TOTOL – Theatre of the Oppressed Laboratory

16th February, 2016 - Posted by Gavin - Comments Off on TOTOL – Theatre of the Oppressed Laboratory

This week Karen talks about her experience of our TOTOL group: On Wednesday 3rd February we held our first session of a new group – TOTOL, Theatre of the Oppressed Laboratory. It was playful and fun with the group often commenting that we should not forget that the work should be fun. The session started […] Read More

InterAct

9th February, 2016 - Posted by Gavin - Comments Off on InterAct

Active Inquiry has been lucky enough to be working in partnership with The Thistle Foundation for the past 5 years on a project called InterAct. This project works with young people in special schools in Edinburgh and Mid-Lothian and their families to explore¬† options for life after school. The project has 3 main parts: Firstly […] Read More

Using Objects

1st February, 2016 - Posted by Gavin - 1 Comment

This week Emily talks about our training workshop looking at the use of objects in theatre: Our 8 core company members took part in a fantastic workshop this Saturday facilitated by Symon Macintyre from Vision Mechanics on using objects in theatre making. Big thank you to Symon! We looked at taking everyday inanimate objects and […] Read More

What does the Active Inquiry Company Do?

1st February, 2016 - Posted by Gavin - Comments Off on What does the Active Inquiry Company Do?

This week, Company Member Dave Poyner reflects on our recent 4 days together as a Company: The Active Inquiry company members have been together this past weekend, doing development work. This was an opportunity for team members to talk about the different community groups we’ve been working with, and to do some training together, We’ve […] Read More