Sarah Crompton: Dance can't continue to function in a self-enclosed bubble
Sarah Crompton reflects on Liam Scarlett's dismaying Frankenstein and how the Royal Ballet should help to find effective ways of storytelling
Ben Hewis: 'Could a younger audience have saved Show Boat from sinking?'
By Ben Hewis
With Show Boat cutting short its voyage, our deputy editor considers the downfalls of not bringing a younger crowd into certain shows
Gareth Farr: 'Training for the stage must be as current as possible'
By Gareth Farr
Head of Acting at ArtsEd Gareth Farr explains why he commissioned two brand new plays from Matthew Dunster and Jessica Swale for his students to work on
Matt Trueman: The Shed has laid the blueprints for a new National Theatre
As the National Theatre's Temporary Theatre shuts its doors, Matt Trueman looks at the space's legacy
Matt Trueman: festivals are a fruitful format for change
Matt Trueman looks at why festivals are good for both artists and audiences
Lanre Malaolu: Hip Hop and British theatre aren't worlds apart
By Lanre Malaolu
As dance festival Breakin' Convention opens at Sadler's Wells the actor and co-founder of Protocol Dance Company explains how Hip Hop and theatre compliment each other
Matt Trueman: Shakespeare Live! gave us Shakespeare the poet
Reflecting on the weekend's broadcast and celebrations, Matt Trueman says Shakespeare was nothing if not a man of the theatre
Shakespeare400 in Stratford-upon-Avon: A wonderful assortment of oddities
Michael Davies reports back from a weekend of Shakespeare 400 celebrations in Stratford-upon-Avon
Matt Trueman: Why do young actors plump for small spaces?
Though Kit Harington is about to open on the West End, our bigger stages are mostly led by older actors: Kenneth Branagh, Ralph Fiennes, Timothy Spall, says Matt Trueman