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Sparks this SUNDAY (3rd)

June 27th, 2011


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Sparks Events 2011

June 9th, 2011

3rd July, The Junction.

A NEW WRITING IMMERSION DAY.

This is our annual Sparks new writing event, a warm-up for the Hotbed festival featuring new plays, workshops, coaching, masterclasses and social events.

For more detailed information click here

Workshop – Finding Your Voice  10.00-12.00

With Sarah Dickenson, Head Reader, Soho Theatre. An introduction to playwriting for early career writers. Free Event. ONLY 10 PLACES AVAILABLE. To reserve a space email office@menagerie.uk.com

Masterclass Workshop 12.00-14.30

With April De Angelis. A practical playwriting workshop with acclaimed playwright (RSC, RNT etc) April De Angelis. For writers who have experience of writing for the stage. £20/£15 Concessions. ONLY 12 PLACES AVAILABLE. To reserve a space email office@menagerie.uk.com

Staged Readings of new plays

Foxfinder 15.00-17.00

By Dawn King

Directed by Jacqui Honess-Martin

 

The Plan 17.15-18.00

By Laura Watson

Directed by Patrick Morris

 

Girl Walks Into A Bar 18.30-20.00

By Matthew Wilkie

Directed by Paul Bourne

 

All readings FREE – no booking required… each play is followed by a short talk-back.


Professional Development coaching

One to one coaching sessions (1 hour) with Andrew Burton – writer and career coach. £35/£28 Concessions. ONLY 5 PLACES AVAILABLE. For more information click here.

To reserve a space email office@menagerie.uk.com

BBC Plays

An opportunity to listen to recordings of Menagerie’s short BBC Radio Dramas throughout the day…

The Junction Café/Bar will be open all day for coffees and cold drinks

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Sparks programme announced!

June 1st, 2011

2011 July 3rd  The Junction Cambridge 10 am – 10pm

Immerse yourself in a day of new writing

Including masterclass workshops, readings, professional development and social events

Main performances: Staged readings of two new plays Foxfinder by Dawn King and Girl Walks Into a Bar by Matthew Wilkie plus extracts from works in progress including a new piece by Laura Watson.

For more detailed information click here

All times and details to be confirmed

Watch this space

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Meyer-Whitworth Award

May 31st, 2011


Artistic Director Paul Bourne is to be on the judging panel for the 20th Meyer-Whitworth award for the best play by a new playwright produced in 2010.

For more details on the award visit click here


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Menagerie have a new address – ‘The Studio’

May 25th, 2011

Menagerie are relocating offices and changing address on 28th May 2011. We are moving out of Eastern Court to ‘The Studio’ in Citylife House, Sturton Street, Cambridge. Our email addresses and telephone numbers are remaining the same. Until the new line is put in you can reach us on: 07876 680145

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The Studio

Citylife House

Sturton Street

Cambridge

CB1 2QF

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ABC Corporate Training

May 18th, 2011

Agricultural Bank of China Signs a Cooperation Memorandum with the University of Cambridge

Menagerie have developed programmes on leadership impact and communication skills for a series of creative corporate training events with the Agricultural Bank of China @ the Judge business school Cambridge. As part of ABC’s programmes in Cambridge they will use actors to demonstrate interpersonal skills.

For more details on Menagerie training click here

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The Bar Necessities

May 18th, 2011

The event Raising The Bar training session was held at the Junction in Cambridge yesterday.

This included an interactive performance of The Bar Necessities by Menagerie. Written by Craig Baxter.

“Events like Raising The Bar can provide skills and knowledge in a light-hearted manner, but with a clear and concise message to get across.”

This interactive new play is used as a unique training method.

For more training information click here
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Menagerie are on Twitter!

May 10th, 2011

Menagerie are finally on Twitter!

We will be keeping it updated as much as possible so follow us @ http://twitter.com/Menagerie_

You can also follow the Menagerie Group on Facebook for more Menagerie news. Please give us feedback and comments!

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Menagerie back from the US

May 3rd, 2011

Menagerie have arrived back from the US today having performed Let Newton Be! all over Canada and the US

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Sparks @ The Junction

April 11th, 2011


Email office@menagerie.uk.com to reserve tickets.

For more information click here


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Workshop – Finding Your Voice 10.00-12.00 – With Sarah DickensonFREE


Masterclass Workshop 12.00-14.30 – With April De Angelis – £20/£15 Concessions.


Staged Readings of new plays – FREE


Foxfinder 15.00-17.00, By Dawn King, Directed by Jacqui Honess-Martin


The Plan 17.15-18.00, By Laura Watson, Directed by Patrick Morris


Girl Walks Into A Bar 18.30-20.00, By Matthew Wilkie, Directed by Paul Bourne


Professional Development coaching, with Andrew Burton – writer and career coach. £35/£28 Concessions.


BBC Plays – FREE An opportunity to listen to recordings of Menagerie’s short BBC Radio Dramas throughout the day…

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