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Category Archives: Former Theatre Studies Students

SUPERFUNADVENTURETIMES

Chloe, Georgia, Louise and Rimi have been reading fantasy novels… and watching fantasy films… and getting into Dungeons and Dragons. London based theatre company (and University of Leeds graduates) Mouths of Lions, bring their latest devised show to Leeds. SUPERFUNADVENTURETIMES is a high-energy, fantasy fiction inspired adventure, blurring lines between make-believe and reality, asking us to […]

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Next Week at the WT: Concientious

Concientious Pillbox Theatre 1/10/2014 – 2/10/2014 by Adam Z Robinson Rebekah has just landed her first job. Young, keen and conscientious, she’s everything they should want. but Rebekah’s dream job is turning into a nightmare. Desperate, she turns for help to the ideals of her hero, her great-grandfather, a First World War conscientious objector. When […]

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Former WT Student, Laura Rollins joins the cast of Doctors.

Doctors bosses have cast actress Laura Rollins as a new nurse for the show, Digital Spy confirmed this weekend.Rollins has landed the regular role of Ayesha Lee, who will join The Mill in the autumn and shake things up for the existing staff members. Read more: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/soaps/s16/doctors/news/a585168/doctors-laura-rollins-joins-show-as-new-regular-ayesha-lee.html#~oKDJn92F54goti#ixzz385sYZ8s3   Speaking to Digital Spy at the launch of Pentahotel Birmingham this week, Rollins revealed: “Ayesha […]

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Rachel Mars – The Way You Tell Them

‘A love letter to comedy by someone who wants it to mean something’ (The Guardian) Rachel has always relied on humour. But what would happen if she couldn’t fall back on laughter? Turning the spotlight on the inner workings of comedy, The Way You Tell Them interrogates the desire and – sometimes uncontrollable – compulsion […]

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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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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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WT at the Fringe #5: Letter to the Man (from the Boy)

Ever wish you could write a letter to your future self? Workshop Theatre alumnus-turned-staff-member Henry Raby is at the Underbelly this month with Letter to the Man (from the Boy). Directed by Tom Bellerby, associate artist of Pilot Theatre, Henry’s tale is spun around the idea of writing a message to yourself in the future and […]

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WT at the Fringe #1: Facehunters

Recent graduate Rose Brown is busy this month. As well as producing the children’s show ‘Snow Queen’ (about which I’ll be posting more later) Rose will be acting, singing and dancing in the new musical ‘Facehunters‘. Years ago Katherine and Juliette found a way to remain young forever. But their eternal friendship has finally run its course. […]

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Dog-Eared Collective live at the Carriageworks

There’s now only 4 days left until The Dog-Eared Collective (sketch troupe and former WT graduates) perform their new sketch show ‘You’re Amazing. Now Look At Me‘ at The Carriageworks Theatre… Plus, you can see more info on the show online in this month’s Leeds Guide – or catch them blogging about heavy petting with […]

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The Workshop Theatre Presents  ZHE:[noun] undefined  There are some journeys that make us who we were always meant to be… A new play Created by Chuck Mike, Antonia Kemi Coker and Tonderai Munyevu Tuesday 6th March 7pm Workshop Theatre University of Leeds Tickets: £8/£5 Concession  From childhood to adulthood and across continents, this poignant and honest piece […]

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Dog-Eared Collective LIVE at the WT

I’m delighted to announce that the Dog-Eared Collective (Workshop Theatre graduates) have agreed to bring this year’s Edinburgh show to the Workshop Theatre. All WT staff, students, and friends are welcome to attend this FREE show. It’s going to be a lunchtime performance and the curtain goes up at 1.30pm in the Banham Theatre. The […]

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The Queen of Spades

If you’re in London over the next few weeks, you might want to stop by the Arcola Theatre, where recent graduate Amy Powell Yeates is producing The Queen of Spades. Details below… What is our life? A game! Hermann will stop at nothing to discover the secret of the three card gambling trick that will […]

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First Fringe Review for Wrens

The following review is from the Edinburgh Reporter; the original can be found here. Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review – W.R.E.N.S August 4, 2011 by John Kennedy Without a doubt one of the hot-ticket certainties for this year’s Fringe has to be the quaintly named Tiny Teapot Theatre’s production of Edinburgh born, ex-Wren, Anne V. McGravie’s W.R.E.N.S. […]

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New Dog-Eared Collective Video

Anarchic sketch troupe The Dog-Eared Collective want to change your life. One sketch at time. After gaining four stars from Chortle at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe for their show Joyride – The Dog-Eared Collective are back with riotous sketch fest ‘You’re Better Than This’ which previewed to critical acclaim at the Brighton Fringe: CRITICS CHOICE […]

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(Updated) Four Star Review and Critic’s Choice for the Dog-Eared Collective

Former W.T. students The Dog-Eared Collective received glowing reviews in both the Sunday Times and the Fringe Review earlier this month. Alison Thomson (Sunday Times)  selected DEC as her critic’s choice and the Fringe Review awarded them 4 stars. This comes ahead of their appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe. The orignal Fringe review piece can […]

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