THEATRE

Cygnet Theatre launches #SaveOurTheatres crowdfunder as part of a national campaign

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 09/11/2020 - 10:59pm

Crowdfunder.co.uk & Theatres Trust have launched a nationwide crowdfunding campaign to help save theatres across the UK. The #SaveOurTheatres campaign was launched on 8th September with theatre fundraising pages going live up and down the country.

In Exeter and across the county, theatres are suffering. Cygnet Theatre is at the heart of our community: it is a place to come together, to be entertained and to be inspired. Training theatres like Cygnet are where our best-loved actors learn their craft. Cygnet has a long history of training ‘swans’ who go on to work in the West...

Exeter Meisner Workshop

Event Date: 
04/10/2020 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Community Centre, 17 St. Davids Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG

Create authentic performances using the Meisner Technique.

Book here: https://creativeculturesw.co.uk/events/exeter-meisner-workshop-2/

This simple yet powerful acting system equips the actor to live truthfully under given (imaginary) circumstances. Over a series of sessions, we practise and receive feedback on all the Meisner exercises then, with a thorough grounding established, we begin to apply our learning to working with texts.

Exeter Meisner Workshop

Event Date: 
20/09/2020 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Community Centre, 17 St. Davids Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG

Create authentic performances using the Meisner Technique.

Book here: https://creativeculturesw.co.uk/events/exeter-meisner-workshop-2/

This simple yet powerful acting system equips the actor to live truthfully under given (imaginary) circumstances. Over a series of sessions, we practise and receive feedback on all the Meisner exercises then, with a thorough grounding established, we begin to apply our learning to working with texts.

St Thomas Story Tours

St Thomas Story Tours

Event Date: 
05/09/2020 - 10:45am to 13/09/2020 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Starting at Emmanuel Hall, St Thomas

St Thomas Story Tours by Theatre Alibi – 5th – 13th September 2020

Last October Theatre Alibi held the brilliant St Thomas Exhibition at Emmanuel Hall when there were over a thousand visits. A lot has changed since then. In May they were going to put on a show based on the wonderful stories they’d heard at the exhibition. Although that’s been postponed until next year, they didn’t want to leave it at that. So, come to ST THOMAS STORY TOURS a free gentle walk around St Thomas, starting from Emmanuel Hall, and stopping along the way to hear stories and listen to songs about St...

Urgent research begins to help ensure survival of regional theatre threatened due to coronavirus

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 07/01/2020 - 4:32pm

Urgent research has begun to find a way for small and mid-sized theatre companies threatened with closure due to coronavirus to keep operating.

The study will investigate if audiences are willing to pay for remote performances and how actors can take their work online and continue to be paid.

Theatres and companies around the country are making staff redundant and the future of many is in jeopardy. The research will be conducted rapidly so the findings are reported and can be of use before the Government’s furlough scheme – which has supported many in the industry – ends...

A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays

A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays

Event Date: 
12/03/2020 - 7:00pm to 13/03/2020 - 9:45pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Sidmouth Amateur Dramatic Society Ltd – Youth present A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth on 12th & 13th March 2020 commencing at 7.00pm.

The plays are:

1. 'Through the Looking Glass' Adapted by Lindsay Price from the original by Lewis Carroll

“You can be the White Queen’s Pawn, if you like. You’re in the Second Square to begin with: when you get to the Eighth Square you’ll be a Queen.”

Alice is back in Wonderland and things are more confusing than ever – Flowers talk, the White Queen cries before she pricks her...

A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays

Ticket Announcement - A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays

Event Date: 
27/02/2020 - 9:30am to 13/03/2020 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Tickets are now on sale for A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays to be presented by Sidmouth Amateur Dramatic Society Ltd – Youth at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth on 12th & 13th March 2020 commencing at 7.00pm.

Please call 07785 586524 to book now.

The plays are:

1. 'Through the Looking Glass' Adapted by Lindsay Price from the original by Lewis Carroll

“You can be the White Queen’s Pawn, if you like. You’re in the Second Square to begin with: when you get to the Eighth Square you’ll be a Queen.”

Alice is back in Wonderland and things...

Cirque Berserk! is coming to Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:10am

Presented by Zippos, Cirque Berserk! Britain’s biggest and boldest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk! is coming to Exeter in March at the start of a new national tour.

Combining beautiful contemporary circus artistry with hair-raising, death-defying stunts, all designed specially for staging in a theatre, the show is guaranteed to thrill audiences from 5 to 95!

The 2020 Cirque Berserk! show sees the return of its most famous – and most dangerous – act, the legendary ‘Globe of Death’, in which five motorcyclists defy gravity and risk life and limb traversing the...

Gonzo Moose - Once Upon A Time

Once Upon a Time in Exeter is a slapstick comedy adventure

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:33pm

A fairy tale like no other is coming to Exeter and is sure to leave audiences living happily ever after.

Gonzo Moose Theatre Company are back with their comedy adventure Once Upon A Time . The 90 minute show is packed full of hilarious slapstick, verbal wit, live music and even has a sensational death-defying finale, and will be at Exeter Phoenix on Tuesday 28th January.

Having previously thrilled audiences with hit shows The Thing That Came From Over There and What The Dickens, Gonzo Moose are back with a their fairy tale adventure bursting with physical comedy, absurd...

Richard Alston Dance Company

Event Date: 
28/01/2020 - 7:30pm to 29/01/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

This outstanding company make their last visit to Exeter, celebrating 25 years with a terrific programme, packed with new work.

Brand new is Alston’s Shine On, to the song cycle by Britten and Auden On This Island (singer Katherine McIndoe, pianist Jason Ridgway); the recent Voices and Light Footsteps is inspired by the glorious Madrigals and Sinfonias of Monteverdi; A Far Cry by Martin Lawrance to an impassioned piece by Edward Elgar and the hugely popular Brahms Hungarian is back again.

The company are excited to be back – and don’t miss them because once they’re gone,...

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