Greenwich Theatre Children’s Festival – Online!

Greenwich Theatre Children’s Festival – Online!

Come and join Osnat, Sabina, Singing Sam, Melody Max, Manu Mask and Mattie Model as we sing and make as part of Greenwich Theatre’s Children’s Festival. All our events will be streamed by Greenwich Theatre from 9th July for one week. Osnat will lead a 10-minute sing along with her two assistants, Melody Max and […]

Power in Me

Power in Me

Singing Sam and Melody Max who have been helping Osnat bring music to the pupils who have been homeschooling during lockdown, taking part in the Young Voices #powerinme singing challenge. We stand with all our collaborators, friends, pupils and students of colour. #Black Lives Matter

Feather Game – in isolation

We have been busy creating films during this period of lockdown – partly as a way to keep in touch with our collaborators (it does us all good to see each and sing together) but also to find out how we can make work using the new media that we are getting used to during […]

Happy Easter from us all at Filament

Happy Easter from us all at Filament

During these very unusual times, we have made a short film to wish all our friends a very happy Easter. We hope you and your loved ones stay well and safe. We’ll be uploading some more content as the weeks go by, so please do check back in.

Covid-19: Some Filament films to keep you occupied!

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Covid-19: Some Filament films to keep you occupied!

Whilst we are on lockdown, you can watch some of our work online. There are two versions of Earth Makes No Sound, One filmed at The Place, please click here and one filmed at Southbank Centre, available here. Please enjoy!

The power of music in hospital – a blog by Jenni Elbourne

The power of music in hospital – a blog by Jenni Elbourne

Why Daring is Caring in Hospital Arts August 2018. I am lying on the floor of an atrium at Guy’s Hospital; surrounded by an ensemble of singers from Filament Theatre Company. As we sing the title song of “Earth Makes No Sound” the vibration of our communal breath and the sound of our four-part a […]

Osnat visits Circolo della Terza Eta lunch club at the Italian Church

Osnat visits Circolo della Terza Eta lunch club at the Italian Church

It was a bright cold day in January as I waited outside on the steps of St Peter’s Italian Church in Clerkenwell. I was waiting for Fabio, our Italian friend and translator. [I love italian but my accent is far better than my vocab or ability so his help was crucial] The ceiling of the […]

Filament is 10!

Filament is 10!

On Sunday 17th November, Filament celebrated 10 years of making work. We marked the occasion at the 7 Dials Club, Covent Garden with cast members from our very first show,  choir members who took part in the last performances of  ‘Earth Makes No Sound’, commissioners, board members, audience members and friends! Of course, we sang […]

R&D Underway on Under One Roof

R&D Underway on Under One Roof

This week, we are at the wonderful Greenwich Theatre, working on ‘Under One Roof’ our next homegrown piece . Working with Freya Wynn-Jones, Jonathan Andrew Hume, Cherise Adams-Burnett, Aaron McCallum Hepple and Christopher Short.    

GOSH commission

GOSH commission

We are delighted to announce that we have been commissioned by Great Ormond Street Hospital Arts to create a new work to celebrate the opening of a flagship centre for Sight and Sound at GOSH  in the former Italian Hospital, Queen Square.  The work, which will reflect the building’s history as well as its new […]

BALANCE – a sharing of work GVE and Filament

BALANCE – a sharing of work GVE and Filament

After 6 weeks of workshops which combined Goldsmiths Vocal Ensemble and members of Filament Theatre Chorus, we are delighted to perform a sharing of work. ‘BALANCE’ is an improvised choral piece inspired by the theme of balance, using Jacques Lecoq’s technique of the plateau as a starting point. Join us for this special one-off performance […]

ARPA Occitanie

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We are looking forward to our first overseas workshop as we take part in ARPA’s series of professional training workshops this February near Toulouse in France. ‘Choir On Stage’ is aimed at choral leaders, voice tutors, musical directors or singers interested in developing how choirs occupy space on stage. We’ll be drawing on our work […]