Nick Woods


January 27, 2009 | By Nick Woods | Archive

Gestalt Circus Third-year circus students keep their heads down. Photo © Philippe Cibille Working with theater director Georges Lavaudant, former director of the Théâtre de l’Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe, and choreographer Jean-Claude Gallotta, a dozen 20-something third-year students at the Centre … Read More

Beautiful Thing

January 13, 2009 | By Nick Woods | Archive

Kitsch Coming Out Tadrina Hocking as Sandra and Simon Hubert as Tony. Beautiful Thing, Jonathan Harvey’s seminal work about the coming together and coming out of two teenage boys living in public housing in southeast London is something of an … Read More

Hanging the Pot Hanger

December 9, 2008 | By Nick Woods | Tales of la Ville

Hanging the Pot Hanger The crémaillère in full swing. The full report next month… “Alors, c’est quand ta crémaillère, Nickolas?” asked a wrinkly-before-her-time friend of mine through an exhalation of strong French cigarette smoke as we sat outside at a … Read More

Welcome to France

November 4, 2008 | By Nick Woods | Tales of la Ville

Welcome to France Be careful what you put on your toothbrush. For years the same dream: driving over a gigantic cross-Channel bridge and landing in a stylish, open air café in a square in Montmartre. After years of stalling, British-born … Read More