3RDRO Research Context: Dissemination

The performances: 2010

Up to four performances per day, in both shipping containers, each seating twelve audience members.

13-17 May Norfolk and Norwich Festival

25-29 May Northern Stage, Newcastle

9-12 June The Pulse Festival, Ipswich

16-20 June The Junction, Cambridge

24 June – 30 July 2011 Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

The performances: 2011

Up to six performances per day, in one shipping container, seating twelve audience members. In addition the STRATEGY cell was open to members of the public each day from fifteen minutes before the first performance, until the end of the final performance.

24-28 June 2011 Imagine Festival, Watford

18-28 August 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Escalator East to Edinburgh showcase


Academic talks on 3rd Ring Out:

‘The Dramaturgy of Spontaneity: Sociality in Performance Practice’, conference paper, Improvisation and Social Aesthetics Conference, Music Faculty, McGill University, Montréal, March 2010

‘Imperfect Possibilities: Rehearsing the Impact of future Climate Scenarios’, public talk, the Open University, Cambridge Festival of Ideas October 2010

‘Practising Participation: the Politics of ‘community’ in Social Aesthetics’, Seminar paper, Culture and Criticism MPhil, English Faculty, University of Cambridge, November 2010

‘“(Don’t) look behind you!” Attention, Distraction and Participation in Theatres of Modernity’, conference paper, The Stimulated Body and the Arts: the Nervous System and Nervousness in the History of Aesthetics, Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease, Durham University, February 2011

‘3rd Ring Out: Practising not Preaching for a Sustainable Future’, Education Panel, Guiyang Ecoforum July 2011

‘Dramatizing climate change’: presentation as part of a Round Table for the Open University interdisciplinary Mediating Change group, April 2011

‘The challenges of rehearsing the future’ for the Climate Histories Interdisciplinary Discussion Series, CRASSH, June 2013.


Public talks on 3rd Ring Out:


Berlin Theatertreffen International Forum, May 2009

Cambridge Festival of Ideas, October 2010

Peking University (Baida), Beijing. October 2010

Climate Week event organized by Arts and Business in Norwich, March 2011

British Council Berlin Cultural Leadership event on ‘partnerships’ March 2011

Art and Coastal Change – Suffolk Coast Futures, Aldeburgh, May 2011

Xin Danwei, Shanghai: cultural and media centre, July 2011

Peking University (Baida), Beijing, July 2011


Round Table with NGOs at the British Council, Beijing, July 2011


Round Table at the British Council, Beijing, July 2011


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