BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE AWARDED £332,000 TO SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF THEATRE WRITERS AND DIRECTORS     The West Midlands today builds on its status as a major force in supporting new theatre talent with the announcement that leading UK theatre company, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, is to offer further professional development opportunities for theatre makers, … Continue reading

Stand Up For Beginners at the Blue Orange Theatre

Stand-Up Comedy for Beginners. Please find details of the class below. Kind regards, Blue Orange Theatre We are delighted to offer a brand new comedy class for beginners. Join our 8-week course for an introduction to the art of stand-up Comedy, led by experienced comedian Rob Coleman Rob Coleman has been on the circuit for … Continue reading

Central Youth Theatre host Fantasy Film Week

Central Youth Theatre, Wolverhampton’s longest established youth theatre, are holding a week-long drama school based on three cinematic blockbusters: How to Train Your Dragon, Monsters Inc and The Jungle Book. This Fantasy Film summer school will be an opportunity for children aged between 7-13 years old to make a play in a week, which will … Continue reading

Book Launch: Artists on the Edge

Wednesday 15 June 2016 / 5.00pm — 7.00pm Ikon hosts the launch of a new publication from Artists On The Edge, in partnership with the Centre for Fine Art Research, Birmingham City University. After a year of artistic development with Friction Arts, AOTE present an insight into the work of their inter-disciplinary group. Join artists and academics … Continue reading

Make/Shift/Methods-Artist Lab Day

MAKE/SHIFT/METHODS – Artist Lab Day Sunday 26th June 10-4pm @ mac Birmingham Make/Shift/Space is a portable artist structure, used to platform site-specific work and social practice. To conclude an 8-week schedule of public artist residencies and events supported by Arts Council England and mac Birmingham, Emily Warner & Claire Hickey will lead a practical workshop … Continue reading

Blue Orange Theatre Listings

LISTINGS & EDITORIAL INFORMATION FRIDAY 24th JUNE – MILLIONS OF VOICE: THE IMPROVISED STAR WARS SHOW – 8pm Episode IV.1 An Audience Suggestion MissImp, the East Midlands’ leading improv group, present Millions of Voices: a completely improvised show telling the story of everyday folk on the doomed planet of Alderaan, based on a subtitle provided … Continue reading

Casting Opportunity

Drama AND SOME cic is awaiting Arts Council funding for our Someone Else Project. Will pay Equity Minimum weekly rates.  Young Female South East Asian actor with playing age up to 18 years wanted for one-person show. Rehearsals due to start from 11th July -29th with performance on 30th.  West Midlands base essential, preferably Black … Continue reading

Beyong the Water’s Edge: Poetry From Our World

    Beyond the Water’s Edge: Poetry from our world   New poetry-in-performance show to be premiered at Belgrade Theatre Coventry   Contemporary poems from around the world are performed by three actors   Stories of love, loss and everyday life from the world’s best poets     Midland Creative Projects take to the road … Continue reading

TILT Festival in Birmingham

TILT is a week-long Aerial and Physical Theatre Festival celebrating high quality teaching and performance from national and international circus artists. The festival combines a comprehensive masterclass programme with free outdoor aerial shows, young people’s work and family friendly performances. With 5 days of masterclasses, performances, talks and workshops followed by a weekend of highlight … Continue reading

RoguePlay: Volunteers Needed

RoguePlay are looking for volunteers to help support Birmingham’s first Aerial and Physical Theatre festival TILT TILT 16 festival runs from 16th July to 24th July in Birmingham and has received funding from Birmingham City Council and Arts Council England.  Events will be taking place all over the city and we need a team … Continue reading


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