Sustainability is key to everything we do at Kilter. Everything we encounter in our day to day work has a sustainability angle. We always consider our options: sometimes it takes us longer to get things done, sometimes it costs more money, sometimes its not what we feel like doing and sometimes we get it wrong! But over the years we have become known as experts in our field, pioneering a new way of making theatre in an inherently wasteful industry!
This blog deals with some of the things we encounter…
On paper, touring a show is an innately sustainable activity. Rather than inviting the nation’s theatre-going public to traipse a collective journey of potentially hundreds of thousands of miles to a central theatre venue, probably in London, you instead take one troupe of travelling players to venues in numerous smaller … Continue reading
By Guest Blogger, Production Assistant & Chef Extraordinaire, Emily, whilst away at a devising retreat in very rural Beaford, Devon Kilter is away, making and creating The Last Post. It’s a five day devising extravaganza with lots mental and physical exertion. With all that output we’ve learned it’s really important … Continue reading
Our latest project, The Last Post, has been awarded a grant from Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts programme. We can now plough ahead with plans to develop a body of touring work on the great dying art and etiquette of letter-writing! Watch this space for news of our … Continue reading
When we set up Kilter back in 2007, there were very few theatre companies thinking about the environmental impact of their productions, and even fewer building SD messages into the content of their work. Well, times they are a chagin’. In May, Kilter attended a day of discussion, debate and … Continue reading
There is now a new seasonal episode online for every month until October! It’s not too late to discover why Easter is actually called Eostre! Then there’s Pinch Bum Day, Midsummer, St Swithun’s & Lammas, all told with January’s usual droll wit and March’s style & panache! Continue reading