Earth Makes No Sound visits Poetry Cafe

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Excerpts of ‘Earth Makes No Sound‘ will be performed at The Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden on Saturday 15th September from 7.30pm onwards as part of an evening raising funds for Developing Health and Independence charity There will be tasty vegetarian food and drink in the lovely poetry café upstairs and locally made arts and crafts […]

Interviews and Podcasts

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Interviews and Podcasts

  If you want to know even more about Space Rabbit, you can find it here – a podcast with Lula and Osnat which wentlive whilst we were in Derbyshire and then a written interview with Theatre Weekly. Click on the links below. Theatre Weekly British Theatre guide PODCAST

EMNS is back for 2018

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Earth Makes No Sound is back! It will be taking place at The Place Theatre Euston on 18th August at 7.55 pm. We’re busy rehearsing with the Roundhouse Choir who are creatng a whole new section on plastic, the use, re-use or not of it, and next week we are back with our lovely Filament […]

First Day of Rehearsals!

First Day of Rehearsals!

 It’s the first day of rehearsals! Here you may be able to make out the cast who are gathered around the piano ‘note-bashing’ with Osnat. Some music is fully written, some we are going to develop with the cast. A read through, some costume explorations, and then lots and lots of singing!

STAMP at Shoreditch Town Hall

Yesterday, I went to join lots of other theatre companies and makers of work at the  STAMP Connects event at Shoreditch Town Hall. For those who don’t know, STAMP stands for ‘supporting theatre artists & makers of performance’ and is a collection of arts organisations from Old Vic to Hackney Showrooms, all with an interest […]

Filament Theatre Chorus explorations

Filament Theatre Chorus explorations

Here we are doing some explorations in sound and movement with the members of Filament Theatre Chorus. Once we have somthing cooking a little more, we’ll get some film and sound on here too!

Sabina running a Marathon for Rufus and Rabbit

Sabina running a Marathon for Rufus and Rabbit

Sabina, joint AD of Filament Theatre, is running a marathon to raise money towards the production of ‘Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit’ and its accompanying participation work. The marathon will be in two bits – ie, she will be running the Blenheim half marathon on October 1st 2017 and Oxford half-marathon on October 8th […]

Watch some songs from ‘Rufus’

 Have a little look and listen to a couple of songs we were working on during R&D with our fantastic cast, Lula Mebrahtu, Jonathan Hume, Simon Prag, Josh Considine and Rebecca Thorn. Filmed for us by David Wolfin. CLICK THIS!

The Team

The Team

Meet the team who worked with us to take a further sharing to our partner schools in Derbyshire and Oxfordshire from 7th-9th March 2017. Rebecca Thorn, Lula Mebrahtu, Simon Prag, Josh Considine and Jonathan Hume performed songs and scenes and demonstrated ideas to children at Dallimore and Ladywood Primary Schools in Kirk Hallam, St John’s […]

Work from our R&D week in Oxford and Derby

Work from our R&D week in Oxford and Derby

A wonderful week in Oxfordshire and Derbyshire, sharing a second period of R&D on ‘Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit ‘ found us seeing some truly imaginative work from pupils at Dallimore school inspired by the project. This can all be seen at: www.onceupona.filament-theatre.com. Well worth a look!

Southbank Fun

Southbank Fun

We had a wonderful week leading ‘Songs to Make Stories’ at Southbank Centre during February half term. 21 participants created songs and wrote stories and performed their work in front of a packed audience in the Clore Ballroom on Friday 17th February 2017. There’s some pictures here!

Songs Tell Stories at Southbank Centre 13th -17th Feb 2017

Songs Tell Stories at Southbank Centre 13th -17th Feb 2017

2017 is starting as a busy year for Filament. We are joining  VoiceLab at Southbank Centre to lead a week-long half-term workshop as part of Imagine Children’s Festival. Using Nordic Folktales as inspiration, we will be singing and writing songs, exploring the world of trolls and giants and the land of the Midnight Sun! Our participants will […]