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Register now for September auditions with Wing It and Floodlight

Auditions now for Wing It & Floodlight

Grenoble-based youth theatre Wing It and sister organisation Floodlight are currently casting for their upcoming English-language productions. Hélène, Vicki and Katie tell us more. Continue reading Register now for September auditions with Wing It and Floodlight

Wing it Productions reveals all (or almost)

Wing It Productions logo

Grenoble Life talks to Hélène Perrin-Gouron, Vicki Bernard and Katie Coakley – aka Wing It Productions – a new English theatre group for secondary school pupils in and around Grenoble. Continue reading Wing it Productions reveals all (or almost)

Upstage presents Arthur Miller’s The Crucible – review

A detail from The Crucible poster

Camille Bromley reviews the Upstage production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, running at Ste-Marie-d’en-Bas until Saturday March 19. Continue reading Upstage presents Arthur Miller’s The Crucible – review

Upstage 2011 – cast and crew profiles

The Upstage 2011 cast and crew

The cast and crew of Upstage – an English theatre group comprising students at Cité Internationale Europole in Grenoble – share their experiences as rehearsals gather pace for this year’s production: Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, Ste-Marie-d’en-Bas, March 15–19. Continue reading Upstage 2011 – cast and crew profiles

Upstage presents ‘Loot’ and ‘Mountain Language’

Upstage 2010

Grenoble Life’s Camille Bromley was in the audience at Ste-Marie-d’en-Bas for this year’s Upstage theatre production: Joe Orton’s Loot and Harold Pinter’s Mountain Language. Here’s what she has to say. Continue reading Upstage presents ‘Loot’ and ‘Mountain Language’

English Talk Radio – March 10

Upstage website

The March 10 English Talk Radio show was recorded at the Cité Scolaire Internationale de Grenoble, and includes an interview with the director, the cast and the crew of Upstage, which is putting on two plays: Loot by Joe Orton and Mountain Language by Harold Pinter, performing March 22–27 at 7:30 pm at the Théâtre Ste-Marie-d’en-Bas. Continue reading English Talk Radio – March 10

English Talk Radio – February 24

Microphone. Photo: hiddedevries

English Talk Radio is a talk show in English on 90.8 Radio Campus Grenoble. We talk about film, theatre, finance, restaurants, travel, and have a variety of topical guests. We are four presenters: Kristine Minski talks about finance, Christina Menez talks about China, Mary Zaccai talks about student issues, and Vivian Draper – animatrice/rédactrice – hosts the show. Every Sunday at 12.30pm, and every Wednesday at 7pm on 90.8, Radio Campus Grenoble and live on www.campusgrenoble.org – and also here on Grenoble Life. Continue reading English Talk Radio – February 24

Learning English through drama at Stendhal

Looking For Sam, March 10-11, 2010

Caroline Schlenker instructs the acting class for students in the English department at Stendhal. She talks to Grenoble Life about staging plays with her students, teaching English through drama, and this year’s production, Looking For Sam, March 10-11. Continue reading Learning English through drama at Stendhal

Upstage – outstanding English theatre in Grenoble since 1993

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A montage of Upstage publicity

David Simpson is producer and director of Upstage, an English Theatre Group comprising students at Cité Internationale Europole in Grenoble. Now in its 18th year, this annual play has established a tradition of outstanding comedy that draws a diverse audience from the local community. James Dalrymple met him over a pint or two – as British expats are often found doing – at O’Callaghan’s Irish Pub, to discover more about the history of Upstage and plans for next year’s production. Continue reading Upstage — outstanding English theatre in Grenoble since 1993