Love: the only story

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Another hit for us at Theatre Peckham. We were sold out for all three performances on 11th and 12th December and had excellent feedback from our audience. Well done to Cathy for her innovative script and for guiding us to here. Our director, once again was the versatile Valentina Rosati from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama aided … Read More

Ruffled Feathers 2019

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Homeless

Ruffled Feathers 2019 was a huge success. We sold out both our shows and had to squeeze a few extras in. A few issues with the technology/ lighting but we resolved those in time for the first performance. The venue suited us from a performance perspective though lighting was tricky. This picture of Nina as ‘Homeless’ gives you an idea … Read More

A successful run concludes.

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We had a really good run of performances at the Theatre Peckham. Thank you to everyone who came to see us. Thanks also to everyone who supported us as we created the play, managed the production and delivered the performances. Special thanks to the students from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: Javier Mora, Ben Gunn and Becky … Read More

First night!

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First night of ruffled feathers was a huge success even though we were 15 minutes late due to a major technical meltdown … but that’s (theatre) life 😀 We had a full house and some excellent feedback … we are looking forward to two more shows tomorrow.

Nearly there … and Goodbye!

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Nearly ready for our performances 30th/ 31st May. Just need to practice, practice practice! Last few decisions being made on the technical side and then the production team can swing into action. For those who haven’t see our earlier posts …  In January 2017, a pair of swans arrived in Brockwell Park, London. By May, they had taken up residence … Read More

Venue and dates

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Swan Logo

Things are getting exciting now. We have dates and a venue for our Swan Project performances. We will be performing in the Theatre Peckham, London, on the 30th and the 31st May. We will be doing an evening performance on the 30th, and an afternoon and an evening performance on the 31st. The script is nearly complete, and rehearsals have … Read More

December Performance

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So two public performances, our first as the Encore Theatre Company, have been and gone. Thank you for those who came to see us and for all of the wonderful feedback we have received. Performing in a space designed for learning and teaching is not so easy but we managed to get everything to look the way we wanted and … Read More

Dance of the Caring Persons: Part 2

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On the 26th August we took part in the Dance of the Caring Persons at Bethlem Gallery. Xavier White, resident artist at London South Bank University, School of Health & Social Care wrote the piece to demonstrate how senses can be lost and found with courage, communication, compassion, commitment, competency and care given by the nursing staff of the NHS. He … Read More

Dance of the Caring Persons: Part 1

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It is very exciting to be working with Xavier White, the artist in residence at LSBU, to create a dance performance called ‘The Dance of the Caring Persons’ to be performed on August 26th at the Bethlem Gallery. Angie is choreographing the piece for us with Xavier about his experience of the loss and regaining of his senses and capacities, … Read More

South Facing Patio

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Last autumn we were approached by the Central School of Speech and Drama to work with four of their final year students in community theatre in the creation and performance of a piece entitled ‘taboo’! Five of us took the plunge into what was a very exciting and challenging experience. In developing the piece we explored taboo subjects with the … Read More