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Josephine Lane (Facilitator & Documenter)

Josephine Lane (Facilitator & Documenter)
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Josephine is a Theatre Facilitator, Director and Producer from London. Her specific interests are in the Theatre in the Criminal Justice System, Theatre as Rehabilitation, Inclusive Theatre and Youth Theatre. A creative and dynamic practitioner with a good sense of humour, Josephine has worked across a variety of companies and settings all over the UK, with experience of working in Prisons and with Young Offenders to improve communication skills. Other recent projects have included Aladdin: The Pantomime with Herts Inclusive Theatre and Lewisham Youth Theatre’s gala performances.

Space Rocks

Space Rocks, produced by Flying House (South Africa) and directed by Athena Mazarakis, follows the characters of JoJo and Jinks as they journey into Space from their bedroom, in search of a better planet. The video below (6 minutes) gives...

Sounds from Rocking the Cradle

On Thursday 25th May 2017, I visited the Rocking the Cradle festival, hosted by Magnet Theatre as part of ASSITEJ's Cradle of Creativity. In the following audio clip (2 minutes), you can hear snippets from...

Audience Reactions

FTH:K's What Goes Up…, directed by Jayne Batzofin, is a gentle and playful piece that uses South African Sign Language to explore "the physical and emotional scopes of all things Up and Down". Having been created for...

Production Pitches and Questions of Quality

On Wednesday, 23rd May, 2017 I attended the Producer’s Bazaar as part of the Cradle of Creativity. A day of networking, performances and discussions, the Producer’s Bazaar was an exciting and thought-provoking experience. The...

A Toolkit of Theatrical Devices

Using film techniques to tell theatrical narratives. From the production: It’s Dark Outside (dir. Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs, Tim Watts) Paying homage to both Film Noir and Western movies, torches and shadow work were used in It’s...

From Sensory Dramaturgy to Double Diamond Devising

The Cradle of Creativity has seen Theatre-makers from around the world sharing some exciting tools and techniques. The Write Local, Play Global workshop offered participants a taste of "Sensory Dramaturgy", while Samantha Provenzano and Ally Tufenkijan...

Theatre for Social Change at iThemba Labantu – A Reflection

The Focus Day on Theatre for Social Change, held at the iThemba Labantu Community Centre in Philippi township near Cape Town, involved a range of different speakers talking about their work across the globe. What interested...
Maloza – The Man Cub and Magical Theatre

Magical Theatre

Maloza - The Man Cub (dir. Bruno Cappagli, Margherita Malonazzi, Thokozile Mwale, Simon Kamanga, Andrew Lungu) is a fast-paced, energetic and visceral adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, co-produced by ASSITEJ Zambia & La...
Interview with Reeves Collins

Embracing “Good Crazy” at Coming Full Circle

I went to see Coming Full Circle, a talk and documentary screening delivered by Jenny Anne Koppera. During her speech, Koppera spoke of establishing herinternational Theatre company, Spinning Dot Theatre. She began with the...

An Illuminating Experience at It’s Dark Outside

It’s Dark Outside (dir. Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs & Tim Watts) is a stunning piece of Theatre in every way, exploring Alzheimer's and dementia in a deep and powerful manner. Having never seen a play about...