#librarianTheatreVoices Daisy Jorgensen
Poet / Actor / Facilitator Daisy trained as an actress at Guildford School of Acting, she writes beautiful poetry and shares how writing has helped navigate her way through the world and provided a refuge from big city life. She's currently collaborating with fantastic charity DHI to support vulnerable and isolated people in the community to find their feet after trauma, addiction and homelessness. Daisy: After moving to London I found
The Green Ship - Casting Brief Directed by Alexander Lass, and adapted collaboratively through a devising process with the designer and acting company, this exciting new piece of writing is to be the first ever stage adaptation of “The Green Ship”, a beautifully illustrated children's story by Sir Quentin Blake, the first Children's Laureate. We specialise in touring to council, community and school libraries, and have over 40 venues booked across England in May/June 2019. We
Rachel Darwood Freelance Stage Manager / Bookworm Rachel Darwood works tirelessly as a freelance Stage Manager (and has worked on several Librarian Theatre tours). I've seen her keep her head when everyone around her is losing theirs, endure some of the most taxing theatre digs, and even calmly tape her ear back together after a lamp fell on her head. This week I wanted to look behind the bright lights of theatre and get a glimpse of what life is like for those in the wings.
Okay, so England may not have fared quite as well as we dared to hope in the World Cup... but so far we've completed seven performances if our Henry V , and England has won the Battle of Agincourt every single time! Each night, a coin toss decides who is to play Henry and lead the charge - for those keeping count, we're so far up to 5-2 (Tom/Kelly), with three performances left to play for. We're nearing the end of our time at the Bristol Shakespeare Festival - so if you're