Category Archives: Festivals

More success for University Players, Hamburg

by David Crowe on 23 April 2017

Over the Easter period the Manx  Amateur Drama Federation held its festival of full-length plays. Among the entries was Lift Not the Painted Veil, by Julie Lerpiniere and Nigel Harvey, and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (adaptation by Svenja Baumann), combined into a single production and performed by the University Players, Hamburg. The initiative came from Nigel […]

Congratulations to University Players, Hamburg

by David Crowe on 1 August 2016

Following their appearance in FEATS 2015, University Players, Hamburg were invited to take part in the British All Winners Festival in Hertford, which took place at the end of July. FEATS is delighted to report that their production of Invasion by Jonas Hassen Khemeri (translated by Frank Perry) won two awards: the Sydney Fisher Trophy for Backstage, […]

Three awards for ITG in FEATS 2016

by David Crowe on 9 May 2016

The Irish Theatre Group, Brussels, took three awards in FEATS 2016, the results of which were announced tonight. Their production of “The London Vertigo”, by Brian Friel, won first place and also the prize for the best stage presentation; while Brian Foley took the award in the same play for the best actor for his […]

What is the future of theatre and the live performance arts?

by David Crowe on 19 April 2016

At FEATS 2016, Nigel Harvey will be running a special workshop which aims to examine (and encourage!) creativity in FEATS. Here’s what he has to say about it. “FEATS has been a major part of my life since I decided to pursue a career in the performing arts. One weekend every year where I can […]