Radio to Stage
Film to Stage
Pale Blue Dot
An original work
The Mill on the Floss
by George Eliot
Adapted by Helen Edmundson
Directed by Tanya Gerstle
In 2006 Artistic Director Tanya Gerstle initiated OpticNerve Performance Group to create works with a physically dynamic improvisational approach called Pulse.
Both this rehearsal practice and its theatrical outcome is unconventional and has attracted an ensemble of actors and creative technicians who currently work in film, television and on the main stage.
The OpticNerve ensemble of performers, directors and creative technicians train together, seeking to hone their skills and further develop their unique performance language of theatre creation.
Ensemble training and experimenting with collaborative practice has always been at the company's core. Our Residency model achieves the company's aim of combining theatrical process, performance practice, performer training and audience engagement in an intensive, immersive experience.
Past Pulse Residency Trainings include: