Janice Forsyth meets Rebecca Sharp, to speak about being the first ever Poet-Perfumer in residence at the StAnza Festival of poetry in St Andrews, and The Air that Carries the Weight.
Listen from 1hr 22 minutes for Rebecca.
Writer Rebecca Sharp talks to Rosie Kellagher at the Traverse about being a playwright, a poet and a perfumer! She also talks about the process of taking an idea and then turning that into a poem or a script.
How would you describe your current job and what do you like best about it?
I’m a Composer, Sound Designer, arranger and lecturer. I work with many different people in many different art forms. I love the variety of projects I work on, and the diversity of the people I work
Thanks to family photos loaned by John Campbell The Air That Carries the Weight cast Melody Grove, Alexandra Mathie and Pauline Lockhart get to meet Marion Campbell and Mary Sandeman.
Marion’s book The Dark Twin has been an inspiration for The Air that Carries the Weight by Rebecca Sharp. In the play Marion
Ahead of rehearsals starting for her new work, The Air That Carries the Weight, on 22nd February, we asked Rebecca Sharp about how she made the progression with her script from Rehearsal Room 25 in October 2014 to the final version.
This is the main stage production following on from the
Catriona McKay of Strange Rainbow has kindly shared some of her beautiful music with us, in readiness for our up and coming Rehearsal Room 25 with Rebecca Sharp. Catriona will be working with Rebecca and Muriel during the Rehearsal Room process and performing live during the evenings open rehearsals. Her
Rebecca Sharp is hard at work on the scripts for Little Forks and The Dark Twin, which she’ll be presenting at our up and coming Rehearsal Room at the end of October.
She’s kindly sent us some exclusive extracts of the work to give a flavour of what to expect – enjoy!