Kate Wyver

Kate Wyver

Biography

Kate Wyver is a freelance journalist, who writes about theatre for publications including the Guardian

Recent Articles

Choreographer Gary Clarke: 'As a child, I had passion and drive. Adding technique gives you longevity'

Choreographer Gary Clarke: 'As a child, I had passion and drive. Adding technique gives you longevity'

From humble beginnings in Grimethorpe, choreographer Gary Clarke has carved out an impressive career in dance. He tells Kate Wyver about his ‘bonkers’ new 15-minute film But Living for a venue close to his heart – the Lawrence Batley Theatre
Director of BBC Arts Jonty Claypole: 'The gap between media and the arts has closed significantly'

Director of BBC Arts Jonty Claypole: 'The gap between media and the arts has closed significantly'

The BBC’s Culture in Quarantine programme has ensured audiences across the UK have continued to get their culture fix during lockdown. Director of BBC Arts Jonty Claypole tells Kate Wyver about becoming “a stage for the nation” and rumours that the Corporation’s primary arts channel BBC Four is at risk
GDIF – 'The festival needs to reflect stories of the people and places’

GDIF – 'The festival needs to reflect stories of the people and places’

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival artistic director Bradley Hemmings tells The Stafe about reimagining the festival
Second Coming: how Jesus Christ Superstar made it back on stage

Second Coming: how Jesus Christ Superstar made it back on stage

When the government announced that outdoor performances could resume on July 11 with two days’ notice, many venues were caught by surprise. Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s Timothy Sheader and William Village explain how they revived a socially distanced concert version of their hit show
‘Through experimentation we’re going to come to innovation’

‘Through experimentation we’re going to come to innovation’

Electric Dreams festival co-producers Mark Atkin and Tom Millen explain how they hope a combination of video games, film and theatre can help produce the kind of audience connection missing from ordinary streaming
École des Sables' take on Pina Bausch: 'It will make the screen explode'

École des Sables' take on Pina Bausch: 'It will make the screen explode'

Senegalese dance school École des Sables, Sadler’s Wells and the Pina Bausch foundation were due to tour a revival of The Rite of Spring until lockdown hit. Kate Wyver finds out about a unique production and how it lives on online
Creation Theatre: ‘Zoom lets us do things we couldn’t in the real world’

Creation Theatre: ‘Zoom lets us do things we couldn’t in the real world’

Oxford-based Creation Theatre’s next project is an ambitious AI version of Alice in Wonderland. Chief executive Lucy Askew and director Zoe Seaton tell The Stage why Zoom is working for them
Simon McBurney: ‘It is clear – above all else – that we need to begin again’

Simon McBurney: ‘It is clear – above all else – that we need to begin again’

Ahead of acclaimed show The Encounter being streamed, Simon McBurney talks about harnessing technology that put him in the middle of the audience’s head
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