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 […]

FTC in New Year Collaboration with GVE

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Filament Theatre Chorus is back! We are collaborating with GVE on a series of workshops which will end with a performance of work at Deptford Town Hall on 19th March. If you would like to come and be part of the Chorus, please contact us here.

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 […]