Talking All Things “Playful Tiger”

Tony Reekie and Natasha Gilmore Discuss Creating Work for Neurodiverse Audiences

Tony Reekie moderates a talk with Natasha Gilmore, Artistic Director of Barrowland Ballet, who speaks about the production of Playful Tiger at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in Kristiansand. It was an open discussion that explores producing Theatre for Neurodiverse Audiences and it went into specific detail about the triumphs and challenges faced by Scottish company in producing Playful Tiger. You can listen to the complete Artist Talk below and can also click here for Dialogue’s post on Playful Tiger’s partner production made for general audiences – Tiger Tale.

Hana Holloway is an experienced young American educator and theatre artist. Her passion for writing, puppetry, and devising theatre has led her to diverse opportunities in the Performing Arts. She was invited to be a Porter Fellow for the 2019 Theatre for Young Audiences USA conference and was accepted into the apprentice company for the 2017 Williamstown Theatre Festival. She is now a Programme Director for ​‘Lights, Camera, Learn!​‘, a nonprofit that educates and empowers children through the art of filmmaking which has recently brought her to Tunisia, Jordan, Palestine, and Dubai. Hana sees theatre as a transformative art form that has the power to impact change in the world.