Filament Chorus Online supported by People’s Postcode Lottery

Filament Chorus Online supported by People’s Postcode Lottery

Filament are delighted to have received a grant from Postcode Neighbourhood Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The Trust is supporting  development of Filament’s Online Chorus during the next three months, enabling us to continue to build a community of both professional and non-professional singers interested in new and challenging […]

Staging Change

Staging Change

Whilst we have been in lockdown, Osnat and Sabina have been working with the Filament Isolation Chorus – a group of singers meeting once or twice a week to sing and move and experiment. We have been commissioned to recreate some of the work from Earth Makes No Sound for the Cubitt sessions online and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

Filament Theatre Workshop at Voices Now 2017

Filament Theatre Workshop at Voices Now 2017

Filament will be running a workshop at Voices Now 2017, entitled Dance, Move Sing! Come and join us on Saturday 8th July at 11am. It’s free. More details about the workshop and the festival here

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!

East Ham Library – Filament lead story and songmaking workshops

East Ham Library – Filament lead story and songmaking workshops

As part of a rolling programme that brings arts opportunities to residents of Newham, (and as part of our residency at Stratford Circus) Filament have been invited to lead a series of workshops at East Ham Library for local families. Starting on 13th February, our story and songmaking workshops will be running in the library […]

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 […]

I’m Still Young For My Age

I’m Still Young For My Age

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 […]