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Yearly Archives: 2013

Looking for Leeds University Volunteers…

We’ve had the following message from Becky at the Leeds RAG society and we’re happy to pass it along: Are you looking for a new experience? Would you like to make a real difference? Do you relish the chance for a bit of adventure? Then how about volunteering for East African Playgrounds, a charity that […]

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Letter to the Man (from the Boy)

Henry Raby will be bringing his show to Leeds in October and we’d recommend you take a look if you have the chance. It’s on at the HUB ( Holbeck Underground Ballroom) on Sunday, October the 27th. Written and performed by Henry Raby. Directed and dramaturgy by Tom Bellerby. From Saturday morning cartoons and comics through to […]

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4.48 Psychosis

Workshop Theatre present Sarah Kane’s ‘4.48 Psychosis’, directed by Alice Rafter and produced by Catherine De Mello. “It’s not your fault, that’s all I ever hear, it’s not your fault, it’s an illness, it’s not your fault, I know it’s not my fault. You’ve told me that so often I’m beginning to think it is my […]

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Aireborne Theatre: Tell Me A Secret

Aireborne Theatre will be sending two shows to Edinburgh again this year: Tell me a Secret and Damned. Performing on alternate days in the same venue, the two shows have been produced by members of the Leeds University Theatre Group. Tell me a Secret has just spent three weeks in production here in Studio 1 and we […]

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No Further Action – Abuse Told True, 7 Arts Centre.

Former BA and MA student, Alex Fullelove just sent us some info on her latest project. There’s more at the facebook link below. “No Further Action” is Urban Sprawl’s courageous, original take on the dark frightening underside of Britain, the hidden and lost conversations seething in a minimum wage culture deemed beneath “cause for concern.” […]

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Unheard Voices – the Civilian experience of the First World War in Yorkshire

Workshop Theatre’s Jan Perry, on behalf of Snowgoose Writers Community, is currently coordinating a National Heritage Lottery project ‘Unheard Voices – the Civilian experience of the First World War in Yorkshire.’  Snowgoose Writers Community is one of the first groups in the UK to receive a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) All Our Stories grant. All […]

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Free Space (Official Culture)

Official Culture have asked us to let you know about a mini-festival they are running later this month that may be of interest to some . It’s called Free Space and is taking place in an empty shop in Bradford City Centre. They have curated work across a number of disciplines, but have a fair […]

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Practical Essays 2013 (part 4)

These final five performances brought Sunday (and this year’s practical essays) to a close…  although we’ll still be cleaning up the mess from “Spit it out, love” this time next year. Flooding Studio 1 with piña colada and custard were: Chloe Davies, Kris Bennell, Shannon Mahanty, Rachael Newton Tech: Georgia Greenfield A piece that explores the function of imagination and escapism in the […]

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Practical Essays 2013 (part 3)

As promised… more pictures (the notes are taken from the weekend’s programme). Explore what it might be like to see the world a little differently. Prince Louix and the Rain featured: Narrator – Tess Schofield Fair Maiden – Liana Telvi The Court Jester – Sarah Leach With thanks to: Ye Olde Light Switcher – Emma Reidy Prompting […]

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Practical Essays 2013 (part 2)

Here are a few more images from Saturday’s practical essay performances.  We’ll be uploading a selection from the Sunday performances over the next few days. If you’ve taken any photos (or video) from the weekend, please send a copy our way. “There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory” Fusing scientific processes […]

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Practical Essays 2013 (part 1)

As promised, here are a few images from the practical essay weekend… we’ll be uploading a selection from each performance over the next few days. If you’ve taken any photos (or video) from the weekend, please send a copy our way. An exploration of sensory deprivation. Exposure featured: Astrid Ferguson Jessica Kearney Alice Bowring Vanessa Grasse Jennifer […]

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Practical Essays 2013

This year’s Practical Essay season is almost upon us. Our 20, third year students will each present a 20 minute piece of theatre to an invited audience* of friends, fellow students,  relatives and staff.  It all takes place over 2 days in what is always a hectic but highly enjoyable weekend.  We hope to have […]

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Dog-Eared Collective back in Leeds

  GET READY FOR A RIB TICKLING CHOW-DOWN! Thats right, lick your whiskers and leave your revision because ex-WT students and Sunday Times recommended Sketch Pests The Dog-Eared Collective are back in Leeds on FRIDAY 17 MAY with HOT AND TASTY BRAND NEW MATERIAL! And this time the show is ‘A Dogs Dinner’ – a […]

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Aireborne Theatre at the Fringe

Aireborne Theatre are taking a verbatim inspired piece – ‘Tell Me A Secret’ – to Edinburgh Fringe this August, and need your help.  We need you to write down a secret of your choice – this can be anything; a betrayal/truth/confession or whatever else you feel comfortable with sharing anonymously – and post it in […]

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