'Performance in the changing City: taking the plays to the next generation'
Join us for a day of ideas and innovation. All refreshments and lunch are included, and we'll end the day with a glass of wine and a Mystery Play. We'll keep you up to date with plans as they developed.
THIS CONFERENCE AIMS TO:
Over the past 20 years YFT has been involved with productions in the City much has changed from the City streetscape, technologies available, the participants themselves. This conference will aim to bring together a range of speakers to touch on these themes, bringing out ideas for the future to encourage discussion amongst delegates which we can then capture and build on.
9.30 Registration Coffee/Tea
10.00 Welcome & Introduction – Roger Lee, Chair, York Festival Trust
10.10 - 10.25 Keynote - Jane Oakshott OBE
10.25 Laura Elizabeth Rice, University of Bristol, ‘LEAVING THE IVORY TOWER’
Tony Ravenhall, Theatre Lecturer & Practitioner, York College with Helen Cadbury, Author & Playwrigh
11.10 - 11.30 Coffee
11.30 Dr. Mariana Lopez, The Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, ‘DIGITAL PERFORMANCE’
Ged Cooper, Drama lecturer & playwright with Ruby Clarke, Artistic Director - ‘WRITING & DIRECTING THE CHORUS’
13.00 - 14.00 LUNCH opportunity to view materials from the Mystery Plays archive held at the NCEM
14.00 Dr. Mike Tyler, Danelaw Centre for Living History, Late of University of York - ‘PRESERVING THE COMMUNITY OF COMMUNITIES’
Tom Straszewski. Director 2014 Butchers’ Play - ‘Crucifixion’
15.50 GUEST SPEAKER - Jill Taylor, Project Manager , Lichfield Mysteries - ‘CAN WE DO IT AGAIN PLEASE?’
DISCUSSION FORUM followed by at 17.45 Wine & soft drinks served
18.00 PERFORMANCE - HidDen Theatre, ‘The Barbers Pageant of The Baptism of Christ’
Full delegate rate £23
Student & U25 £15
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