Aldredo Galvez was about the ideological emergence of a downtrodden, exploited Chilean Community. The play was very community based and was written whilst the author, Juan Vera, was working with a peasant drama group in Chile.
Loesje Sanders was the Administrator at Half Moon Theatre and recalls one show the company produced which typified the company’s political commitment. Inteviewed by Rosie Vincent.
Mick Bearwish is a theatre designer who worked on many productions for Half Moon Theatre at Alie Street and on the Mile End Road. He talks about designing Alfredo Galvez – 12 Shifts Of Gear, for which he used bits of old rural machinery and real reeds, which gave the theatre an evocative aroma. Interviewed by Rosie Vincent.