Category Archives: performance

Behind the scenes of Dark Matters for the premiere performance of the science cabaret event

The first performance of the science cabaret Dark Matters by Foot-Candle Productions took place in Teignmouth. John Teasdale from the show kept a diary of the day for ArtsCulture

Dart Matters

With just hours to go before the first performance, time for last-minute tweaking of the script followed by a long walk through the lanes reciting the lines.

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Art, performance and science combine for explosive performances in Devon

Dark Matters

A cutting-edge science cabaret is about about to explode (erm, maybe literally) onto the scene in Devon. Called Dark Matters, the performance aims to cast some light on the mysterious goings on at the Large Hadron Collider, and offer a few scientific insights on the way, in electron charged performances.

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Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox to use Exeter schoolchildren in Northcott production

Fantastic Mr Fox

Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox, an opera by Tobias Picker, with text by Donald Sturrock, tours the UK visiting the Exeter Northcott on Tuesday, March 22. The production, directed by English Touring Opera’s education director, Tim Yealland features 21 Exeter schoolchildren performing alongside a cast of professional singers.

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Theatre workshops to explore inclusivity and disability with Strictly Collaborative in Plymouth

Strictly Collaborative

Strictly Collaborative, a disabled led inclusive theatre company based at the Devonport Guildhall, have invited three high-profile disabled artists to Plymouth to run weekends workshops for those interested in both inclusive and disability theatre and dance in the region.

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Young people interested in performance and theatre called to Devon Youth Theatre

Devon Youth Theatre

Young people (13 to 19 years-old), with an interest in either performing or working on the technical side of theatre, are being invited to attend one of a series of free introductory Devon Youth Theatre workshops at the Exeter Northcott, and throughout Devon. During these workshops, youngsters will get the chance to work with DYT artistic director Erin Walcon in devising, writing and performing original pieces of theatre.

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Plymouth’s Drum Theatre praised for its ‘challenging journey into new work’

The Drum theatre

Plymouth’s Drum Theatre was praised for its innovative work and ability to take its audience on a challenging journey into new work by the Guardian’s theatre critic Lyn Gardner in her review of 2010. Here’s what she said…

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Dance of every description – the Merge Dance Festival at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

The Bike Shed Theatre and Shift Focus Productions have come together for The Merge Dance Festival – a week-long celebration of dance at its most diverse – including contemporary, break dance, Latin social, Merge Youth, World, Lindy-Hop, film, dance film, live performance, live music along with classes and workshops.

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