Three Kingdoms by Simon Stephens is a blackly entertaining and unsettling detective story cum parable about the devil in us all, international human trafficking and the changing state of Europe. The Class of 2018 will work with director Tom Hughes to revive the play, for the first time since its debut at the Lyrics Hammersmith … Continue reading THREE KINGDOMS by Simon Stephens returns to London
All plays of IF217 have now had their premieres with Indigo and 30 Days of Blood having opened tonight! What a mystical and bloody night it has been. The conceptual world of Indigo, directed by Magdalena Skerencak, opened its soul to the crowds whilst the melodic period-driven 30 Days of Blood, written and directed by … Continue reading IF217 Rolling High!
The 2nd night of The Second Annual International Festival of New Work could yet again turn on the red lights for another two SOLD OUT shows. Generation Z or Uncertainty of a Scattered Mind directed by Eduardo Almeida had the audience rocking to Green Day for a moment of euphoric participation with the actors on … Continue reading IF217 continues with a sold-out Corbett Theatre!
The Second Annual International Festival of New Work at East 15 Acting School or simply IF217 has opened colourfully with lots of buzz at the Corbett Theatre today. Two SOLD OUT shows, Telephone directed by Claire Wilson and Central (Story) Line directed by Daniela Atiencia were beautifully received by audiences who gave the latter a … Continue reading IF217 Opens to Sold Out Shows!
Can't make it to IF217 opening tonight? Worry not! We are going LIVE this week streaming all shows Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (not Saturday!) You can watch all the shows live on e15international.com/live These shows are live and therefore the editing is live, but at least you won't miss in on the action. See … Continue reading We are going LIVE!
The article below is written by Claire Wilson, Director and Writer of "Telephone" showing at the 2nd annual International Festival (2017). Wilson talks about the themes of the play, her inspiration and directing her actors into the desert. There’s something about a desert—the smell of sand in the air, and the feeling of really wide … Continue reading Fate is Arbitrary, The Desert is Magic. Let Claire Wilson, writer of “Telephone” explain.
The official artwork posters for every show debuting at IF217 are out. Enjoy them!
The BA Acting (International) Class of 2018 is proud to present its first film material. These short scenes / showreels were filmed under the direction of Marcus DF White, with cinematographer Matt Ashford and Sound Engineer Lorena Cervera Ferrer. They were filmed on location, in Loughton (Essex) in June 2017 as part of the second … Continue reading Showreels are out!
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply.” This quote, from Stephen R. Covey, expresses director Tongchai Hansen’s approach to the rehearsal process of 17 Days in America, and not only applies to the actors but to himself. His ethos requires the director to listen as … Continue reading Two human beings trying to communicate in “17 Days in America”
Question: What do blood, vegan jokes, and musical interludes have in common? Answer: 30 Days of Blood! “The whole thing started with the image in my head of a girl covered in blood. I didn’t know how it got there – it just was. As I started exploring this girl further, I was fascinated by … Continue reading Love, Lust, Anger, Aggression and Women in a bloody play