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Empathy Kickstarter Day

Getting Started

Our Trainee TYA producer/programmer, Esther, gives us the rundown on the Narratuves of Empathy Resilience project. The first in a series of blogs, photos and videos charting the journey of this exciting new program.

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BLOG: Adapting to online creativity in lockdown

Stephen Beeny, Half Moon’s Communications Manager, looks back to the start of lockdown and how Half Moon adapted to online creativity to keep families and young people engaged, entertained and inspired.

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BLOG: Hugo White interview

We caught up with Hugo White, award-winning songwriter, musician, producer and founding member of the The Maccabees, to ask him about his music for Dust, a new play by Laura Dockrill.

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BLOG: Laura Dockrill interview

We caught up with award-winning children’s author and illustrator, Laura Dockrill, to find out more about her latest play, Dust.

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BLOG: James Wakefield

James attended Half Moon in his teens as a participant and also worked at the theatre early in his career; his daughter now attends our Youth Theatre. In this blog, James talks about his time at Half Moon and also about the importance of our work to offer young people vital access to the arts that may not otherwise exist.

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BLOG: The House That Jackson Built interview

Justin Coe is a performance poet who is driven by a passion to connect people with poetry and poetry with people. We caught up with Justin to find out more about the show, the inspiration for the story, and what audiences can look forward to.