We talk to David Simpson and Julie Valade of Upstage about the upcoming production of Black Comedy and a one-off performance of Rêverie. The Life and Loves of Claude Debussy. Continue reading Upstage 2013 presents ‘Black Comedy’ and ‘Rêverie’
We chat to Hélène, Katie and Vickie of Wing It Productions about a new play they are putting on at Théâtre Prémol with young people from the Grenoble area.
Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple met with Grenoble’s foremost English theatre group, Upstage, to find out about their 20th anniversary plans. Here is what he has to report. Continue reading Upstage marks 20th anniversary with 39 Steps
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
As the Junior High students at Cité Scolaire Internationale start rehearsals for the annual pantomime, Grenoble Life catches up with some of the cast.
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
Hélène Perrin-Gouron is part of the team that puts on the annual pantomime with students at Cité Scolaire Internationale (CSI). She talked to Grenoble Life about costumes, props, music and risqué double-entendre … Continue reading Never Never Land comes to Grenoble — the annual panto at CSI
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