We have a cast!

by Chantal Williams – Community Producer I have been gifted with casting for Rent Party, a show that does not shy away from being all […]

The Future of theatre is here

The future of theatre is here. It’s in our empty buildings, our streets, our parks and our houses. It’s about things that matter to us, […]

To survive, theatre must change – a ‘return to normal’ is not an option

What if every theatre and theatre company saw itself as a community theatre company? What if institutions handed over power to young people to tell their own stories and develop their creativity? What if youth workers were seen as being arts workers, and every community had an artist in its midst? Lyn Gardner writes a reflection on the Culture Plan B podcast featuring Common Wealth, Conrad Murray, Beatfreaks and Company Three.

Culture Plan B

In the second episode of CulturePlanB, David Jubb talks to Rhiannon White and Evie Manning, Co-Artistic Directors of Common Wealth Theatre. They chat about the importance of making friends as part of the creative process, about the expertise they experience in all the communities they work with, about how youth workers should be appreciated as artists and about the need for transparency and democracy in arts programming and funding.  And tons of other stuff….

Imagine New Rules Podcast – Evie Manning

Arnolfini director Claire Doherty will be imagining an arts centre for the future, and for Bristol, with invited guests through a new fortnightly podcast series.