Photos from our Dress Rehearsal

Photos from our Dress Rehearsal

We have had a fantastic time in rehearsals and the show starts next week in Derby – here’s a sneaky peek!  

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!

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 […]