Blogs by Sophie Ivatts

Life after press night

May 24, 2012

Apologies again for my appalling cyber silence over the last few weeks! They have been manic to say the least!

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Moving to Fairyland

March 30, 2012
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So with a week to go before we move up to Stratford, we have started running the whole play.

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International Women's Day

March 27, 2012

In the run up to International Women's Day some of our female cast and creatives have been interviewed for the RSC website, to talk about women and theatre.

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Ahem

March 22, 2012

So... err, ahem. Yes, I have been rather quiet of late. As soon as rehearsals kicked off proper, it became clear that things which were once everyday occurrences (watching TV, replying to emails, updating my blog!) were now rare luxuries that time would not afford me.

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Job 3 - Turn up for First Day of Rehearsals at least 15 minutes early

February 17, 2012
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We started rehearsals with a meet and greet and then got stuck in to our first two weeks of workshop: improvisations, games, team-buliding exercises, etc.

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Preparations

February 16, 2012
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In the run-up to Christmas I head down to the British Library. It takes them some convincing of my worthiness of a permanent reader's card, and in the end I have to bring out the secret weapon (RSC headed note paper).

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The Assistant Director

February 14, 2012
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'And what exactly is an assistant director?' is the usual response when I try to explain to people what it is I do 'for a living'.

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