Sightlines logo and '13-25th July, a performance and wellbeing festival'
Sightlines logo and '13-25th July, a performance and wellbeing festival'
Sightlines logo and '13-25th July, a performance and wellbeing festival'
Sightlines logo
13-25th July, a performance and wellbeing festival

In Focus

Spotlight: Aminita Francis
 23 Jul

Sightlines spoke to the joyous Aminita ahead of a work-in-progress performance of their brand-new show I-Loop premiering as part of the festival this Saturday!

LUNG and the potential of verbatim theatre
 22 Jul

Harriet talks to Helen Monks from LUNG Theatre as well as other theatre makers about the way that verbatim theatre ignites creativity, hope and a need for change

Sightlines Festival: Volunteer Perspective
 21 Jul

With a BA, an MSc and a PhD in Psychology and a keen interest in theatre and music, Marios Theocharopoulos was perfectly positioned to volunteer with us as our Wellbeing and Mental Health Volunteer. He has written a blog based on his experience of the first week of the Festival

Clowning and Wellbeing
 20 Jul

Sightlines spoke to a trio of clowns, Lucy Hopkins, Helen Duff and Lorna Rose Treen, to find out more about how the playfulness, acceptance and mindfulness of clowning has had a positive impact on their wellbeing.

Class Privilege in Participatory Arts
 15 Jul

Niki Karia explores the issue of class privilege in performance: speaking to facilitators and participants of youth theatre programmes about the gap between participants and the professional side of the industry and the organisations trying to combat this dichotomy.

Reseting the culture around invisible illness
 11 Jul

Harriet Corke investigates how invisible illness impacts our experience of creative spaces.

Sexual Wellbeing and Performance
 09 Jul

Harriet Corke talks to comedian and creator of the Come As You Are Podcast, Helen Duff, about making performance based on your sexual

Talking Tragedy Without Traumatising
 06 Jul

Nikita Karia speaks to theatre director and writer, Emily Aboud, about telling stories that decolonise, collective trauma and mocking the oppressor.

Combating Loneliness: The Rise of Twitch in Lockdown
 01 Jul

Ahead of his Twitch themed event, stand-up comedian/poker player/Joke of the Fringe award winner Ken Cheng speaks to Sightlines about the streaming platform and what makes it special.

Why a performance and wellbeing festival?
 22 Jun

Festival Director Katrina talks about where the idea for Sightlines came from and what the festival aims to explore.