The Play's The Thing Theatre Company

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Our aim is to produce thought provoking and exciting theatre. This is often about work that deals with difficult subjects. Our belief is that it is the theatre that gives us time to think about, discuss, understand and perhaps make some sense of the darker aspects of human existence and experience. This can be achieved in many ways and it is often through comedy and dark humour that we can find coping mechanisms. As well as providing Milton Keynes with excellent theatre experiences, the company also tours

We are also seriously committed to training, professional development and education. We run regular workshops, master classes and acting courses which are open to professional and non professional actors. We offer training for business people using role play, forum theatre, voice coaching and creative thinking. We also plan and facilitate bespoke corporate training days or we can provide actors for role play for events already planned. Our theatre in education department provides sessions for GCSE, A Level and the International Baccalaureate on set texts and key practitioners such as Stanislavski, Brecht, Grotowski, Artaud, Boal and Stafford Clark. We can also provide sessions on Theatre of the Absurd, Commedia dell’arte and devising new work


Connected mandy members:

Sarah Wanendeya
2019, Becoming the Invisible Woman, The Woman
MK Gallery Milton Keynes
Colin Jeffery
2017, Ghosts, Jacob Engstrand
Ryan Vernel
Ryan Vernel
Actor
2017, Austerity, Albert Shires/Gerald Barry
Clare Gollop
Clare Gollop
Actor
2016, The Wedding Party, Aella
The Theatre Space
Sarah Dyas
Sarah Dyas
Actor
2015, Marmeladas, Helen
Kristina Buikaite
2015, Marmeladas, Brigita- Carer/ Photographer
Char Brockes
Char Brockes
Actor
2015, Marmeladas, Sister
Alice Herz
Alice Herz
Actor
2015, Marmeladas, Mother
Director's Home
Kerry Willison-Parry
2015, Abigail's Party, Susan
The Stantonbury Theatre
Andy Watkins
Andy Watkins
Actor
2015, Abigail's Party, Laurence Moss
Stantonbury Theatre
Michael Page
Michael Page
Technician
2014, The Wedding Story, Sound Operator
Tristan Bates Theatre.
Christien Bart-Gittens
2014, Romeo & Juliet, Romeo
Danny Quinn
Danny Quinn
Actor
2014, Romeo & Juliet, Apothecary, Watchman & Fight Scenes
Stantonbury Arts & Leisure Trust Theatre
Michael Page
Michael Page
Technician
2014, Pristine in Blue, Sound and light Operator
Arts Central, Milton Keynes
Sheetal Kapoor
2014, Pristine in Blue, Sabeena (lead)
Arts Central MK
David Hemsted
2014, Pristine In Blue, Laurie
Arts Center, Milton Keynes
Danny Quinn
Danny Quinn
Actor
2014, Our Country's Good, Event/Exhibition Designer
Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes
Michael Page
Michael Page
Technician
2014, Old Times, Sound Operator
Stantonbury Campus Theatre, Milton Keynes
Benjamin Archer
2014, A Wedding Story, Robin
The Tristan Bates Theatre
Rachel Dobell
2014, A Wedding Story, Evelyn
Tristan Bates Theatre, London

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