The Composite Mind
The Composite Mind: Maaza Mengiste
Season 1, Ep. 6
Our guest for episode six is novelist and essayist Maaza Mengiste.She is the author of the novel,The Shadow King, which was shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, and was a 2020LA TimesBook Prize Fiction finalist. It was named best book of the year by, amongst others, theNew York Times, NPR,Elle,Time.She is the recipient of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, the Premio il ponte, and fellowships from the Fulbright Scholar Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Creative Capital. Her work can be found in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Granta, The Guardian, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and BBC, among other places.Our chat includes Maaza's creative process, discoveries along the way of a ten year writing journey and how hard it is to choose a Chet Baker track for the guest curated playlist.For more information on Maaza Mengiste head over to her website https://www.maazamengiste.comFurther information can be found atwww.roughhousetheatre.com/thecompositemindincluding the guest inspired Sportify playlist and how you can support the podcast and its future production.
The Composite Mind: Rowena Alice
Season 1, Ep. 5
Our guest for episode five is DJ and Broadcaster Rowena Alice.As well as DJing live gigs, Rowena is the presenter of Incoming on Islington Radio and Riot Diet on Boogaloo Radio.Our chat navigates Rowena's creative journey to date and kicks off with some very satisfying chat about rescue dogs. As expected, Row also offers up two absolute bangers for the guest curated Spotify playlist.Islington Radio can be found here.Boogaloo Radio can be found here.Further information can be found atwww.roughhousetheatre.com/thecompositemindincluding the guest inspired Spotify playlist and how you can support the podcast and its future production.
The Composite Mind: Tori Allen-Martin and Sarah Henley
Season 1, Ep. 4
Our guests for episode four are Tori Allen-Martin and Sarah Henley, creatives in their own right and founders of Burn Bright.Our chat includes Tori and Sarah's individual journeys into the arts and how some journeys don't have to be as direct as others, being a creative during a pandemic and why and how Burn Bright is a creative force to be reckoned with. For more information on Burn Bright, head over to www.burnbright.org.ukFurther information can be found atwww.roughhousetheatre.com/thecompositemindincluding the guest inspired Spotify playlist and how you can support the podcast and its future production.
The Composite Mind: Dr. Radha Modgil
Season 1, Ep. 3
Our guest for episode three is Doctor, Writer and Broadcaster Dr. Radha Modgil.Our chat includes Dr. Radha's journey into the medical profession as well as navigating a broadcasting career, her storytelling genre of choice and potential spoilers for those who haven't seen Moana.For more information on Dr. Radha, head over to her website http://drradha.co.ukFurther information can be found atwww.roughhousetheatre.com/thecompositemindincluding the guest inspired Sportify playlist and how you can support the podcast and its future production.
The Composite Mind: Charlotte Bennett
Season 1, Ep. 2
Our guest for episode two is Charlotte Bennett, joint Artistic Director of Paines Plough.The chat includes Charlotte's working process, navigating a theatre company through a pandemic and what not to read just before you go to bed at night.For more information on Paines Plough head over towww.painesplough.comFurther information can be found atwww.roughhousetheatre.com/thecompositemindincluding the guest inspired playlist and how you can support the podcast and its future.
The Composite Mind: Amit Lahav
Season 1, Ep. 1
Our guest for episode one is Amit Lahav, Artistic Director of Gecko Theatre. The chat navigates Amit's career, Gecko Theatre, his working process, the new Gecko Theatre building The Creation Space and Amit's creative touchstones both past and present. For more information on Gecko Theatre head over to www.geckotheatre.com Further information can be found at www.roughhousetheatre.com/thecompositemind including the guest inspired playlist and how you can support the podcast and its future.
Trailer: The Composite Mind
The Composite Mindis a brand new podcast about creativity, inspiration, allies and where to find them. Inspired by Theatre Director Joan Littlewood's vision of a collaborative room, RoughHouse Theatre Director Shane Morgan will be talking to guests about their working practice, their inspirations and what/who feeds and fills their composite mind. Expect insights, anecdotes and a smattering of what the guests are listening to, reading and watching. Further details can be found over at the RoughHouse Theatre website. You can support The Composite Mind by buying it a coffee! Full details can be found here.