3 November 2016

Simplicius Rehearsals in Photos

The cast and creatives of Simplicius Simplicissimus are nearing the end of week 5 of rehearsals. As we begin the stage rehearsals at the Lilian Baylis Studio in Sadler's Wells, we take a look back at some of the photos from the last 3 weeks of rehearsals at Lilian Baylis House - English National Opera. …

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16 May 2016

INDEPENDENT OPERA at Sadler’s Wells presents its 2016 Director Fellow

We are pleased to present Polly Graham as the INDEPENDENT OPERA Director Fellow for 2016. …

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2 November 2015

Biedermann rehearsals in photos

The cast and creative of Biedermann and the Arsonists are entering week 5 of rehearsals, and we are excited to share some photographs from the rehearsal room at 3 Mills Studios.  …

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26 August 2015

“What would you do if a pair of suspicious-looking strangers enter your home”

What would you do if a pair of suspicious-looking strangers enter your home uninvited and then ask for shelter? Would you throw them out? Call the police? Would you try to be diplomatic and avoid a physical confrontation? These are the challenges put before an audience in Biedermann and the Arsonists. The stable domestic world of the Biedermanns, a respectable, prosperous couple, is destroyed because of their inability to combat the serious threat posed to their home and local community. Blind fear, social embarrassment, middle-class guilt and moral paralysis all combine to drive Herr Biedermann and his wife towards compromising with and ultimately submitting to this new power that has infiltrated their home.  …

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6 November 2014

Director Fellowship Workshop Auditions

Workshop auditions for the 2015 and 2016 Independent Opera Director Fellowships took place at the National Opera Studio on November 5th and 6th, 2014. …

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