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Gallery and podcast: RTYDS assistant director, Belle Streeton

By | Artist Development, Podcast

Throughout the summer Middle Child have been joined by the wonderfully talented Belle Streeton, on an assistant director placement with the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS).

Her time with the company and Hull Truck Theatre picked up on an original three-month long placement that was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

During Belle’s placement she spent time in rehearsals with the company of we used to be closer than this, our first live, in-person performance in over 18 months, featured in Anete Sooda’s photographs below.

You can also listen to a mini-episode of the Middle Child Make Theatre podcast, featuring Belle in conversation with guest host, Jenni Harrison, about her placement.

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Listen now: Middle Child Make Theatre podcast with Daniel Ward

By | Podcast
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Ever wanted to know more about our creative process, how we make award-winning gig theatre and run a national portfolio organisation?

Then Middle Child Make Theatre is the new podcast for you and yer ears.

Every episode artistic director, Paul Smith, will chat with one of our many collaborators about the nuts and bolts of theatre, from receiving notes to writing a policy, all from our perspective as a touring company based in Hull.

The first episode is now available to stream on Soundcloud and Spotify, featuring award-winning writer and performer, Daniel Ward.

The Canary and the Crow writer takes us through his day-to-day writing process, receiving notes, responding to previews and criticism and preparing for roles as an actor.