ATRESBANDES Solfatara tour

ATRESBANDES theatre company from Barcelona, begin a UK tour of their award winning show Solfatara at mac Birmingham on 9th October. They have strong links with Birmingham: creating a new piece in residence here after winning the Jury prize and the Audience prize at BE festival back in 2012. Solfatara is a geological term for vents in … [Read more…]

Young Producers – Little Earthquake & Black Country Touring

Birmingham-based theatre company Little Earthquake have announced a new project: Young Producers, in collaboration with Black Country Touring. Over the 2014-2015 academic year, 150 pupils in five Black Country primary schools will become Young Producers, working with Little Earthquake and Black Country Touring to commission and create a brand-new piece of theatre for family audiences… If … [Read more…]

Refugee Boy

What do you get when you mix a polemic topic, a misunderstood community, two of Britain’s best poetic voices and the artistic directors at Birmingham REP? The answer is Refugee Boy – a heartbreaking and hilarious production brimming with hope, humanity and love. This is an adaption of Benjamin Zepheniah’s novel of the same title. It … [Read more…]

Join the Circus with RoguePlay Theatre

There is a brand new outdoor Circus Theatre performance being developed by RoguePlay in Birmingham. EVER WANTED TO JOIN THE CIRCUS? Well, now you can. RoguePlay has been funded by Birmingham City Council to train 12 local people in a variety of skills so they can rehearse and perform alongside us in our next big outdoor … [Read more…]

IDFB International Dance Festival Birmingham 2014

International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB) one of Europe’s biggest dance festivals, co-produced by DanceXchange and Birmingham Hippodrome, returns for its fourth year. The festival “officially launched” yesterday afternoon. In less than three months’ time, this award-winning biennial celebration of dance, returns to the city from Thursday 24th April 2014 – Sunday 25th May for over … [Read more…]

The Blue Orange Theatre and a Box of Frogs

The Blue Orange Theatre is a local independent theatre in the Jewellery Quarter. As well as their programmed shows, they host workshops for adults and youths. For any local performers – it’s a good place to keep an eye on.   Monday 20th January (tonight), The Blue Orange Theatre will be inviting improv group Box of Frogs to … [Read more…]