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Andy Field: Lookout
Created in collaboration with local primary school children, Lookout is a one-to-one encounter between one adult audience member and one child performer taking place somewhere high up overlooking the city. Together they look out across Manchester and imagine its future.
Fri 4 Nov
Candoco Dance Company
A double bill from the cutting-edge company of disabled and non-disabled dancers that invites audiences to consider what dance can be. In these two outstanding works, Set and Reset/Reset (Trisha Brown Dance Company/ Candoco Dance Company) and Let’s Talk About Dis (by Hetain Patel), Candoco brings together iconic…
Contact and Slung Low: The Siege Of Christmas
Devised and performed by Contact Young Company. Directed by Alan Lane (Slung Low). 'Right, so if a gang of naughty, bad and ferocious misfits decided to kidnap the Spirit of Christmas, where would they stash her? ‘Exactly. In a castle. And there’s only one castle in Manchester, and some fool decided to put a theatre in…
Thu 15 Dec
Fri 16 Dec
Sat 17 Dec
Contact Young Company: Auditions
Contact’s award-winning ensemble recruited from a diverse mix of performers, actors, musicians, dancers, poets and MCs under 25. They create professional-standard public performances working with internationally acclaimed companies and directors, including the likes of Forced Entertainment, and Stacy Makishi.
Gary Clarke's Coal
Award-winning choreographer Gary Clarke marks the end of the 30th anniversary of the British Miner's Strike with this nostalgic and emotional dance piece exploring community, solidarity and survival.
Greg Wohead: Comeback Special
The writer, performer and live artist originally from Texas, presents a unique re-enactment of Elvis Presley's 1968 Comeback Special.
Home Is…ILÉ LA WA
Home Is… explores the concept of home and what happens when your idea of home conflicts with the reality. The same morning the Government unleashes ‘Go Home’ buses on the streets of London, four strangers find themselves detained together following an immigration raid. Featuring the words of acclaimed poets Tolu…
Level Up! Audition
Level up is a specialised project for young musicians between the ages of 13 to 25 in Manchester who are serious about their musical careers. The project will develop skills in song writing, recording and music production whilst exploring branding, marketing, publishing plus more relevant music industry/business…
Level Up: Music Project
Develop music production skills working with industry professionals to arrange, mix, produce and record music.
Tue 1 Nov
Tue 8 Nov
Tue 15 Nov
MCs, DJs, vocalists, poets and producers! Collaborate, build your skills, share tracks and material in person and online.
Hosted by Keisha Thompson. Open stage event for dancers. Turn up and just watch, or let the music grab you and join in.
MLF16: An Evening with Alan Cumming
Witty, sharp, sophisticated and provocative… Described by Time Magazine as one of the most fun people in show business, Alan Cumming has built up a devoted audience over decades of unforgettable performances on television, stage and screen. In his frank and funny new book, You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories…
Interested in drama skills and acting? Drop in and learn from professional performers, actors and directors. No experience necessary.
Cabaret night hosted by Timberlina.
Open Clasp Theatre Company: Key Change
The prison van, fences high, a Magpie. One for sorrow. Snatched the babies. The mother fought, but it was too big, and flew too high. Devised with women in HMP Low Newton to tour to male prisons, critically-acclaimed Key Change carries their voices over the razor wire in a raw and illuminating portrayal of women in…
A Queer Revue!
A Queer Revue at Band on the Wall returns for the final outing of 2016 with some of the coolest queer cabaret acts around in one of the Northern Quarter’s finest venues with a big old party afterwards. From drag to tarot, performance art to live music, comedy to nail art, it all happens under one roof with the…
RAW (Rhythm And Words)
Regular open mic nights for poets, vocalists and MCs.
Samosa Shack Food Offering
£5 selection box that includes: Mixed Vegetable Samosas. Bateta Vada (potato balls) Patra (steamed colocasia leaves)
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Celebrating 400 years of ‘sound and fury’ Shakespeare Schools Festival is proud to present a series of unique performances by children from all over Greater Manchester. Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, this is a wonderful way to experience the language, magic and possibilities of Shakespeare.
Develop skills in lighting, sound and technical theatre led by our professional technicians.
Young Identity at 6
Spoken word performers teach beginners to write, create and perform.