Dani Harvey

I'm a first year, single honours Drama student. I've been making videos on my YouTube channel, DaniSurname, for almost 2 years and don't see myself stopping in the near future. My other interests are street photography (currently) and reading (classics but not too classic, i.e....

QM Students taking part in the ‘Calm Down, Dear’ Festival

Emily, Lizzie and Sophie, from Queen's Others, in full make-up and costume for 'Are You Ready for Your Close Up'.

Technically underway (though with most of the shows starting this coming week) is the Calm Down, Dear festival at Camden People’s Theatre. Why is this exciting? Apart from it being an awesome-looking collection of feminist theatre work it also features some students from our very own Queen Mary!

Are You Ready for Your Close Up is a piece exploring sexism in the film industry, focusing on the experiences of female actors, and will be on during the festival at 9pm on the 6th of October. While I must point out that I am perhaps a little biased, being friends with Queen’s Others as the group are known, Are You Ready for Your Close Up is all set to be a wonderful piece of immersive theatre.

In the supportive spirit of QM Drama, I sat down with Queen’s Others to chat about the show and help get people interested!

Get tickets here!

Official statement about the piece: ‘Queen’s Others is a contemporary theatre company comprised of Queen Mary University students. As part of our professional debut, we have created an immersive theatre piece exploring the relationships of women and film. We were inspired by George Kuchar’s I, An Actress, both by content and aesthetic.’

 

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