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Work Experience Diary | Zane “I have been treated as if I was another colleague”

Our work experience student Zane Jawad tells us about his time at the Bush Theatre.   In the weeks leading up to my work experience placement, I was very excited. Even at this age (14), I know that working in theatre is something that I want to do. I love the atmosphere in theatres and the…

Thank you to everyone who has been supporting #BuildARocket so far we have loved having you in! Shout out to… https://t.co/3W1KCMLk5F
SJT On Tour
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19 Aug

Work Experience Diary | Tomek “one word to describe the Bush”

Our work experience student Tomek Goodwin tells us about his time at the Bush Theatre. One word to describe the Bush. Amazing. I have done a lot and seen things that would help me in the future. Now let’s go to the start of the week Monday. When I first came in, I felt I was really…

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Vinay Patel
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18 Aug

Work Experience Diary | Shania “the best place for anyone creative”

Our work experience student Sania Ramnarine tells us about her time at the Bush Theatre. That first day, I just remember being incredibly uncertain of myself. Completely unsure that I would even like it, I’m more of a performer myself, and in the weeks running up to my placement, I was plagued with this unyielding thought…

Work Experience Diary | James “Do yourself a favour, and go to the Bush”

Our work experience student James Murtagh tells us about his time at the Bush Theatre. What. A. Place. Spending a week here has been both fascinating, hugely informative and, importantly, great fun! Upon my arrival on Monday morning I was greeted by friendly smiles and the welcoming community atmosphere of the Bush. Holly, the Community Producer,…

Windrush Legacy: the silencing of past work by artists of colour

Work Experience Diary | Jessica ” a superb experience for me”

Our work experience student Jessica Burrows tells us about her time at the Bush Theatre. When I stepped out of Shepherd’s Bush Market station on Monday morning, I was thrilled by the hustle and bustle of the people rushing past. Slightly apprehensive, I crossed the road and approached the door to the Bush Theatre. As I waited…

Remembering Grenfell: One Year On

Winsome Pinnock’s Leave Taking Preface: “Reaching out for life in a new country”

Work Experience Diary | Celina “It just felt right to be at the Bush”

Our work experience student Celina, from Germany, tells us about her time at the Bush Theatre. I stood in front of the building for at least five minutes before I entered it, trying to observe the feeling. Nervous, yes. But excited. Which outweighed the tension, luckily. A thousand questions on my mind. Will you understand…

Meet the Actor | Sarah Gordy Q&A

Meet the Cast: Jellyfish by Ben Weatherill

Meet the Writer: Kalungi Ssebandeke

Bush Favourite Reads: Caribbean Diaspora

Arinzé Kene’s Misty Preface: “What’s a black play?”

Meet the Cast: Leave Taking by Winsome Pinnock

Book Launch: Once In A Lifetime

5 Reasons You Should Know About Winsome Pinnock

Misty: The Music Behind Arinzé Kene’s Play

Work Experience Diary | Myla “I honestly hadn’t the slightest idea what to expect”

Your Thoughts: The B*easts

BushGreen Live Events Jan-Apr 2018

Want more from your theatre trip? Join us for free post-show Q&As, panel discussions and informal theatre chats this season. These live events will aim to provide you, and especially solo attenders, the chance to find meaning through conversation and reflection upon our work. We will ask big questions about the world now: from the nuance of…

Announcing Our Project 2036 Artists for 2018

Emerging Writers’ Group: Playwriting Tips #1

Your Thoughts: The Believers Are But Brothers

Why writers’ faces matter: “A radical interpretation of what theatre looks like now”

Zain Dada, our Community Intern, on why seeing the faces of the writers we programme matters. He looks forward to the Bush Theatre’s 2018 Season. “Diversity,” a term so egregiously applied that its usage has become a tired refrain in the arts and cultural sector.  Once arts institutions, galleries and theatres catch on to terminology, language…

Meet the Playwright: James Fritz

Meet the Director: Jude Christian

Winsome Pinnock introduces Passing the Baton

Meet the Writers: Announcing the Bush 2018 Season

Madani Younis, Bush Artistic Director, Introduces the Bush 2018 Season Monica, Javaad, Ben, Estelle, Arinzé, Vinay, Jaz and Winsome. These are our writers: bold, fresh voices that drive to the heart of what it means to be all the kinds of people you see everyday in our city. Some of their names may already be…

Community Intern Diary | Zain Dada #2

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