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Date / Time: Sunday 14th April

Duration: 10.00 - 11.30

Venue: Leicester Adult Education College

Practitioner: Ali Pidsley | Barrel Organ

Being in a Gang: Making Work as an Ensemble

Location: Leicester Adult Education College 

Room: 21

What does it mean to be part of an Ensemble? What makes a good and productive working environment for an Ensemble? How important is it for an Ensemble to have a shared vision? What even is an Ensemble? One of the founding members of NSDF Alumni Company Barrel Organ leads a session on making work collaboratively and establishing key principles for working together.  

Ali is a Director and Theatre-maker from Yorkshire. He is a co-founder of Barrel Organ who came through NSDF in 2014. As a Director, Ali's credits include 'NOTHING' and 'Some People Talk About Violence' with Barrel Organ, 'A Girl in School Uniform (Walks into a Bar)' by Lulu Razcka at the New Diorama and 'Blasted' by Sarah Kane at Styx.