10 episodes

Hosted by different members of The Bohemians Theatre Company. Join us as we chat to directors, arrangers, musical directors, choreographers, actors and more about the challenges and joys of creating work with Actor-Musicians.

The Bohemians is an Actor-Musician Theatre Company dedicated to telling stories where music is at the heart of the creative process. We re-invent classic tales and challenge social issues in fun, educational and ridiculous way. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE. Find out more about us via www.thebohemiantheatre.com

Busk It‪!‬ The Bohemians Theatre Company

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Hosted by different members of The Bohemians Theatre Company. Join us as we chat to directors, arrangers, musical directors, choreographers, actors and more about the challenges and joys of creating work with Actor-Musicians.

The Bohemians is an Actor-Musician Theatre Company dedicated to telling stories where music is at the heart of the creative process. We re-invent classic tales and challenge social issues in fun, educational and ridiculous way. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE. Find out more about us via www.thebohemiantheatre.com

    The Bohemians ‘Busk it‘ with Emma Rice and Ian Ross

    The Bohemians ‘Busk it‘ with Emma Rice and Ian Ross

    In episode 10, The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Emma Rice and Ian Ross discussing their work as Director and Composer for Kneehigh and Wise Children.
     


    Emma Rice is the Artistic Director of Wise Children having previously run the Globe and Kneehigh. Her work includes The Red Shoes, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Tristan & Yseult for Kneehigh, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, at the Globe, Romantics Anonymous, Malory Towers, Baghdad Cafe and Wise Children for Wise Children to name a few.


     


    Ian Ross is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and Music Director from Bristol. Ian Ross has composed the music for Twelfth Night at the Globe, The very Old man with Enormous Wings, Wise Children, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk to name a few. Ian is also the Head of Music at Wise Children and was recently the Music Director on The Girl From the North Country.


    Hosted by Benji Mowbray and Abigail Middleton


     


    Editing and Theme Music by Elliot Mackenzie

    • 47 min
    The Bohemians ‘Busk It!‘ with Tim Godwin and Tom Attwood

    The Bohemians ‘Busk It!‘ with Tim Godwin and Tom Attwood

    In episode 9, The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Tim Godwin and Tom Attwood discussing how they create work for PMLD audiences.


    After working extensively as a performer in shows like Les Miserable Tim Godwin became an educator, facilitator and producer making music-theatre for and with a variety of audiences including those with Autism Spectrum Diagnoses and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties


    Tom Attwood is a Music Director, Composer, Performer and Sound Designer having worked on a variety of projects over the last 20 years including The History Boys at the National Theatre, Kiss Me Kate at the Watermill, and is currently working on One Man Two Governors with The Bolton Octagon to name but a few. He currently teaches on the Actor-Musicianship course at Rose Bruford and is a regular collaborator with Tim.
     

    Hosted by Elliot Mackenzie and Abigail Middleton


     


    Editing and Theme Music by Elliot Mackenzie

    • 48 min
    The Bohemians ‘Busk It!‘ with Jennifer Rooney

    The Bohemians ‘Busk It!‘ with Jennifer Rooney

    In episode 8, The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Jennifer Rooney. Jennifer Rooney is a Northern Irish choreographer whose knowledge of a variety of dance styles has meant that she has worked in a wide range of places over the last 20 years including the Lyric theatre, Belfast, (working on Good Vibrations, Gulliver's Travels amongst others) Northern Irish Opera, and a host of west end and London venues and drama schools. Her choreography can be seen in the channel 4 hit series Derry Girls and she was also the resident movement director on Once at the Phoenix Theatre.

     
    Hosted by Elliot Mackenzie and Abigail Middleton


     


    Editing and Theme Music by Elliot Mackenzie

    • 43 min
    The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Flying Bedroom Theatre

    The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Flying Bedroom Theatre

    We are excited to share the seventh episode in our new Podcast series, ‘Busk It!’ where we interview and chat to industry professionals about creating Actor-Muso work.


     


    In episode 7, The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Flying Bedroom Theatre. We talk to Mischa Jardine, Mary Johnson and Ruby Brown from Flying Bedroom Theatre about their experiences of forming a new theatre company and being multidisciplinary artists.
     
    Flying Bedroom are a collective of students currently studying at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Flying Bedroom consist of seven theatre makers, who specialise in different areas: actor-musicianship: (Mischa Jardine, Michael Needle, Chloë Dickens and Mary Johnson), designer-puppeteers (Ruby Brown and Bea Viña) and composer Natalie Roe.


     
    Hosted by Benji Mowbray and Sophie Bevan


     


    Editing and Theme Music by Elliot Mackenzie
     
    Additional Editing by Joel Nash

    • 51 min
    The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Hanna Khogali and Emma Fraser

    The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Hanna Khogali and Emma Fraser

    We are excited to share the sixth episode in our new Podcast series, ‘Busk It!’ where we interview and chat to industry professionals about creating Actor-Muso work.


     


    In episode 6, The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Hanna Khogali and Emma Fraser. We talk about their experiences as Actor-Musician understudies.
     
    Hanna Khogali is an Actor-Musician who trained at Guilford School of Acting and has performed in Moll Flanders at Mercury Theatre Colchester, swallows and Amazons at York theatre Royal and was an onstage swing in the Uk Tour of Once.
     
    Emma Fraser is also an Actor-Musician who trained at Mountview and has performed at Theatr Clwyd, the London Palladium, was in the Uk Tour of Footlose, Return to the Forbidden Planet at the Gatehouse and was also an Onstage Swing and Understudy for the UK Tour of Once.


     


    Hosted by Elliot Mackenzie and James Hastings


     


    Editing and Theme Music by Elliot Mackenzie

    • 49 min
    The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Jordan Li-Smith

    The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Jordan Li-Smith

    In episode 5, The Bohemians 'Busk It!' with Jordan Li-Smith. Jordan is a composer, writer as well as being an award-winning MD/Orchestrator. His credits include Assistant MD on City of Angels at the Garrick, musical director of the UK premier of Preludes at the Southwark Playhouse and on-stage MD in the actor-musician production of Ragtime at the Charing Cross Theatre

    Hosted by Elliot Mackenzie and Rachel Benson 

    Editing and Theme Music by Elliot Mackenzie

     

    • 44 min

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