4 Squares festival Open Call to Artists!

OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS AND ARTISTIC COMPANIES Based in BIRMINGHAM & WEST MIDLANDS   Call for entries:                                                                Arts festival performances, arts activities and installations Deadline for submissions:                                           Thursday 14th May 2015 Performance dates:                                                        25-27 September 2015   THE BRIEF   Artistic Opportunities We are seeking expressions of interest in artistic work … Continue reading


MAT presents THE WHITE SHINING LAND by David Calcutt   A special project for community actors   In 2015, MAT is touring The White Shining Land, a new play by David Calcutt.   A group of travellers are crossing the ocean, heading for the ‘promised land’ of their dreams. To pass the time, they tell … Continue reading

(h)Experiment: Slot Together

  Sat 9 & Sat 16 May | 7.30pm | mac birmingham   Slot Together is a special theatre event taking place over 2 nights in May. Part of mac’s (h)Experiment season which reimagines the beloved Hexagon Theatre as a space for exploration and collaboration, Slot Together is programmed in partnership with renowned Birmingham theatre … Continue reading

PoguePlay Aerialists Showcase

RoguePlay Theatre, Birmingham’s Highly Physical Theatre Company, have our latest Aerialists Showcase on 9th May at our space in Digbeth. RoguePlay have been running a series of classes from our studio space; West Midlands Creation Centre, since we moved in January 2013, and since then we have had many local people pass through our doors … Continue reading

Audition call out

Can We Talk? Audition Call Out Requirements Production Type – Theatre Location – Birmingham Salary – £800 2 week rehearsal £100 per show Duration Audition – Wednesday 6th May (Half hour slots 10am – 6pm) Rehearsals – Monday 15th June – Friday 26th June First Performance – Saturday 27th June Closing Date – 1st May … Continue reading

Wolverhampton reduced to tears of laughter

Newbury Productions (UK) Limited presents   REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY® In THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY (abridged) Written and Directed by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor   Spring/Summer UK Tour 2015     “THIS SHOW PROVES (THE REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY) HAVE NOT LOST THEIR TOUCH – OR THEIR REMARKABLE ENERGY.”  The Stage (2014) Following a hugely successful, … Continue reading

Relieve election fatigue with ‘The Russell Brand Effect’ at the Birmingham Rep

It’s not long now until the General Election, but more importantly it’s less than three weeks until the first of our two Open Door performances at the Birmingham Rep. BOLDtext playwrights fight back against political apathy with The Russell Brand Effect, a series of micro-plays two days before the election.  After the show, we’ll ballot the audience to … Continue reading

Director wanted!

” 5 Years” is a 40 minute piece that explores issues around women’s bodies, how they are policed and scrutinised, the messages we are told about how we exist and move through the world as women and how this can potentially inform our choices. It sounds heavy, but the piece is actually comedy/drama. The question … Continue reading

James and the Giant Peach at the Blue Orange

PERFORMANCE DATES – Saturday 23 rd May at 11am & 2.30pm      Sunday 24 th May at 2.30pm Monday 25 th May at 11am & 2.30pm        Saturday 30 th May at 11am & 2.30pm Sunday 31 st May at 2.30pm                        Saturday 6 th June at … Continue reading

WORDS in the Studio

Artrix, Sunday April 26 2015 at 7.30 pm Tea with Jane Austen John Mullan is a Professor of English at University College London. He specialises in 18th century fiction and is currently working on the 18th century section of the new Oxford English Literary History. He writes a weekly column on contemporary fiction for The … Continue reading


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