Non-Registered Critics: Ashley Steed

Ashley Steed is a theatre maker, creative producer and writer. In Los Angeles, she's started a company that devises new works called The Visceral City Project and is also a member of Son of Semele Ensemble. She's worked on numerous projects as a director, performer or producer here in LA as well as London. She began her writing career with LA Stage Magazine under the mentorship of the late Lee Melville. Ashley holds a BA in Theatre from USC and an MA in Theatre and Performance from Queen Mary, University of London.
Jul

Chimpskin

This devised piece by the Puckwit Gang beautifuly depicts her life story through evocative movement, haunting music, and strong performances from the ensemble.

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Jun

Narcissus & Echo

Overall, the entire ensemble has tremendous musical talent and comedic timing. Lanier has them morph, like drops of water, from one scene to the next.

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Jun

Fire & Light

The performers all deserve recognition for their unflinching commitment to their roles. Although the text is poetic, so much was said in their silences. And for intimate theatre like this, there's no hiding.

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Jun

Fallen Stars at the Charity Sale

Overall this is a charming idea which highlights themes of materialism without being dogmatic. Kudos to the ensemble who must make up new stories for each show.

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Jun

Jon Armstrong: Comic Amazement

Though some of his routines are stronger than others, here he proves why he's considered by some to be one of the best close-up magicians today. His strongest routine blends his amazing ability of card manipulation and use of mathematics (which I won't give away). With his wry sense of humour, he commands the audience in this thoroughly magical performance.

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