‘Drive By’ – Immersive Theatre, is it for you?

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 • Ryan Byrne

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October 2015 brought about my most exciting and challenging opportunity yet; I was cast in a one to one performance piece, Drive By, that was to feature in Hope Street Ltd’s On The Verge Festival ‘15. Having previously stage managed one to one performances, acting in one was something completely …

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Time to talk, time to change!

Saturday, February 13, 2016 • Ryan Byrne

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Helping tackle the issues of mental health and the stigma associated with it is no small task. It is an undertaking that could easily be imagined as a marathon of serious and somber conversations with incredibly gloomy individuals. Time to Talk Time to Change at the Liverpool Everyman theatre couldn’t …

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The Arts: What’s the point?

Saturday, February 13, 2016 • Ryan Byrne

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Drama graduates. What’s with all the awkward questions? As a recent graduate of Drama there are a few things that happen to me on a very regular basis. One of the weirdest things is how I talk of my dissertation with affection and slight nostalgia compared to Chemistry students crumpling …

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The Northerner and the Pup

Friday, February 12, 2016 • Ryan Byrne

The Northerner and the Pup

As a northerner born and bred in the harsh hills of the Yorkshire Dales, my life has been filled with a string of family pets; namely dogs. When I say dogs, I mean worker breeds. Traditional breeds…Proper dogs. These ranged from breeds associated with ratting like border terriers to hunting …

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