Carran Waterfield
Carran Waterfield has over thirty years experience working with some of the most innovative theatre practitioners in Europe. She founded Triangle Theatre in 1988.

Theatre Training
1990 - present Eugenio Barba (Theatre Mentor)
1990 - present Roberta Carreri
(Actor Training)
1994 - present Enrique Pardo (Choreographic Theatre)

1990 - present Ian Cameron (Visual Physical Theatre)
1992 - 2003 Clive Barker Theatre Games (Mentor)
1990 - 2002 Venice Manley (Voice and Song)
1997 Kristin Linklater (Freeing the Natural Voice)
1993 Jonothan Neelands (Educational Theatre)
1992 Badal Sircar - (Ensemble work)
1990 Richard Fowler (Devising)
1990 Torgeir Wethal (Improvisation)
1989 Kozana Luca(Siren Voices)
1989 Jola Cynkutis (Grotowski Practice)
1989 Dek Leverton (Butoh)
1986-1988 Nigel Stewart (Grotowski/Movement/Voice)
1988 The Kala Chethena Kathakali Company (Kathakali)
1987 Jackie Lansley (New Dance)
1987
Rosemary Butcher (New Dance)
1987 Geraldine Pilgrim (Visual Theatre)
1987 Rose English
(Visual Theatre)
1987 Frankie Armstrong, London (Open Voice)
1980 Peter Slade(Child Drama)
1980 - 1986 Coventry LEA (Belgrade TIE)
1978-1979 (Gloucestershire TIE)
1978 ( St Mary's Cheltenham TIE)


DIRECTING: THEATRE
2011 The Hoarse Raven...croaking Shakespeare
Operating Theatre, Melton Mowbray
2010 Birnam Wood RSC Development
2010 To Meet With.... Flash Ley School, Stafford
2007-2009 The Last Women Belgrade Theatre
2009 One Night Only Birmingham
2008 1871 Charlecote Park - National Trust
2008 Nativity: A Servant's Christmas National Trust
2008 A House Full of Characters Charlecote Park
2006 The Glasshouse Kindle Theatre, Birmingham
2006 Chico Talks/The Pollard Trail, Coventry
2006 Chico Talks/The Pollard Trail, Belfast
2006 Don't Play Near the Water Canal Basin Coventry
2005 War is Over Rough Close, Coventry
2005 Beastly Beauties Kindle Theatre, Edinburgh
2005 The Singing Nun Edinburgh
2004 Coventry Kids in the Blitz Coventry, Australia
2004 Kings, Queens, Clowns and Gold Coventry
2004 7777 All Good Girlies Go To Heaven Birmingham
2004 Godiva the Naked Politician USA
2003 Sin Dex Coventry
2003 Whissell and Williams Home Front Training Camp
2003 Veiling Coventry
2002 Dugout! Coventry and Birmingham
2001 The Story of Red Hair Coventry
2000 Millennophobia Birmingham
1998 The Kingdom of Nina and Frederick Coventry
1998 Echoes and Omens Coventry
1997 Candles in the Wind (Threshold Theatre) Coventry
1997 Monsters (Bare Essentials Youth Theatre) Coventry
1996 The Playing Ground (Coventry University) Coventry
1996 Vagrants (Bare Essentials Youth Theatre) Coventry
1995 The Chosen Path (Coventry University) Coventry
1994 Olim West Midlands and Denmark
1992 Dream Weavers West Midlands and Denmark
1990 Sticks and Stones Coventry, London, Russia
1989 The Land of Shapes (Bare Essentials Youth Theatre) Coventry

DIRECTING/PRODUCING: FILM/INTERNET
2009 The Last Women Belgrade Theatre
2008 The Last Women Website

2007 Triangle's Work in Times of War DVD ROM
2006 War is Over (20 mins)
2005 Coventry Kids in the Biltz (35 mins)
2004 Whissell and Williams (26mins)
2004 Dugout! (25 mins )
2002 The Big Picture (20 mins)
2002 Tribute (56 mins)
2002 Godiva, the naked politician (45 mins)
2002 From Archaeology to Art (18 mins)
2001 Journey with the Bare Essentials (6 mins)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2000-present
BA/Post Graduate - Theatre Studies, Media, Performance, Movement Studies, Devising, Voice, Creativity, Community Theatre Practice,
ALRA, University of Manchester, Brooksby Melton College, De Montfort University - Projects
Various Masterclasses for Performers, Directors, Scholars and Museum Professionals

1995-2000
BAQTS/Post Graduate- University of Warwick - projects
University of Birmingham - projects
Coventry University - projects
Creative Partnerships - Projects

1988-present
Teacher Training INSET - Warwickshire, Coventry LEA.
Creative Partnerships

1980- Present
Secondary School Teacher - English, Drama, Media Studies, R.E, Film Studies, General Studies, Humanities, Special Needs, One to One Tuition, Course Director Drama

PERFORMANCE WORK
2006 Chico Talks/The Pollard Trail - LANCE F.S.
2005 War is Over - MRS WILLIAMS
2004 Coventry Kids in the Blitz - MRS WILLIAMS
2004 Godiva and White Riding - GODIVA
2004 Sin, Dex - ARCHAEOLOGIST AND GUIDE
2004 When the Bough Breaks - MRS WILLIAMS
2003 Whissell and Williams - MRS WILLIAMS
2003 På genhør med Nina og Frederick -NINA
2002 Undercover - BIOGRAPHICAL
2002 The Singing Nun DUM FACE
2001 Lovers of the World Unite - NINA
2000 Listen to the Ocean - NINA
2000 The One Hundred and One Dalmatians - CRUELLA
1999 The Quiet Life of Nina and Frederick - NINA
1998 Looking for the Tallyman - GRETEL/TOMMY
1997 My Sister, My Angel - BIOGRAPHICAL
1996 Tales from the Scrapbook- BIOGRAPHICAL
1995 Godiva - GODIVA, LEOFRIC, TOM, HORSE
1994 Tributaries - SINGER
1992 The Dig - MARY
1991 Married Blitz - GWEN
1989 Omega and the Golden Water - MULTIPLE
1979 Macbeth - Gloucestershire Theatre in Education - LADY MACBETH, THIRD WITCH
1979 Hobson's Choice - Gloucestershire Theatre in Education - Alice, Mrs Hepworth

ACTING: FILM
2007 Triangle's Work In Times of War DVD - Mrs Williams
2006 The Pollard Trail - LANCE F.S.
2006 War Is Over - MRS WILLIAMS
2005 Coventry Kids in the Blitz - MRS WILLIAMS
2004 Whissell and Williams - MRS WILLIAMS
2002 Dugout! - MRS WILLIAMS
2002 The Big Picture - NINA
2002 Tribute - NINA
2002 Godiva, the Naked Politician - GODIVA
2002 From Archaeology to Art - MARY
1999 The Quiet Life of Nina and Frederick - NINA
1998 1A The Foyer - NINA
1998 Nina and Frederick in Woolworth's - NINA
1996 Johnny Watkins Walks on Water - ANGEL GABRIEL

AWARDS/FESTIVAL CHOICE
2010
Renaissance West Midlands Best of the West:
The Hour of Death (The Last Women)
2005
Curiosity and Imagination Roots and Wings Award
Coventry Kids in the Blitz
2005
Musuems and Heritage Awards for Excellence - Best Educational Initiative - Coventry Kids in the Blitz
2004
Selection Birmingham Screen Festival - Dugout!
2002
Selection Birmingham Film Festival - Tribute
1992
Edinburgh Scotsman Fringe First - The Dig
1992
Independent Theatre Award Short list - The Dig
1992
James Doel Award - Kevin Skym - Business in the Arts
1990
Best Actress and Most Outstanding Production,
Festival of Experimental Theatre, Volgograd, Russia - Married Blitz
1990
Lloyds Bank Theatre Challenge - Sticks and Stones

 

PUBLICATIONS

Performing Heritage: research, practice & innovation in museum theatre & live interpretation ed Jackson and Kidd (2010)

Waterfield, C., and Talbot, R., (2007) Triangle's Work In Times of War DVD ROM

Watefield, C., (2007) Feminine Theatre: Training the Young Practitioner in Intuitive Performance The Articulate Practitioner: Articulating Practice DVD ROM Performance Research Books

Waterfield, C., (2006) Through the Threshold Total Theatre Explores, Reflections.

Waterfield, C., (2005) Godiva Rides to America The Open Page Number 10

Waterfield, M., (2004) A Suffolk Punch - out of the darkness - the stories which inspired Looking for the Tallyman - introduction and preface by Carran Waterfield

Waterfield, C., and Waterfield M., (2000) Looking for the Tallyman The Open Page Number 4 March

Waterfield, C., (1999) Being a girl and running home The Open Page Number 3 March

Waterfield, C., (1998) How to die Standing - an interview with Eugenio Barba Total Theatre Vol 10 No 3 Spring

Waterfield, C., (1996) In the Steps of the Masters - the Odin Experience Total Theatre Vol 8 No 1 Spring 1996 Bare Essentials

Waterfield, C., (1993) Finding a Square Box for a Triangle Arts Education October

Waterfield, C., (1993) An Encounter with Odin Teatret - an alternative to a training school Total Theatre Vol 5 No 3 Autumn

Waterfield, C., (1992) The Twins and I Mailout Autumn

WORKSHOPS/CONSULTANCY/LECTURES/PAPERS
Staffordshire Creative Partnerships - Creative Partner - December 2009 - May 2010

The Last Women Training and Development Programme January - March 2008 - Programme Director

The Herbert, Coventry 2001 -2008 - Performance Artist in Residence

Challenging Museum Theatre IMTAL Global Conference Belfast September 2008 - performer

Triangle Training Programme November 2007 - Course Leader

Triangle Training Programme February 2007 - Course Leader

Turning the Tides - National Drama - Sydney, Australia - September 2006 - Presenter

Many Players, Many Parts - Victoria Museum - Melbourne, Australia - October 2006 - Presenter

Triangle Training Programme April/August 2006 - Course Leader

Visiting Artist/consultant: The Glass house - Kindle Theatre 2006

Performance, Learning and Heritage Advisory Board Member

Youth Arts Award Adviser 2006 onwards

Creative Partnerships Coventry Archives Canal Project Spring 2006 - Project Consultant

Triangle Training Programme February 2006 - Course Leader

Extending Our Reach - IMTAL Global Conference - The Whissell and Williams Training Camps - October 2005 - National Museum of Australia

The Little Herberts - 2001 - 2005 - Artistic Director

Mentor/consultant - Kindle Theatre 2005 to present

Feminine Theatre - Magdalena - The Articulate Practitioner July 2005 - Aberystwyth University - Presenter

Unlocking the Stories - PALATINE July 2005 - Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester - Presenter

What's in it for us - PALATINE -May 2005 - Oxford Brookes University - Presenter

Museum Theatre Practice - IMTAL Feb 2005 - Presenter

Devising Theatre - University of Birmingham Oct/Nov 2004 Visiting Director

Devising Theatre - University of Birmingham Feb/Mar 2004 - Visiting Director

Transit Festival - Denmark - January 2004 - Presenter

Godiva and White Riding - USA - 2004 - Presenter

Veiling - Women, veils and mythology June 2003 - Course Leader

The Voice in performance - DeMontfort University Oct 2003 - Course Leader and Visiting Lecturer

Undercover - Women and Sacrifice May 2003 - Conference Leader

Artistic Director - Bare Essentials 1989 - 1999

Belgrade Theatre, Snarling Beasties Theatre Company, Fountain Theatre Company The Shysters Theatre Company 1997 - 2000 - Performer and Devising Consultant

University fo Warwick Department of Arts Education 1995- 2000

Thin Line Theatre Company 1997 - Devising Consultant

Threshold Theatre Company 1996 - Devising Consultant

Snarling Beasties 1995-1997 - Devising Consultant

Pathways Theatre Company 1995 - Devising Consultant

University fo Warwick Department of Arts Education - Creating with Artists - 1997 - Course Leader

Creating as Artists - University of Warwick 1995 - Course Leader

Devising Theatre - Coventry University - 1995 - Course Leader

Finham Park School, Coventry 1995 - Drama Consultant

Leicester Haymarket Theatre - 1995 - Movement consultancy

The New York Summer School - Devising Theatre 1994 - Course Leader

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry - The Odin Experience 1994 - Programme Consultant

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry Intercultural Project 1994 - Course Leader

Nottingham Playhouse 1993 - Movement Consultant

Leicester University - Devising Theatre - Straws Conference 1993 - Course Leader

Theatre of the Unemployed 1989 - Movement Consultant

Coventry LEA Drama in Schools - a physical approach - Course Leader 1989-1993

Publications referring to the work of Carran Waterfield, Richard Talbot and Triangle Theatre Company
contact company for copies

Croall, J., (1991) Finding their Voice Getting into Shape Bare Essentials Youth Theatre National Association of Youth Theatres

Barnfather, H., Forshaw, R. and O'Brien R, (2005) -European Insights - Whissell and Williams - Spring Volume 9, No1

Campbell, Patrick George Warburton Campbell (2005)
Integrated voice. An analysis of the propositions of Grotowski, Barba, Staniewski for vocal training and in its application in the preparation of the actor
Federal University of Bahia, Graduate Programme, School of Theatre - School of Dance (in Portugese)

Gardner, L., (1999) Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know, The Guardian 31 July

Hale, S., County Magazine - Triangular Triumphs - Simon Hale - February 1993

Hale, S., (1994) A Mythical Voyage into the Human Soul Birmingham Post - March 5

Hall, N., (2008) White Riding: Milking a Legend Archetypal Psychologies - Reflections in Honor of James Hillman (ed. Stanton Marlin) Spring Journal Inc.

Ind, J., (1992) Playing the courageous child in tackling tough adult issues Birmingham Post September 9

Jackson, A. and Kidd, J. Performance, Learning and Heritage. A research project funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council. (July 2005-November 2008) University of Manchester

Jackson, J. (1993) Venue Managers....what the play's about Arts Management Weekly 14 October

Johnson, P., (2001) - Carran Waterfield's Millennophobia Project: time, space and ritual theatre Drama Conference paper Lyon, France - Spring

Johnson, P., (2004) - Who is the Tallyman? Identity, family history and quantum mechanics in the work of Triangle Theatre - awaiting publication

Johnson, P., (2007) - How to scare the audience and the curator: a new model for museum theatre - awaiting publication

Johnson, P., (2006) Quantum Performance: Scientific Discourse In The Analysis Of The Work Of Contemporary British Theatre Practitioners Phd Thesis Coventry University

Karafistan, R., (2003) The spirits wouldn't let me be anything else... Shamanic dimensions within theatre practice today. New Theatre Quarterly, Cambridge University Press, May.

Ledgard, A., (1996) Mime in Schools report - Mime Action Group

McMullen, M.,(2000) : Cruella DeVil played by Carran Waterfield - Coventry Evening Telegraph feature article

Naish, J., (2002) The Little Herberts - performance at the heart of the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum - an evaluative document

Naish, J., (2002) Dancing on the Wing of a Plane Paper presented Researching Drama Conference, Exeter University.

Naish, J., (2003) Dugout! The Little Herberts Total Theatre Volume 15 Issue 3 Autumn

Talbot, R. The Clown Who Lost His Memory: Multiple Faces of the Clown in Practice and Theory. PH.D (2008) University of Roehampton

Trowsdale, J., (2002) Reconsidering the role of artists in initiall teacher training - Research in Drama in Education Vol 7 No2 2002 (Carfax Publishing)

Trowsdale, J., (1997) Identity - Even if it is a fantasy: the work of Carran Waterfield New Theatre Quarterly Volume 13 number 51 (Cambridge University Press)

Trowsdale, J., (1996) Harnessing the Potential of Artists in Education University of Warwick.

Trowsdale, J., (1996) The search for a new performance form: Carran Waterfield Accounting for the logic of intuition University of Warwick

Trowsdale, J., (1996) Artist in Education Total Theatre Vol 8 No 4 Winter

Wilkerson, J., (1994) Guide to Mime in Education Case study Mime Action Group