Improv Beginners’ Class – Last Chance to Book!

Improv Beginners’ evening classes – last chance to book! Discover the fun and delight of comedy improvisation – no experience required. Just 2 weeks left to book your place on Box of Frogs 8 week improv beginners’ course.  Starting at the Blue Orange Theatre on Thursday 2nd October 2014.  Learn the core skills of improvised comedy.  Discover … Continue reading

Theatre Absolute launch

Theatre Absolute would like to invite you to the launch of our fantastic new programme, @38, on 7th October, at 6pm, at our Shop Front Theatre, in City Arcade, Coventry. Supported by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, for the next two years we will be offering a dynamic range of theatre based support activities for people … Continue reading

Actors Touring Company: Blind Hamlet

Actors Touring Company: Blind Hamlet Wed 24 Sep | 8pm | Tickets £14 (£12) mac birmingham | Cannon Hill Park | Birmingham | B12 9QH This piece of new writing and experimental theatre features no actors, providing a unique audience participatory experience. You may be asked to volunteer to ask to get up on stage and take … Continue reading

China Plate Opportunity

Optimists 2014/Midlands (application pack) China Plate, Warwick Arts Centre, The RSC, Derby Theatre, Embrace Arts, mac birmingham and Lakeside Arts Centre present: The Optimists 2014 A unique training opportunity for emerging theatre makers offering a practical guide to producing your own work. “It’s like receiving the golden ticket to the chocolate factory!” – Katherine Goodenough … Continue reading

The Goon Show comes to the Old Joint Stock

Relive the lunacy of Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Seacombe as the Old Joint Stock Theatre Company presents a very special production of   The Goon Show   This October, the OJS Theatre Company in association with Birmingham Comedy Festival will be transforming the Old Joint Stock Theatre into a 1950s radio station and … Continue reading

Creation Week at RoguePlay Theatre, Creative Development Opportunity for Artists

Creation week Creative development opportunity for artists The Creation Week is an intensive programme aimed at performers in Physical Theatre, Dance and Circus who want to learn new aerial skills, improve and revive existing ones and create the beginnings of new work. During the Creation week, artists will undertake specialist training in aerial circus skills … Continue reading


TRACEY STREET ACTING & DIRECTING COACH PartTime /evening or weekend courses for this term/year: At Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham & Other City Centre Venues. Intro to Acting (for adult beginners) Mondays 7 – 9pm at The Old Joint Stock Theatre Auditioning for drama schools (& for general acting work) Tuesdays 7 – 9pm At the … Continue reading

West Midlands Mantle of the Expert Network

West Midlands Mantle of the Expert Network Mantle of the Expert is an enquiry-based system of teaching the whole curriculum. We are pleased to announce our programme of activities for the Autumn term, 2014 Luke Abbott: Raising Standards in Writing through Mantle of the Expert 18-19 October, 10am – 4pm Woodrow First School, Longdon Close, … Continue reading

NEWS: Acts announced for B’ham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award

Acts announced for prestigious new comedy award – New annual award to recognise emerging comedy talent from Birmingham and the West Midlands – Official Birmingham Comedy Festival launch event   Six of the best emerging comedy acts from across the West Midlands are in the running for a prestigious new award.   The Birmingham Comedy Festival … Continue reading

Pentabus Theatre Company seeks new trustees

Pentabus Theatre Company seeks new trustees Pentabus Theatre is recruiting up to four new trustees to join the board of our theatre company in order to support our exciting work by adding new perspectives and knowledge to our vision to become the nation’s rural theatre company. If you are interested we would love to hear … Continue reading


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