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Information about our new Theatre Project

Information about our new Theatre Project

Wimborne Community Theatre has been awarded £5000 from the BBC’s Community Theatre scheme, to work with Periplum, a theatre company producing ground-breaking site-responsive and outdoor performance.

Artistic Directors, Claire Raftery and Damian Wright, will lead a series of workshops, leading towards the development of a town centre based theatre production reflecting research about the lives of local people during the period of the First World War.

March 8 Creation Techniques for animating streets, green spaces, & historic buildings 
April 5 Site Specific Devising from Narrative & research material
May 10 Creating Trails from a chosen Overall Narrative
June 28 Devising Performance Trail / Site Animations
July 5 Outdoor exploration animating public space
July 19 Outdoor exploration animating public space

Sessions: 10 – 4pm:                                           Venue:  Sessions 1 & 2: Church House, Wimborne, BH21 1HT;   Saturdays: May 10 at the Methodist Hall, Wimborne BH21 1DY, June 28 and July 5 at Church House, Wimbore BH21 1HT, July19 – venue to be confirmed.

Further sessions led by WCT Artistic Director, Tony Horitz, will take place on Wednesday evenings: 7.30 – 9.30 pm,  April 23, May 21, June 25, July 9 and 16 at Priest’s House Museum, Wimborne (entry round the back by Wimborne Library)

Who is the project for?    We welcome artists, musicians and performers nterested in exploring ways of making theatre in unusual settings: including visual artists and musicians.  New and experienced performers welcome, anyone over 12 years

Cost:  For all sessions, to include one-year WCT membership: £35 (£20 – concessions: young people; over 60 yrs); Single sessions: £10 each (£8 – concessions:)

To book a place (pre-booking essential; book early as places limited) Email: gill.horitz@talk21.com   Phone: 01202 882740

Find out more about BBC Performing Arts Fund: http://www.bbc.co.uk/performingartsfund