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Heartbreak On The Lawn

What do skate parks have to do with Peter Pan? Kay Brown tells us about Heartbreak Productions summer season at Temple Newsam.

"Heartbreak Productions, a theatre company with over 20 years experience, are presenting an programme of outdoor theatre premieres at Temple Newsam this Summer.

Project Hope

Theatre maker Simon Brewis tells us about Project Hope and Leeds Story Cycle.

The Nexus Laboratory

Nicki Davy of West Yorkshire Theatre Networks invites artists to get involved in the upcoming Nexus Laboratory.

"Theatres. Art Galleries. Museums. You don’t need to go too far to find cultural and creative inspiration in Leeds. 

Made In China: Gym Party

Made In China is the collaborative work of Tim Cowbury and Jessica Latowicki. Their most recent show is Gym Party and will be performed as part of West Yorkshire Playhouse' Transform Festival. Here they talk us through the process of creating a show based on a 'big, messy and universal paradox'.

Transform Festival 2014: One Big Weekend

Amy Letman, Associate Producer at West Yorkshire Playhouse, is getting giddy for this years Transform Festival at the end of March. Here's why.

"Here at West Yorkshire Playhouse, plans are fully under way for our fourth Transform Festival which runs this year from Thursday 27-Sunday 30 March. The festival was initiated by the Playhouse in 2011, and each year since, has continued to make the venue an exciting home for experimental theatre and adventurous collaborations.

Autonomous Events

Matt Allen tells us how Autonomous Events is supporting new theatre makers in Leeds.

"What is Auto Events and what do you do? I’ve been answering that question quite a lot recently so I guess it must be a good time to write a blog about what we do and why we do it. Auto Events is an expansion of the NEWK platform that we have run in Leeds since 2010. So what is NEWK? (You may ask)

Theatre's Lightbulb Moment

Jane Earnshaw (I Love West Leeds and Leeds Inspired) blogs about why Leeds and Bradford are top of the medal table when it comes to exporting theatre.

"Theatre in the summer? You must be kidding, theatre goes to sleep in the summer. Except that it doesn’t anymore. The theatre coming out of Leeds and Bradford at the moment is unstoppable.

If you happen to be heading to Edinburgh this summer to soak up the hectic hub-bub that is the fringe you might be forgiven for thinking you had never left Yorkshire.

Emerge SummerFest 2012

The full line up has been announced for this year’s Emerge SummerFest, a celebration of new and emerging theatre-makers from across the north. The week-long event, which runs from Sun 17 – Sun 24 June 2012, includes full-length performances, works-in-progress, networking opportunities and workshops from some of the region’s best emerging companies and artists.

New Theatre-Makers: Open Call

Dick Bonham from Emerge tells Leeds Inspired about an open call for new theatre-makers in the region.

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