Listening to the Space
Ben Harrison, Co-Artistic Director of Grid Iron, outlines the company’s process and approach to site-based work, which they have practiced from their Edinburgh home and across the world over two decades. An informal discussion illustrated with video clips and with time for a question and answer session at the end.
Ben joined Grid Iron in 1996, since when the company has won 28 awards for its work. From 2004-2007 he was a Director of the Dutch theatre company Muztheater. Recent work includes Peter Pan for 360 Entertainment, Biding Time (Remix) for Tromolo Productions and the Tailor of Inverness for Dogstar. For Grid Iron include ‘Letters Home, The Authorised Kate Bane, What Remains, Spring Awakening, Huxley’s Lab, Tryst, Yarn, Once Upon A Dragon; Roam (Grid Iron/NTS/BAA Edinburgh International Airport; The Story of the Death of Najib Brax (Grid Iron/ British Council in Beirut); The Devil’s Larder; Naw Nader Men Al Houb (Grid Iron/British Council in Amman); Those Eyes, That Mouth; Variety; Fermentation; Decky Does A Bronco; Monumental; Gargantua; The Bloody Chamber and Clearance.