Works – performances – shows, you know what we’re talking about. It’s what were about, making artistic things to share with people.
It’s the 1980s. One of the Midland’s first Black Police officers and an acclaimed gospel guitarist, faces conflict on the streets, at work and in church. To bring harmony to […]
Watching the world for a day.
In inner-space everyday life is science fictionwe are astronauts floating across the living rooma mug of tea touches downsometimes we talk – over After five days playing with a mascot […]
Using thousands of gold painted dominoes All Our Money explains everything in a fast paced, clear and very funny theatre show. Designed to be performed without any fuss in community […]
The inspirational stories of weightlifters Precious McKenzie and Emily Campbell made into ten different shows by ten different primary schools – all called Precious Emily, combining to become a gala performance.
The Anatomy of Melancholy has been described as “the greatest book ever written”. Nearly 400 years old, it is a vast, 1500 page attempt to identify the causes, symptoms and […]
Each year we help Year 8 at Saltley Academy stage twin productions of a play by Shakespeare on the site of his house in Stratford-Upon-Avon. This year it is Romeo and Juliet.
Precious Emily is inspired by the extraordinary life story of Precious McKenzie who was born in apartheid era South Africa and showed indomitable spirit to overcome extraordinary odds and become […]
Guided tours of rivers, performed live, indoors or out, illustrated by especially commissioned textile ribbon maps. The library is growing. A new map and tour will be unveiled in October.
An improvised walkabout performance (unless they’re sat down) in which two sports commentators describe everyday life in too much detail. Catch them live in person or streamed live online.
Home of The Wriggler is a lo-fi sci-fi docu-drama: Lo-fi because the lights and sound are all powered by the cast, givingthe show a strange intensity and immediacy. Sci-fi because […]
The title What When comes from the familiar chant of protest: Person with big voice “What do we want?”Everyone else “[insert demand]”Person with big voice “When do we want it?”Everyone […]
Time Critical was created for our 25th Anniversary Party and premiered at mac on 30th November 2016 Two performers confront each other across a table, a chess clock between them. […]
An Iron Age fort is reoccupied by visitors from a post-silicon age. Two worlds overlap on this dramatic location high in the Shropshire Hills. Four strangers from a far future […]
On a film set in a Winnebago, Kate, a young film star, is being made up. She’s beautiful but scared. She’s on the edge, acting in front of the camera […]
Three Cardinals in crimson robes are on a mission of evangelism. They are on tour with a puppet show they have made that sets out their abbreviated and extrapolated reading […]
Stratford-upon-AvonFrom 23 April (Shakespeare’s Birthday) until 30th October 2016 The Royal Shakespeare Company initially asked us if we were interested in creating an edition of the Steps Series for June […]
Have you ever fallen in love with a film star? Have they loved you back? The benshi were live narrators of silent films in Japan until the ‘talkies’ wiped them […]
Impressive and original […] a fascinating and exhilarating piece of work from a company of real artistic innovators who always have new things to say and new ways of saying […]
A play we commissioned from Nenad Prokic, an award winning Serbian playwright, about the start of the first world war. Visiting the philosopher Carl Popper, Nenad mentioned that the Serbs […]
Tuning Out With Radio Z was commissioned by MAC to celebrate its re-opening. In its initial form it was a six hour long improvised performance. With the first two hours […]
Skirball Cultural Centre, Los Angeles1st March – & 28th April 2013 Timed to coincide with the passover season, Exodus Steps translates into vinyl the dramatic biblical story of the Hebrew’s […]
Twilightofthefreakingods celebrated five glorious years @ A E Harris, the last performance at the venue in its large format. Twilightofthefreakingods was a large scale theatrical experiment that unfolded slowly over […]
Wellingborough Town Centre27th August – Early November 2012 Foot Steps responded to a commissioning opportunity advertised by Northampton County Council. Their brief, to make a piece for a project called […]
Golden Steps, London22nd July – 6th September 2012 Golden Steps was a commission for UP Projects as part of their Terminus Treats for Twenty Twelve programme working in partnership with […]
Handsworth and Aston Parks24 March – 24 September 2012 This first ‘documentary’ edition of The Steps Series encourages visitors to marvel at a range of amazingathletic performances that have won […]
Stan’s Cafe, has a genius way of explaining things and making the difficult simple. Lyn Gardner – The Guardian A play about the 2008 financial collapse, set in 17th Century […]
Once artists were supported by patrons, wealthy individuals who commissioned work for their own pleasure/aggrandisement/favour with God. Now, with public subsidy of art, the relationship between artist and patron is […]
Domaine d’O, Montpelier, France2 – 30 October 2010 As part of Stan’s Cafe’s three year relationship with Domaine d’O the venuecommissioned an edition of The Steps Series for their Ampitheatre. […]
First conceived 10 years ago, I See With My Eyes Closed was the fulfillment of a dream long-held between Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Stan’s Cafe, of collaborating on a […]