Stan’s Cafe’s The Gift Sessions: free workshops for fellow theatre makers

This is Stan’s Cafe’s 25th Anniversary year and as part of their celebrations they are reviving The Gift Sessions. Last seen in 1997, these free workshops are open to fellow theatre makers in the locality. Session #1 has already happened, but you can register for any of the next three workshops via Eventbrite – see … Continue reading

Domestica at The Rep

BE Festival award-winners Sleepwalk Collective bring a brand new show, Domestica, to Birmingham Repertory Theatre onMonday October 17th. Part narcoleptic beauty pageant, part psychosexual fever dream, Domestica asks us what we might cling to in these ever more uncertain times we are living in. Tickets are on sale now at Watch the teaser trailer: … Continue reading

Building a Creative Nation: a Skills Academy (Midlands) Networking event

Building a Creative Nation: a Skills Academy (Midlands) Networking event  Thursday 29th September 2pm – 5pm Library of Birmingham A networking event, organised by Creative & Cultural Skills/National Skills Academy, bringing together a wide range of people working in the Midlands to discuss needs and development opportunities which can nurture talent and ensure excellence is thriving … Continue reading

Open Door

One week to go. Whose Responsibility is your Mental Health? We’re delighted to announce there will be a post-show discussion ‘Whose Responsibility is your Mental Health?’ with Stephen Sanger, Operations Manager at Birmingham MIND after the reading of Disorder next Monday, 26th September at Open Door at the REP.   In 4 short plays, BOLDtext Playwrights Stephen Jackson, Vanessa … Continue reading

PAID opportunity to participate in an artist’s project at Grand Union

Casting Call! PAID opportunity to participate in an artist’s project at Grand Union Primal Therapy Workshops February – March 2017 We are looking for a male or female actor with experience as a therapist, yoga / exercise instructor or similar practices, for an interactive performance at the art institution, Grand Union in Birmingham. The actor … Continue reading

Special Offer from The Old Rep

The Old Rep are offering you £15 tickets to see the original The Three Degrees – that’s an amazing saving of over £11 per ticket! Tuesday 20 September, 7.30pm Discount code: DISCO For one night only, The Three Degrees, the longest-running female vocal group in history, with original members Helen Scott and Valerie Holiday, along … Continue reading

A Healthy Obsession

‘A Healthy Obsession’: Exploring Orthorexia through Creative Mediums   Every Tuesday 5.30 – 8.30pm 20th September – 18th October 2016   The Old Rep Theatre Stage Door, Hinckley Street Birmingham, B5 4DY     Join us at our five free creative consultation sessions using fun, imaginative drama, writing and creative techniques and activities to explore … Continue reading

Young male performer sought for new interactive performance in Birmingham

Young male performer sought for new interactive performance in Birmingham The Other Way Works – a new theatre game – ‘Agent in a Box’ We are looking for a performer to play ‘Hussein Kissar’ in a new theatre game we are developing, who fits the character brief below. The part would suit a student performer, … Continue reading

Arts Call Out

Arts All Over the Place presents ‘CARE & SHARE’ a multi-arts festival that promotes positive mental health awareness starting Thursday 6th October (V.I.P preview). Key events are National Poetry Day (6th) and World Mental Health Day (10th). All held at The Bond, 180-182 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B5 5SE. Please look out for our forthcoming … Continue reading

Outbox Theatre presents “Affection”

Affection: A CO-PRODUCTION BETWEEN OUTBOX THEATRE AND THE GLORY. 13-24TH SEPTEMBER (EXCLUDING 18, 19 TH) THE GLORY, LONDON 30TH SEPTEMBER -1ST OCTOBER.  STAN’S CAFE, @A.E.Harris, BIRMINGHAM     Outbox Theatre teams up with The Glory to present affection; a brand–new devised show about bodies, intimacy and HIV. This is 2016: More gay men than ever are contracting HIV, confusion surrounds what it is … Continue reading