We are now members of ITC

We are now members of ITC

We are delighted to have become members of the Independent Theatre Council – the management association for the independent theatre sector. We are looking forward to taking part in the many opportunities ITC offers. You can find out more about ITC here

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 […]

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

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!

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 […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We  hope  you all have a very peaceful Christmas and a happy 2017! Very best wishes Sabina, Osnat. Cara and all the Filament team

Trailer from our R&D

Trailer from our R&D

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

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 […]