Poetry, spoken word, street poetry, live illustrators and art are being pulled together for a vibrant monthly event in Bournemouth called Freeway Poets.
Two workshops in Plymouth are designed to help your clowning performance, and can even take you over into the darkside.
The Dartington Hall Trust has announced its summer season of performing arts events, featuring music, theatre, dance, contemporary performance and poetry.
Harold Pinter’s one-act play The Dumb Waiter is making an appearance at Exeter’s The Bike Shed Theatre.
An event in Plymouth is set to transform a car park into a drive-in from the earliest days of the phenomenon for a theatrical event of bellhops, usherettes and dancers performing to big-band hits of the 30s and 40s.
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
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.
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.
The latest production from Dartmoor’s MED Theatre is a contemporary comedy about the conlict over land-use on Dartmoor. Called No Access, it will be toured around six Dartmoor venues throughout March.
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.
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.
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.
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…
The Merge Dance Festival, a collaboration between The Bike Shed Theatre and Shift Focus Productions takes place at the Bike Shed Theatre from Monday, November 29 to Sunday, December 5. Here’s a short film compiled for the Merge Dance Festival’s March outing.
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.
The Dartmouth Apprentice – South Devon’s only training restaurant for the long-term unemployed – hosted ‘the most magical evening’ on Saturday, October 30 with the Charmed Opera Night.
The launch of the new £19 million performance centre at the University College Falmouth’s Tremough Campus, Penryn, is being celebrated by a vibrant, and largely free, programme of contemporary art.
Sadler’s Wells associate artist Jasmin Vardimon and her company return to Exeter Northcott on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 2 and 3 to present Jasmin’s new dance theatre production 7734.
Award-winning, internationally acclaimed dance companies New Art Club, Clod Ensemble and the Richard Alston Dance Company will be in South Devon over the next two months.
Artist film-maker and doctoral researcher Kayla Parker interviews herself and Dr Roberta Mock, Professor of Performance Studies, about arts research in the Faculty of Arts at University of Plymouth
Our friends over at Plymouth’s Strictly Collaborative, the innovative, new professional theatre company for 13-25 year olds is looking for people to get involved with its next project.
Dance students from Devon schools had a fantastic opportunity to learn from one of the country’s top contemporary dance companies in the country.