Embedded Criticism

In February 2020, embedded critic Laura Kressly observed a rehearsal of Tinted, a piece of new writing by Amy Bethan Evans and directed by myself. As an embedded critic Laura was observing and analysing the rehearsal process. She published a piece of writing about this in her blog. To read this, follow the link below.

Tinted was a one woman monologue discussing the #metoo movement from a disabled woman’s perspective. Tinted ran from 16 February for a week at the Vaults Festival.

Quotes from the Article

“evokes a warming feeling of comfort that comes from knowing you are completely heard and valued, and freeing to know you can say anything in these moments of safety and support.”

Waite’s warmth and support is tangible… she gives the sense of a collaborative working method rather than a hierarchical one

She has a clear style, tone and message in mind that she wants to convey to her audience, and she nurtures and coaxes her team to do that together through a receptive, benevolent authority.