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Behind the Curtains - co-produced by writer, producer and theatremaker Siana Bangura alongside co-host and theatre critic Christina Nicole, in partnership with English Touring Theatre - is a podcast spotlighting the off-stage, behind the curtains roles that are the backbone of theatre. How are writers, directors, sound designers, producers, production managers, movement directors and voice and dialect coaches weathering the storms of uncertainty? How did they get to where they are now? What pearls of wisdom do they have for their peers in the industry and those still looking to enter it? What's race got to do with it? And how do we stay inspired and motivated through the thick and through the thin? Tune in for answers to all of these questions and more!
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Behind The Curtains English Touring Theatre in partnership with Siana Bangura & Christina Nicole

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Behind the Curtains - co-produced by writer, producer and theatremaker Siana Bangura alongside co-host and theatre critic Christina Nicole, in partnership with English Touring Theatre - is a podcast spotlighting the off-stage, behind the curtains roles that are the backbone of theatre. How are writers, directors, sound designers, producers, production managers, movement directors and voice and dialect coaches weathering the storms of uncertainty? How did they get to where they are now? What pearls of wisdom do they have for their peers in the industry and those still looking to enter it? What's race got to do with it? And how do we stay inspired and motivated through the thick and through the thin? Tune in for answers to all of these questions and more!
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    Episode 3

    Episode 3

    Behind the Curtains is a podcast spotlighting the off-stage, behind the curtains roles that are the backbone of theatre. How are writers, directors, sound designers, producers, production managers, movement directors and voice and dialect coaches weathering the storms of uncertainty? How did they get to where they are now? What pearls of wisdom do they have for their peers in the industry and those still looking to enter it? What's race got to do with it? And how do we stay inspired and motivated through the thick and through the thin?
     
    In this episode, hosts Siana & Christina chat to Movement Directors Ingrid Mackinnon and Shelley Maxwell. Can everybody move? Can everybody catch a vibe? What can movement choreography add to storytelling? And why is it imperative we don’t get beaten down by this moment of uncertainty and operate ‘outside’ of it? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this week’s truly nourishing and hopeful conversation! Did someone say bashment break?
     
    Episodes released fortnightly.
     
    Guests:
    Ingrid Mackinnon (@ingridmackinnon) (@movespace123)
    Shelley Maxwell (@maxwell_shelley) (@bennucreativehouse)
     
     
    Hosts & Producers:
    Siana Bangura (@Sianaarrgh)
    Christina Nicole (@Chrisynicole)
    English Touring Theatre (@EnglishTouringTheatre / @ETTtweet)
    Technical Producer (@AL_Holder)
    Artwork by @Imekulo 

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    Episode 2

    Episode 2

    Behind the Curtains is a podcast spotlighting the off-stage, behind the curtains roles that are the backbone of theatre. How are writers, directors, sound designers, producers, production managers, movement directors and voice and dialect coaches weathering the storms of uncertainty? How did they get to where they are now? What pearls of wisdom do they have for their peers in the industry and those still looking to enter it? What's race got to do with it? And how do we stay inspired and motivated through the thick and through the thin?
     
    In this episode, hosts Siana & Christina chat to Cultural Producer Tobi Kyeremateng and Birmingham Rep’s Associate Director Madeleine Kludje about their career journeys, working in and outside of the London Bubble and the creative scene in Birmingham, as well as the importance of internships, creating with friends, and DIY-ing it.
     
    Episodes released fortnightly.
     
    Guests:
    Tobi Kyeremateng (@tobikyere)
    Madeleine Kludje (via @therepbirmingham)
    Hosts & Producers:
    Siana Bangura (@Sianaarrgh)
    Christina Nicole (@Chrisynicole)
    English Touring Theatre (@EnglishTouringTheatre / @ETTtweet )

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    Episode 1

    Episode 1

    Behind the Curtains is a podcast spotlighting the off-stage, behind the curtains roles that are the backbone of theatre. How are writers, directors, sound designers, producers, production managers, movement directors and voice and dialect coaches weathering the storms of uncertainty? How did they get to where they are now? What pearls of wisdom do they have for their peers in the industry and those still looking to enter it? What's race got to do with it? And how do we stay inspired and motivated through the thick and through the thin? 
    In this episode, hosts Siana & Christina chat to writers Zodwa Nyoni and Corey Bovell about their work and the people that have inspired and supported them along the way.
    Episodes released fortnightly.
    Guests:
    Zodwa Nyoni (@thefullmoniker)
    Corey Bovell (@tequilablu_1)
    Hosts & Producers:
    Siana Bangura (@Sianaarrgh)
    Christina Nicole (@Chrisynicole)
    English Touring Theatre (@EnglishTouringTheatre / @ETTtweet )

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    TRAILER! Behind The Curtains

    TRAILER! Behind The Curtains

    Behind the Curtains - co-produced by writer, producer and theatremaker Siana Bangura alongside co-host and theatre critic Christina Nicole, in partnership with English Touring Theatre - is a podcast spotlighting the off-stage, behind the curtains roles that are the backbone of theatre. How are writers, directors, sound designers, producers, production managers, movement directors and voice and dialect coaches weathering the storms of uncertainty? How did they get to where they are now? What pearls of wisdom do they have for their peers in the industry and those still looking to enter it? What's race got to do with it? And how do we stay inspired and motivated through the thick and through the thin? Tune in for answers to all of these questions and more!


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