Emrys Barnes - Guest Critic

1. Name:
Emrys Barnes

2. Town of Origin:
Cardiff, Wales, U.K

3. Has Lived in Hong Kong for:
A week!

4. Studied at:
University of Warwick and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

5. Medium:
Theatre, opera.

6. Previous work I have seen (and especially enjoyed) apart from my own:
Welsh National Youth Opera's Kommilitonen; Mark Ravenhill's Shoot/ Get Treasure/ Repeat at the Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival

7. Favorite Theatre Artist:
Tough question! I guess the absurdists (Beckett, Pinter, Stoppard, Ionesco) and contemporary conceptual companies like Ontroerend Goed

8. Favorite Style of Theatre:
Contemporary, particularly anything site-specific, conceptual or that breaks the fourth wall.

9. Pet Peeve in Theatrical Performances:
Mobile phones...

10. Quote of Choice:
“Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth” - Alan W. Watts