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International Festival Portraits | John Tiffany

International Festival Portraits | John Tiffany

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In this International Festival Portrait, Director John Tiffany talks the moment he knew he wanted to be a director, and the projects that most excite and inspire him.

Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its highest. Live in fragments no longer.

E.M. Forster, Howards End


John Tiffany directed The Glass Menagerie at the 2016 International Festival

The International Festival Portraits are a series of interviews with actors, choreographers, musicians, conductors, writers and directors talking about the art that they love.

The 2016 International Festival Portraits feature Alan CummingBarry HumphriesCrystal PiteJames YorkstonJohn TiffanyMarin Alsop and Meow Meow in a series of personal reflections on their art-form, the nature of live performance, and the unique connection they experience with an audience every time they take to the stage.

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