What is Theatre and Landscape?

Every year for the past 14 years, in situ: has offered a residential workshop, Theatre and Landscape in site-specific theatre. The current format is that the group – facilitated by artistic director Bella Stewart – spend a whole week in an inspiring location, devising pieces of experimental ‘Theatre’ inspired by the surrounding ‘Landscape’. These are Read more about What is Theatre and Landscape?[…]




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[…]




Learn to Act 3: Tragedy in Performance

Tragedy has been the most powerful and sublime dramatic form since the Ancient Greeks created it. The greatest playwrights from Aeschylus to Beckett and beyond have worked in this medium and produced some of the greatest plays in existence. This spring, in situ: presents a new eight-week course exploring the use of tragedy in performance. Read more about Learn to Act 3: Tragedy in Performance[…]




Learn to Act 3: Staging and interpretation

This summer in situ:, presents an eight-week course exploring ways of making text come alive in performance. Using dialogues from King Lear and Hedda Gabler, we’ll explore Shakespeare’s language and look at more modern psychological approaches to: the staging and interpretation of text, the creation of character, use of space and and interacting with and Read more about Learn to Act 3: Staging and interpretation[…]