COULD YOU BE OUR NEXT CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES?

11/03/2020 The Garage Trust is looking for a new Chair of the Board of Trustees to help us shape our vision of changing people’s lives through art. It’s an exciting time to support our growth, with the charity having recently agreed the freehold of the Chapel Field North building from Norfolk County Council. The Garage […]

D4DANCE TO PERFORM AT FAMILY VOICE NORFOLK CONFERENCE

11/03/2020 D4Dance – The Garage performance company for people with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND) – have been asked to perform at this month’s Family Family Voice Norfolkconference. They were invited by a members’ mum who works for the parent-carer forum, which aims to improve services for children and young people by making […]

THINGS TAKE A TURN FOR THE STRANGE IN NARRATION: OPENED BY THE FOOT MONSTER

11/03/2020 Cruyff Turn Theatre Company presents Narration: Opened by The Foot Monster, a double bill of plays, here on 13-14 March. ​ Will Owen’s The Foot Monster is the story of a child’s struggle to understand the role of baked goods, the very nature of time itself and, above all, feet, in the modern world. […]

FEED-ING OUR HNC STUDENTS’ IMAGINATIONS

25/02/2020 Our lucky HNC Performing Arts Foundation Programme students got to take part in workshops today led by Abbie Willcox, the participation producer for Theatre Témoin. The company is bringing its latest play, FEED, here at 7.30PM tomorrow, Wednesday 26 February. Described by Broadway Baby as “essentially a live episode of #blackmirror” it introduces you […]

KILLER NIGHT OUT AT WHODUNIT THE EMPTY STAGE BY PURPLE DREAMS PRODUCTIONS

17/02/2020 Rising star Carina Harris has been murdered during an unscheduled rehearsal for an upcoming play. Now it’s up to the director to turn detective to find our which of his cast is dramatic enough to be a killer. Whodunit The Empty Stage was presented by Purple Dreams Productions, who return with comedy The Last […]

NO PLACE LIKE HOME TO MAKE AND CREATE THEATRE

29/01/2020 Katie-anna Whiting remembers thinking it was ridiculous to believe any actor could make a living in Norwich. Years later, with her first full-length play debuting here, she says it’s an inspiring time to be working in the arts in East Anglia. There’s no place like home… to make and create theatre. Growing up in […]

WANTED: PERFORMERS WITH THEIR FINGER ON THE PULSE OF DANCE

13/01/2020 PULSE is on the hunt for people with an unstoppable passion for dance who want to be seen on the biggest stages. Company choreographer and tutor Victoria Taylor said: “This is more than a weekly class. We’re looking for dancers aged eight to 16 who are showing that next level technique or performance quality. […]

NO REST FOR MY FIRST PANTO: RAPUNZEL’S STEWART MCCHEYNE

11/01/2020 Stewart McCheyne has toured pretty much every city in the UK with children’s band Andy and The Odd Socks, but this was his first visit to Norwich. “That’s it,” he said when we suggest he was saving the best for last. Anybody with a young child of CBeebies age will recognise the actor / […]

YOUNGSTERS PUT THEIR ART AND SOUL INTO MY FIRST PANTO: RAPUNZEL COLOURING COMPETITION

16/12/2019 A huge thanks to young artists from The Clare School in Norwich for their nearly life-size portrait of My First Panto‘s Rapunzel in her tower. We teamed-up with The Evening News to ask for children’s help to give her hair some extra flair ahead of the show’s opening. Ten Key Stage 3 students from the school, which caters for […]