Managing creatives and innovation

Thinking about the way theatre companies organise, I did some reading into management theory. I was recommended to Gareth Morgan’s book, Images of Organization (Sage, 1986).  In it, he outlines a view that the way organisations think about what they do depends on metaphors, drawn from other realms: so there’s a mechanistic view: the organisation … Read more

A new website

Through an unfortunate series of events, my previous site (creatingtheatre.com) managed to get deleted. This is a replacement; and will contain some of my original material. It’s also an opportunity to repurpose the site. Whereas the last one reflected its origins as a place where I reflected on my work at Rose Bruford and as a freelance … Read more

Jean-Claude le Cabillaud

Perhaps the epitome of the modern celebrity, Jean-Claude has made a significant contribution in a wide variety of fields. He first shot to prominence as a backing singer to Robbie Williams on Charles Trenet‘s La Mer, he added his own quality to the chansonier’s oeuvre. He went on to create a celebrated Sci-Fi creation with … Read more