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The Devil's Violin: Stolen

Friday, 25 January, 2019 - 19:30

The Devil’s Violin: Stolen
Tickets: £12/£10 concessions
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A young woman goes missing. The search for her uncovers secrets which threaten to destroy her family….

The Devil’s Violin return with an enchanting blend of words and music. Brimming with dreamlike images that will haunt you long after the performance ends, The Devil’s Violin will take you on an epic journey to The Land of No Return.

Daniel Morden’s mesmeric tales of hope and adversity are accompanied by the exquisite strings of Oliver Wilson-Dickson and Sarah Moody.

To experience Daniel Morden in full flight is an amazing thing. Ian MacMillan

A master weaver of tales spinning a magical thread of narrative, drawing on numerous traditional folk tales and myths. The Bristol Post

National Youth Theatre of Great Britain Recruitment Workshop | 26 January

Saturday, 26 January, 2019 - 09:00

National Youth Theatre Audition

Aged 14-25 and love to perform? The National Youth Theatre want to meet you!
Between January and March 2019, the National Youth Theatre are holding acting auditions and backstage interviews at over 70 venues across the UK.
On Saturday 26th January and Saturday 9th February the National Youth Theatre auditions are at Falmouth University in Cornwall. 
To audition for National Youth Theatre summer courses and become a member head to www.nyt.org.uk/apply

What happens on the day?
Take part in a 3 hour workshop led by National Youth Theatre Associates. In the afternoon perform a 3 minute monologue from a published play and for backstage interviews, tell us about your interests and experience.

Cheap Date Dance Company: Dirty Words

Friday, 1 February, 2019 - 19:30

Cheap Date Dance Company: Dirty Words
Tickets: £14/£11 concessions
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A music and dance duet with dancer, Grace Clayton (Grace Clayton Dance, Cheap Date) and multi-instrumentalist, Seamas Carey (Kneehigh, Wildworks). A crash landing of selfexpression, communication, action and reaction through live music, dance, theatre, and digital media. 

This visual monologue questions the physical, verbal, facial, tonal, nuanced way we talk to the world. An exploration and debate of music and movement that rebounds, vibrates, clashes, reacts and challenges each other in the same space, just as our words do.

Comedy Club: Lou Sanders

Wednesday, 6 February, 2019 - 20:30

Comedy Club: Lou Sanders
Tickets: £11/£8 concessions
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An acclaimed stand-up, Lou Sanders’ latest Edinburgh show Shame Pig was a huge hit, receiving rave reviews, completely selling out and earning her the Comedian’s Choice Award for Best Show.

Lou’s recent TV appearances include 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), The Russell Howard Hour (Sky 1), Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled (DAVE), Karl Pilkington’s sitcom Sick of It (Sky One), and a live stand-up set on Comic Relief (BBC1). She supported Katherine Ryan on her latest West End run.

A Fringe comedian who leaves you wanting more? I’ll take that deal. ****The Times

Genuinely Different. ****The Scotsman

Thank the comedy Gods. ****Chortle

National Youth Theatre of Great Britain Recruitment Workshop | 09 February

Saturday, 9 February, 2019 - 09:00

National Youth Theatre Audition

Aged 14-25 and love to perform? The National Youth Theatre want to meet you!
Between January and March 2019, the National Youth Theatre are holding acting auditions and backstage interviews at over 70 venues across the UK.
On Saturday 26th January and Saturday 9th February the National Youth Theatre auditions are at Falmouth University in Cornwall.
To audition for National Youth Theatre summer courses and become a member head to www.nyt.org.uk/apply

What happens on the day?
Take part in a 3 hour workshop led by National Youth Theatre Associates. In the afternoon perform a 3 minute monologue from a published play and for backstage interviews, tell us about your interests and experience.

Scratchworks: Womans (like Romans but with a ‘W’)

Saturday, 9 February, 2019 - 19:30

Scratchworks: Womans (like Romans but with a ‘W’)
Tickets: £12/£10 concessions
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It’s 46BC, Ancient Rome. Our hero, Leta has been declared a traitor by the Roman Senate. She is given a punishment worse than death ‘Damnatio Memoriae’ – to be erased from history. Whilst noble Gladiators and infamous Emperors around her are becoming legends, her name will be scratched out and forgotten forever. But with the help from some mischievous muses, she decides to rebel against the Republic.

Join Leta’s determined journey to reclaim her place in the history books, from crashing the Colosseum to bargaining with Brutus, she will go to the ends of the empire to make her mark. A feast for the eyes and the ears with physical comedy, clowning and original music, WOMANS is a raucous tale of the first female resistance.

James McDermott: Rubber Ring

Wednesday, 20 February, 2019 - 19:30

James McDermott: Rubber Ring
Tickets: £12/£10 concessions
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Jimmy is sixteen, sexually confused and stuck in Sheringham. He’s screwed. Well he’s not actually: that’s the problem... When pop star Morrissey comes to London, Jimmy flees to the city to try and find his hero and himself. Rubber Ring is a comedy drama about learning to love yourself and your roots. Rubber Ring opened at The Pleasance Islington prior to a two year national tour and is currently being adapted for TV with Hat Trick Productions (Outnumbered, Father Ted.)

Rubber Ring is the debut play by Norfolk playwright James McDermott. It’s produced by Velvet Trumpet, a company that aim to present work exploring unexamined lives, championing the work of those we don’t usually see on stage.

IDER plus Support

Saturday, 23 February, 2019 - 19:30

IDER plus Support
Tickets: £8 advance / £10 on the door (plus booking fee)
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The London flatmates combine introspective lyrics with gorgeous harmonies and memorable melodies. The Observer

IDER’s Mellow Pop Sums Up the Confusion of Being in Your Twenties. Noisey ‘You’ve Got Your Whole Life Ahead Of You Baby’ is another snapshot into their tender tones and intimate instrumentals that drive their magical sound. The Line of Best Fit

Comedy Club: Annie McGrath

Wednesday, 6 March, 2019 - 20:30

Comedy Club: Annie McGrath
Tickets: £11/£8 concessions
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Deadpan comic Annie McGrath is back with some dry jokes and silly anecdotes. She is a 2018 Funny Women Awards finalist and has appeared on BBC3, BBC Radio 4 Extra, Channel 4, ITV2 and Sky Sports. Annie has performed comedy at various clubs and festivals around the UK, including the Edinburgh Fringe, Camden Fringe, Latitude Festival, Green Man, and Machynlleth Comedy Festival.

Spot-on comic timing… Delightfully dark. ****ThreeWeeks

Hilarious. **** EdFringe Review

Smart and smutty. London Evening Standard.

Tonight’s opening act is Patrick Turpin. A gifted comedic voice. The Skinny

20:00 doors for 20:30 start

Bellatrix plus support Hockeysmith

Friday, 8 March, 2019 - 20:30

Bellatrix plus support Hockeysmith
Tickets: £10 advance/£12 on the door
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‘Bellatrix is the charismatic, unpredictable, genre bending maverick you didn’t know you needed in your life’, wrote DUMMY when the quirky young artist released her debut EP Real Stuffed Owls mid-2017. Citing influences from Bjork to Sun Ra, Bellatrix has delivered a blisteringly inventive body of work that won her serious acclaim from tastemaker artists and critics alike, along with airplay on BBC R6MUSIC, BBC R1, SOHO RADIO and AMAZING RADIO.

Tribe// Still I Rise

Saturday, 16 March, 2019 - 19:30

Tribe// Still I Rise
Tickets: £14/£11 concessions
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Still I Rise, the debut work by TRIBE// is a call to arms, a defiant and uplifting work danced by a female cast. Raw and emotive dance is combined with Victoria Fox’s powerful yet articulate movement style. The work channels the resilient, unapologetic nature of Maya Angelou’s poem. It’s unflinching, relentless hope for the human spirit binds this visceral dance work together. From pounding beats to stirring classical arias the music drives the dancers onwards. Falling down, gathering up… we rise.

Molly Naylor & Company: LIGHTS! PLANETS! PEOPLE!

Wednesday, 20 March, 2019 - 19:30

Molly Naylor & Company: LIGHTS! PLANETS! PEOPLE!
Tickets: £12/£10 concessions
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Renowned space scientist Maggie Hill recently launched a career-defining mission to find habitable planets. It didn't go well. Shortly afterwards, her girlfriend stopped speaking to her. She's going to have to address both of these catastrophes. Maggie is giving a lecture about her career, to inspire young women to work in science. She's also attending her first therapy session, in which she's at pains to state how her bipolar disorder isn't relevant to the conversation. The spaces overlap as we begin to build a picture of Maggie's greatest achievements and biggest regrets.

TINNEDFRUIT plus SKiNNY MiLK

Friday, 22 March, 2019 - 20:30

TINNEDFRUIT plus SKiNNY MiLK
Tickets: £5
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Three-piece alternative garage rockpunk outfit Tinnedfruit bring their signature noise back to AMATA. Expect Fuzzed out riffs, trashy drums and psychedelic vocals. In true Tinnedfruit DIY fashion, their third album is out now on a small host of underground independent labels and has already gained critical acclaim throughout the underground scene.

Punk // Garage Rock // Psych // Slacker Grunge. For fans of: Wipers, Meatbodies, Black Flag, Pixies.

Support from the incredible SKiNNY MiLK – Brighton based two-piece, heavyweights on the garage rock scene.

Fuzz rock // Garage rock // Punk. For fans of: Black Sabbath, Thee Oh Sees, Slaves.

tinnedfruit.bandcamp.com

EDGE Dance Company: Triple Bill

Saturday, 30 March, 2019 - 19:30

EDGE Dance Company: Triple Bill
Tickets: £11/£8 concessions
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EDGE is the postgraduate performance company of London Contemporary Dance School.

This year, the EDGE Dance Company tour will feature three brand new works by international award-winning choreographers Hagit Yakira, Fabio Liberti and Jorge Crecis.

This triple bill brings together the energy and skills of 13 exceptional dancers from across the globe in a programme packed with drama and passion. EDGE introduces some of the brightest new talents in performance and choreography to the international stage.

lcds.ac.uk/edgestudy

Comedy Club: Brett Goldstein

Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 - 20:30

Comedy Club: Brett Goldstein
Tickets: £11/£8 concessions
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Brett Goldstein is an award-winning British actor/comedian who is in his twelfth year of stand up and has done four Edinburgh shows. With an ever increasing body of TV and film work, Brett has co-starred as ‘Scott’ in Drifters (E4),‘Tom’ in Derek (C4/Netflix), had regular roles in forthcoming comedy series Hoff The Record (Dave) and starred in the lead role of ‘Bob’ in the award-winning feature film, Superbob (which he also co-wrote). He had a lead role in the feature Adult Life Skills (with Jodie Whittaker) and co-wrote the Catherine Tate Nan specials (BBC1).

A masterclass of content and timing. **** The Sunday Herald

…an expert blend of performance, emotion and gags. ****Sunday Times

Tremough Follies present: Urinetown | Friday 17 May 2019

Friday, 17 May, 2019 - 19:30

Tremough Follies Present: Urinetown
Tickets: £12/£8 concessions
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‘What kind of a musical is this?!’

Tremough Follies are proud to present Urinetown (Yoor’in toun).

Yes, that really is the name of the show. Urinetown is a three time Tony Award-winning satirical musical comedy that premiered in 2001 and has since received 5-star reviews at London’s Apollo Theatre.

If you’ve ever been caught changeless at a public loo then this show is for you.

Tremough Follies present: Urinetown | Saturday 18 May 2019 | Matinee

Saturday, 18 May, 2019 - 14:00

Tremough Follies present Urinetown
Tickets: £12/£8 concessions
Click Here to book online.

‘What kind of a musical is this?!’

Tremough Follies are proud to present Urinetown (Yoor’in toun).

Yes, that really is the name of the show. Urinetown is a three time Tony Award-winning satirical musical comedy that premiered in 2001 and has since received 5-star reviews at London’s Apollo Theatre.

If you’ve ever been caught changeless at a public loo then this show is for you.

Tremough Follies present: Urinetown | Saturday 18 May 2019

Saturday, 18 May, 2019 - 19:30

Tremough Follies present Urinetown
Tickets: £12/£8 concessions
Click Here to book online.

‘What kind of a musical is this?!’

Tremough Follies are proud to present Urinetown (Yoor’in toun).

Yes, that really is the name of the show. Urinetown is a three time Tony Award-winning satirical musical comedy that premiered in 2001 and has since received 5-star reviews at London’s Apollo Theatre.

If you’ve ever been caught changeless at a public loo then this show is for you.

Summer Dance Intensives with Grace Murdoch | 24 & 25 July 2019

Wednesday, 24 July, 2019 - 10:00 to Thursday, 25 July, 2019 - 16:00

Summer Dance Intensives with Grace Murdoch (Cheap Date Dance Company)
Cost: £30 per person
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Spend two days with Grace creating an original piece of work, starting each day with a technique class and then exploring creative tasks and set material. Over two days the dancers will collaborate, ending in an informal sharing at the end of the second day. This unique opportunity is a great chance to start off the summer well, developing technical skill, collaborative skills in the wonderful AMATA studios at Falmouth University’s Penryn Campus.

Summer Dance Intensives with Grace Murdoch | 26 & 27 July 2019

Friday, 26 July, 2019 - 10:00 to Saturday, 27 July, 2019 - 16:00

Summer Dance Intensives with Grace Murdoch (Cheap Date Dance Company)
Cost: £30 per person
Click Here to book online.

Spend two days with Grace creating an original piece of work, starting each day with a technique class and then exploring creative tasks and set material. Over two days the dancers will collaborate, ending in an informal sharing at the end of the second day. This unique opportunity is a great chance to start off the summer well, developing technical skill, collaborative skills in the wonderful AMATA studios at Falmouth University’s Penryn Campus.