Join Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and Made in Scotland to explore what stimulates the artists behind this year’s Edinburgh Festivals.
About TalkFest 2018
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Playwrights' Studio, Scotland and Made in Scotland
Delve deeper into what stimulates the artists behind this year’s Edinburgh festival with these fun, engaging discussions. Each lively session is chaired by a leading playwright or theatre-maker.
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY
Chaired by Lynda Radley
Mon 6 Aug, 2.30pm
What are the challenges of making visual theatre that doesn’t begin with a traditional play – or even written text?
GENTLEMEN, I JUST DON’T BELONG HERE
Chaired by Sarah Rose Graber
Mon 6 Aug, 5pm
With movements like the Everyday Sexism Project, #MeToo and events like No Grey Area, is the power balance in theatre beginning to shift, and representation becoming more inclusive?
LOST (AND FOUND) IN TRANSLATION
Chaired by Alan McKendrick
Mon 13 Aug, 2.30pm
A provocative discussion about the power and potential of new work in translation, adaptation and different languages.
LET THEM LEAD THE WAY
Chaired by Jenny Knotts
Mon 13 Aug, 5pm
From the evolution of youth theatre into brave new forms, to innovative plays written by, for and about young people, what does the Year of Young People 2018 mean for young(er) theatre-makers?
Age recommendation: 16+
Running time: 1h 30min
Note: Strictly no latecomers.
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