Rash Dash

TWO MAN SHOW CROWDFUND THANK YOUS
thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you
5 July, 2016

We’ve just launched a crowdfund for our new show Two Man Show. If you haven’t seen it already, it’s here:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/two-man-show/x/14211090#/

Already, you’ve been extraordinarily generous and we want to say THANK YOU to these people

Helena Lymbery, Sean Casey, Allan Wilson, Lizzie Franks, Jo Herbert, Richard Smith, Florence Hall, Beatrice Ray, Laurence Cook, Adam Charteris, Jimi Mithell, Lauren King…

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TWO MAN SHOW: WEEK FOUR DIARY
31 May, 2016

In the room: Abbi, Helen, Becky & sometimes Oli (designer), Katharine (lighting designer), Elisa (exhibition designer)

This week was about

being naked/bare (not nude)

being/playing men

getting a first draft of the show ready to show a small invited audience of loved ones, and then hearing what they thought/felt

BEING BARE

***SPOILER ALERT***

We’re going to be totes nakes in…

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TWO MAN SHOW: WEEK THREE DIARY
25 May, 2016

I find myself being at my most superstitious during a making process. There are a few factors this is based on:

1. It’s not going to be a show that we’re really proud of unless we go through hell making it

2. We have to have changed our minds and started again at least twice

3. If it feels easy…

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TWO MAN SHOW: WEEK TWO DIARY

Northern Stage, Newcastle In the room: Abbi, Helen and Becky

Week two of the process, and I head up to Newcastle to dive in to my week one. I travel up from Manchester on the Sunday night to join Abbi and Helen in Mary’s house. I get the luxury of my own room; a cosy attic nook at the top…

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TWO MAN SHOW: WEEK ONE DIARY
21 May, 2016

Northern Stage, Newcastle In the room: Helen and Abbi

It’s the first time it’s been just the two of us in a room together since we made Oh, I Can’t Be Bothered. We’re at Northern Stage’s Raby Street space, which is huge, and has lots of stuff in it.

The stuff that happens to be in a room…

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Women in Theatre
We are women who work in theatre. Some thoughts on what that means to us, and if/why it is relevant.
19 March, 2014

I wrote this is January the morning after seeing Blurred Lines at The Shed, a show that explores the roles available to women,  both in the entertainment industry and beyond…

Helen Goalen

Each of the three core members of RashDash is a woman. The female identity of the company is both crucial and inevitable. It is who we are. It…

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The Ugly Sisters
One of the worst things a woman can be called today is ugly.

I wrote this for exeunt in Jan 2014, just as The Ugly Sisters opened at Soho Theatre.

Abbi Greenland

In 2012 we decided to make a cabaret. In its first scratchy incarnation, the ugly sisters were lipsticked, ball-gowned, vain, trivial bitches. The story was boring and said nothing about real women and the real world. It was just a…

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The Porn Project
thoughts on porn and sex and making a show about porn and sex. EXPLICIT CONTENT.
8 January, 2014

I wrote the following a while ago, when we’d just finished our first stage of development on The Porn Project. Since this time, the concept of the show has grown and changed a lot. But we wouldn’t have got there without this bit of the process. So the below is still relevant, I hope. It’s about how i’m navigating…

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The Frenzy
A scrapbook of lyrics and thoughts/mumbles on making a show for outside

This is a collection of lyrics, images, thoughts from making the FRENZY.

We made the show for Lyric Square, Watford High Street, Under the Cutty Sark in Greenwich, and Latitude Outdoor Theatre Stage.

‘Then streams the earth with milk, Yea, streams With wine and nectar of the bee, And through the air dim perfume…

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