One of the things that is very important to us is that sense of a real ensemble and the excitement of a group of people collaborating: really working together. We spend a lot of time in the early stages of rehearsal actually doing physical exercises that help to create that. But I think also a manifestation of that is that at the beginning of a rehearsal period I really don't know what the piece will be. A bit like going to a foreign country and you've bought the travel guide and you've read about it and fantasised about what it might be like, but it's not until you get there that it really comes to life. I think that really is for me a very important part of the process, that it really is that about this collaboration and it's not until the actors are their that it really starts to have it's life.
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