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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
We have a wonderful trailer for our next show – inspired by storylines and characters we have gathered during and after our work with children in Derbyshire, Oxfordshire and East London on our Once Upon a Project. ‘Rufus Longbottom and the Space Rabbit’ will be touring next July! See the trailer here
Well, it has been an incredibly busy week of R&D. We have some really interesting characters to work with, Rufus Longbottom, Dan and Anne all live in the Tandaria Care Home, looked after by the ever patient Bernard. When an Alien Space Rabbit crash lands outside his window, Rufus is drawn to help it. So […]