Issue 237: Arts in conflict zones

  • Arts in conflict zones

    23 May 2011

    Jan Ryan reveals the people who have inspired her most.


    My first serious break came as Administrator of Dogg’s Troupe, Interaction’s community theatre company. Working at Interaction involved hugely varied tasks. We lived in squats around Kentish Town and took our turn on rotas for everything from cooking dinner for the 50 workers to milking the goats. I was very much influenced by Ed, Interaction’s founder, who used his considerable business skills to make Interaction a highly successful charity. With city farms, publishing... more

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