Theatre And Landscape Goes To Brittany

In late summer 2016 in situ: held its usual week-long residential course, using landscape – natural and manmade – as the inspiration for experimental art and theatre. However this year, for the first time, we ventured abroad… Here are some of the participants’ thoughts and feelings about the experience. What originally motivated you to sign Read more about Theatre And Landscape Goes To Brittany[…]




Tim Penton in Decameron

The Measure for Measure Project

In January 2017 we launch The Measure for Measure Project, another in our series of one-term courses centred around Shakespeare’s work. Participants on the course then have the opportunity to continue to performance in summer 2017. What does the course involve and what’s it like to participate? These are the thoughts and feelings of some Read more about The Measure for Measure Project[…]




Voice is the Muscle of the Soul

The Voice is the Muscle of the Soul: a new course from in situ:

Tutor/director Richard Spaul talks about in situ:’s upcoming course, Voice is the Muscle of the Soul. Sue Quilliam: Richard, the title of this course is intriguing. What does it mean? RS: It’s a quote from Alfred Wolfsohn, a pioneer in Voice Exploration. He felt that the voice was the main ‘soul’, or expresser of human Read more about The Voice is the Muscle of the Soul: a new course from in situ:[…]




Ghost Stories… mysteries unveiled

A dark winter night. An atmospheric medieval chapel. A lone narrator who delivers chilling tales and haunting songs. When I saw ‘Ghost Stories’ I was left feeling wholly entranced, appropriately unsettled, the memories lingering. Just the effect a good ghost story should have. I was also left feeling curious. I wanted to know more, and Read more about Ghost Stories… mysteries unveiled[…]




What is “un-named”?

Un-named is our latest project. The six cast members have worked together for a year under the guidance of artistic director Bella Stewart. These are some of the performers’ thoughts and feelings about the work. What’s the topic of Un-named? “We started by broadly looking at the topic of ‘feral children’ – children raised in Read more about What is “un-named”?[…]




“Being an Actor” – In Situ: and Hamlet

“Being an actor”. The phrase summons up all kinds of images. Laurence Olivier declaiming the Bard. Jobbing actors unpacking their weekly suitcases in provincial repertory. Grinning West End performers taking their thirteenth curtain call. And the sort of waspishness which has given “amdram” a bad name” “Being an in situ: actor” is none of these Read more about “Being an Actor” – In Situ: and Hamlet[…]