Reminiscence: a workshop for people affected by dementia

by Claire Bolderson

21 April 2017

A man and a woman sit opposite each other in the centre of the Morris Space, Park Theatre’s airy, top-floor rehearsal room. Silently, using gestures and animated facial expressions they tell the story of a train journey. All appears to be going well until the woman gets up from her seat to visit the loo. There, to her obvious mortification, the “door” (actually a large piece of cloth) falls open to reveal all. Laughte…

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Talking (and Signing) about Theatre and Disability

by Andrew Wilson

28 November 2016

It was a day of hope, frustration, and a lot of laughter – much more laughter than I expected to find in an event called "Reshaping our Future: Theatre and Disability."Co-hosted by Graeae Theatre Company, UK Disability History Month (UKDHM), and Park Theatre, the day's aim was to “bring together Artistic Directors, Producers, Managers, Casting Directors, Writers and Actors... to encourage the inclusion of disability in plays and explore best practice to help us work inclusively with the growing pool of disabled and deaf artists, to embrace a truly diverse an…

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INTERNSHIP AT PARK THEATRE

by Chelsea Collins

Tuesday, 28 January, 2014

If you’re thinking about applying for an internship with Park Theatre, I highly recommend it.  My experience with the Park Theatre family is one I wouldn’t trade for anything.  It was my first time in London, hailing from New York, and I was nervous. The Park Theatre family was welcoming and made adjusting that much easier for me. I had a lot of fun working with the lovely people that make up the Park Theatre team and thoroughly enjoyed my time being a part of it.            The Park Theatre team is small; y…

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WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE

by Park Theatre

Friday, 1 February, 2013

If you’ve gone past the theatre in the last week you may have noticed something a bit different emerging in our window.  If you haven’t gone past, I strongly recommend you do. The result of a lot of hard work and energy is a sight that will undoubtedly chase away the January blues and bring colour to the unrelenting cold and grey we’ve all been putting up with. In December, we did a call-out for designers to work with local schools or youth groups to create an installation to sit in our shop window so that while we finish the build you have some…

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