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The Voices Project

The Voices Project

By March for The Arts

The Voices Project is a series of interviews with people from all across the creative industries who are being affected by the pandemic, brought to you by March for The Arts. We discuss how these professionals got into the arts and what the arts means to them; how their work is being affected by ongoing restrictions; how useful help has been from the government and what they see as the way forwards.
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4: Sam Avery and Alexandra Hofgartner

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7: Lizzie Nunnery
7: Lizzie Nunnery
This week Liz and Becky are joined by Lizzie Nunnery, Lizzie is a playwright, musician and screen writer - and we spoke about how the pandemic had been effecting her and her partner, and the importance of community and youth arts.  Hosts for March for The Arts: Becky Webb & Liz Barker Guests: Lizzie Nunnery http://www.nunnerynorheim.com Cover Art: Caitlin Clough (@originalmanuk) Want to get involved with The Voices Project? Find out more info here: https://www.marchforthearts.com/voices-project March for The Arts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marchforthearts Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/marchforthearts Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8IexxIeSqW1pKl6w7pUC4Q Website: https://www.marchforthearts.com Email: info@marchforthearts.com Inspired by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
46:08
November 19, 2020
6. Angela de Castro - Clown in Charge and Artistic Director of the Why Not Institute
6. Angela de Castro - Clown in Charge and Artistic Director of the Why Not Institute
This week Liz and Becky are joined by Angela de Castro an award winning clown, theatre practitioner, actor, director and speaker. De Castro is the Clown in Charge and Artistc Director at the Why Not Institue and we spoke about her career in the arts, what she has been doing to keep going through the pandemic and what the future might look like. There is some explicit language in this week's podcast and there is some very honest discussion about mental health and for one brief moment there is mention of suicide. If you or anyone you know are struggling with their mental health right nowplease know you are not alone, we have a list of well being and mental health resources on our website at https://www.marchforthearts.com/post/mental-health-support-through-the-crisis  Hosts for March for The Arts: Becky Webb & Liz Barker Guests: Angela de Castro  Check out the Why Not Institute:  Twitter @WhyNotInstitute  Facebook /TheWhyNotInstitute  https://www.thewhynotinstitute.com Cover Art: Caitlin Clough (@originalmanuk) Want to get involved with The Voices Project? Find out more info here: https://www.marchforthearts.com/voices-project March for The Arts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marchforthearts Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/marchforthearts Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8IexxIeSqW1pKl6w7pUC4Q Website: https://www.marchforthearts.com Email: info@marchforthearts.com Inspired by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:08:28
October 29, 2020
5: Backstage Special with Steph, Antony and Anna
5: Backstage Special with Steph, Antony and Anna
Aaaaaannnnd we're back! After a short break we're so glad to return with The Voices Project Podcast. This week Liz and Becky are joined by 3 backstage freelancers, Steph, Antony and Anna. We spoke about the ever changing regulations and rules of indoor performance, how different backstage jobs are affected by the pandemic and what the prospects are for returning to some kind of normality. This interview was recorded at the beginning on September but it's just as relevant now.  The Voices Project is a series of interviews with people from all across the creative industries who are being affected by the pandemic, brought to you by March for The Arts. We discuss how these professionals got into the arts and what the arts means to them; how their work is being affected by ongoing restrictions; how useful help has been from the government and what they see as the way forwards. Hosts for March for The Arts: Becky Webb & Liz Barker Guests: Steph Carter Anna Souter Antony Claas  Antony and Anna make amazing face coverings, you can find out more on their instagram: @a.and.a.facecoverings  Cover Art: Caitlin Clough (@originalmanuk) Want to get involved with The Voices Project? Find out more info here: https://www.marchforthearts.com/voices-project March for The Arts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marchforthearts Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/marchforthearts Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8IexxIeSqW1pKl6w7pUC4Q Website: https://www.marchforthearts.com Email: info@marchforthearts.com Inspired by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:05:08
October 22, 2020
4: Sam Avery and Alexandra Hofgartner
4: Sam Avery and Alexandra Hofgartner
This week Liz and Becky are joined by Sam Avery and Alexandra Hofgartner. Sam is the Artistic Director of the Comedy Trust and a stand up comedian who was half way through a national tour when lockdown hit. He talks about the pros and cons of trying to do outreach over the internet during lockdown with The Comedy Trust and some of the more unique lockdown gigs he's been offered.  Alexandra is the Artistic Director of The Decedant Rabbit and a co-producer for The Ministry of Burlesque. She is a multitskilled practitioner who directors, performs, teaches, produces and more. Becky and Alexandra discuss online cabaret, protecting small venues and the impracticalities of teaching under covid restrictions.  The Voices Project is a series of interviews with people from all across the creative industries who are being affected by the pandemic, brought to you by March for The Arts. We discuss how these professionals got into the arts and what the arts means to them; how their work is being affected by ongoing restrictions; how useful help has been from the government and what they see as the way forwards. Hosts for March for The Arts: Becky Webb & Liz Barker Guests:  Sam Avery (@learner_parent)  http://www.thelearnerparent.com/ Alexandra Hofgartner (@ahoftgartner / @alexandra_hofgartner)  https://alexandrahofgartner.com/ Cover Art: Caitlin Clough (@originalmanuk) Check out: https://www.thecomedytrust.com/ https://www.komedia.co.uk/bath/cabaret/the-ministry-of-burlesque-cabaret/ The Decadent Rabbit Twitter: @decadentrabbit  Want to get involved with The Voices Project? Find out more info here: https://www.marchforthearts.com/voices-project March for The Arts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marchforthearts Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/marchforthearts Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8IexxIeSqW1pKl6w7pUC4Q Website: https://www.marchforthearts.com Email: info@marchforthearts.com Inspired by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
50:05
September 17, 2020
3: Grace Gallagher and Rachael Smart of Ugly Bucket Theatre
3: Grace Gallagher and Rachael Smart of Ugly Bucket Theatre
This week Liz and Becky are joined by Grace and Rachael who are the amazing team that is Ugly Bucket Theatre. Ugly Bucket fuse clown, techno and verbatim to bring hilarious and hard hitting pieces of work to the stage. Their past productions include Bost Uni Pluse, a show about post  university depression, Two Clowns One Cup which explores women's sexuality and their most recent piece of work is Good Grief, a show about  grief. We talk about their journey over the past three years as a company, how their devising and creative process works, how that has  changed during lockdown and the work they now want to make.    The Voices Project is a series of interviews with people from all across the creative industries who are being affected by the pandemic, brought to you by March for The Arts. We discuss how these professionals got into the arts and what the arts means to them; how their work is being affected by ongoing restrictions; how useful help has been from the government and what they see as the way forwards.   Hosts for March for The Arts: Becky Webb & Liz Barker  Guests: Grace Gallagher and Rachael Smart   Cover Art: Caitlin Clough (@originalmanuk)   Check out Ugly Bucket:    Website: https://uglybuckettheatre.wixsite.com/mysite   Twitter: @UglyBucket  Facebook: /uglybuckettheatre  Instagram: @UglyBucketTheatre   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt8HxHdbFTwPuew4JKH8HSQ    Check out ABC: https://homemcr.org/production/abc-anything-but-covid/    Want to get involved with The Voices Project?  Find out more info here: https://www.marchforthearts.com/voices-project  March for The Arts:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marchforthearts  Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/marchforthearts  Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8IexxIeSqW1pKl6w7pUC4Q Website: https://www.marchforthearts.com  Email: info@marchforthearts.com    Inspired by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
52:45
September 10, 2020
2: Andy Dockerty
2: Andy Dockerty
This week Liz and Becky are joined by Andy Dockerty who is the Managing Director of Adlib. Adlib is a lighting, sound and visuals hire, sales and installations company who have seen all of their current and future work disappear overnight due to lockdown. Andy built Adlib from the ground up and the company now employs over 160 full time members of staff and works on large scale events including many international music tours and large festivals. He has also been a key organiser for the action group #WeMakeEvents. We talk about how he built Adlib from just him and a PA system in a transit van to being the industry leader it is today, we discuss #WeMakeEvents and we delve into what draws people into the technical and production side of the industry and the skills and passion it takes.  The Voices Project is a series of interviews with people from all across the creative industries who are being affected by the pandemic, brought to you by March for The Arts. We discuss how these professionals got into the arts and what the arts means to them; how their work is being affected by ongoing restrictions; how useful help has been from the government and what they see as the way forwards. Hosts for March for The Arts: Becky Webb & Liz Barker Guest: Andy Dockerty Cover Art: Caitlin Clough (@originalmanuk) #WeMakeEvents: https://www.plasa.org/we-make-events/ Adlib: https://www.adlib.co.uk/ Want to get involved with The Voices Project? Find out more info here: https://www.marchforthearts.com/voices-project March for The Arts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marchforthearts Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/marchforthearts Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8IexxIeSqW1pKl6w7pUC4Q Website: https://www.marchforthearts.com Email: info@marchforthearts.com  Tracks: Inspired by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
34:16
September 10, 2020
1: Alexi Papadopoulos and Jacob Butler
1: Alexi Papadopoulos and Jacob Butler
This week Liz and Becky are joined by Alexi and Jacob who are actors that recently graduated from Alra North. Lockdown has seen all of their work dry up, and we chat about what got them started in acting, what it's been like to try to produce work during the pandemic, and what they think the way forwards is. The Voices Project is a series of interviews with people from all across the creative industries who are being affected by the pandemic, brought to you by March for The Arts. We discuss how these professionals got into the arts and what the arts means to them; how their work is being affected by ongoing restrictions; how useful help has been from the government and what they see as the way forwards. Hosts for March for The Arts: Becky Webb & Liz Barker Guests: Alexi Papadopoulos (@alexiwashere), Jacob Butler (@jacob96butler) Cover Art: Caitlin Clough (@originalmanuk) Jacob's Poem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19iOTvsrOs4 Check out Casino Improv: @CasinoImprov Want to get involved with The Voices Project? Find out more info here. March for The Arts: Facebook // Twitter // Youtube // Website  info@marchforthearts.com Tracks: Inspired by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
35:23
August 27, 2020
The Voices Project Trailer
The Voices Project Trailer
New podcast brought to you by March for The Arts as part of the Voices project. We interview people from all over the arts and talk about what lockdown has been like for them. We talk about why and how they got into the arts, what the arts means to them, what lockdown has been like and if they've had any support or been able to carry on making work and what they think the future holds. From theatre, music, outdoor performance, comedy, participatory arts, gigs, and more the whole arts has been affected by this pandemic and the way the government are responding.  The podcast is hosted by Liz Barker and Becky Webb from March for The Arts. Songs used: Inspired by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
00:60
August 22, 2020