All Posts (238)

Sort by

Typical Girls: Punk Perfection

9669068464?profile=RESIZE_710x

Typical Girls is a thrilling play about five women in a specialised prison unit who come together along with their music teacher Marie played by Lucy Ellinson to learn songs of the all-female punk band The Slits, to later perform at a concert. 

After

Read more…
Views: 22
Comments: 3

Where it Started (Acting Bio).

Born in West London, then moving to Kent, Leicester and now Sheffield, I have been blessed to have been exposed to a wide variety/forms of art and been lucky enough to have indulged in several parts of unique and rich culture within each city. I beli

Read more…
Views: 30
Comments: 1

Typical Girls and it's unique theatre style.

Last week, we attended our first performance of hopefully many at Sheffield's most popular in-the-round theatre, The Crucible. Typical girls breathed a breath of fresh air into the space. Involving music and well written characters, it was a really e

Read more…
Views: 15
Comments: 2

New Beginnings at Endcliffe Park

During welcome week we travelled to Endcliffe park with the acting students from every year. This was a very fun experience and really helped me come out of my shell. This was important to me because I am a shy person and it can take me a while for m

Read more…
Views: 16
Comments: 4

Her Journey to us, the wait.

This was my first workshop study at University, I took part in a workshop with Juwon and learnt about the historical and political sides of emigration whilst also studying a poem called Originally. We spoke about ways in which we would speak and rela

Read more…
Views: 10
Comments: 4

Typical Girls: A better School of rock

Two years ago, we were told by Boris Johnson that we needed to adapt our lifestyle in order to save ourselves and the NHS due to covid. While we were stuck inside watching TV and ordering Chinese takeaway; the theatre industry was in peril. Theatre v

Read more…
Views: 9
Comments: 1

An Untypical Start: Review and Reflect

"Start as you mean to go on". Considering recent experiences at Sheffield hallam Univeristy, that is how i would describe my first few weeks on the BA Acting & performance course. Covid has been a fact of life for so long that finally being able to c

Read more…
Views: 25
Comments: 3

Typical Girl(s)

Why are you crying?! Is it because Typical Girls directed by Róisín McBrinn was that incredible? Or Terrible? No! This was me after waking up from a fevered nap 30 minutes late to watch it with my classmates. A typical girl you could say, never on ti

Read more…
Views: 19
Comments: 3

Welcoming Little Amal

The walk project is about a little girl called Amal who is a refugee and she is going on a journey from Turkey to Europe, stopping in Sheffield and Manchester along the way. In representation of Amal there will be a puppet that is 3.5 metres. Amal is

Read more…

Typical Girls is one of the best shows I've seen. This wasn't only down to the fact that the acting, writing and stage design was impeccable, but because Typical Girls is extremely female, it has a completely female cast, singing songs from a complet

Read more…

About Blog

What is this page for?

You can use this page to share news. This might including show reviews, personal updates, thought pieces, reflections etc.

Not what you're here for?

Add an event

+ Share an opportunity

pink, pink, pink !


in the first week or two of this moudle we would start building our websites, putting everything we would need to reach and show casting directors and agents. 

I was lucky and had already built a mostly finsished website in my previous…

Read more…
Views: 16
Comments: 0

First year reflection


Coming here I was already prepared in terms of this module. In college we made websites and shot showreels and headshots, when this module started I really did want to refine my brand and website as I knew there was still much more I could do to…

Read more…
Views: 20
Comments: 0

"a cabbage?!"


"feels like fragments of a mosaic" - The Guardian 2019 is a beautiful way of describing this play.

When me and Mae were first told we would be doing a duologue together we were really pleased. We know we are reliable and can work well…

Read more…
Views: 22
Comments: 0

Voice actors needed for audio comedy!


Second year screenwriting students need voice cast for their audio narrative series:

Gene B. Hammerfist - Middle aged, cocky and narcissistic (The host of the radio show "Hammerfisted")
 
Clive - The shows producer…
Read more…
Views: 6
Comments: 0

Mankind's Soundboard


We were given an instruction and introduction to Foley sound, the art of creating sound effects using sometimes bizarre methods that actually create rather genuine sounds. A particular example of this bizarreness was to use the crunching of…

Read more…
Views: 6
Comments: 0

bubbles


Today we experimented with foley sound. This was my  first experience doing things like this. This morning we learned about how the experts use different things to create everyday sound. " using everyday objects to create realistic sound effects,…

Read more…
Views: 15
Comments: 1

(I)t came from outer space...


Our newest piece of work was the creation of an audio performance, an audio tour to be specific. The brief was to create one based on the Sheffield ampitheatre that combined actual historical facts as well as some original information, which is…

Read more…
Views: 26
Comments: 1