are, folks! It’s our last day of research & development at The Arcola Theatre and I think it’s safe to say that we’ve had an incredible week; full of experimentation and thrilling discoveries, it’s been truly special. As … Continue reading

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DAY FOUR: Let’s talk music.

How is it Thursday already?! We’re one day away from our industry showing and we’re incredibly excited to share what we’ve been working on during our week of R&D at the Arcola Theatre. In reading over my previous posts, I … Continue reading

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DAY THREE: The Generosity of Ellison.

We’re at the halfway point! It seems impossible to think we’re on our third day of R&D at the Arcola Theatre. In some ways it feels like we only just started and in others it seems as though we’ve been … Continue reading

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DAY TWO: Meet Clarence.

Welcome back! So it’s day two of our R&D at The Arcola Theatre and we are in full experimentation mode. Our fantastic musicians have been mining the text for its natural musicality, breaking apart the rhythms of Ellison’s writing and … Continue reading

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DAY ONE: A chat with Tinu.

“I am an invisible man… I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” THE INVISIBLE MAN is a novel written by Ralph Ellison. Published in 1952, it explores the psyche of an African American man whose colour … Continue reading

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