This year had a significant focus on Creative Learning work. We also made an installation/sculpture for Theater Bonn (What When) and a durational outdoor performance for two ironage forts in Shropshire (The Camp).
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.
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.
Saltley Academy and Washwood Heath Academy After a number of years working with our Partner Schools Washwood Heath Academy and Saltley Academy we were fortunate enough to gain a Change […]
Alex’s Adventures This ‘choose your own adventure’ story was written by Year 5 at Victoria Park Primary Academy. It is a bit of an experiment. The pupils all started writing […]
ANY FOOL CAN START A WAR13:45 16th June13:45 and 19:00 17th JuneTICKETS NOW AVAILABLE VIA MAC. BOX OFFICE Central England Teacher TrainingWe met trainee teachers on two occasions during the […]
Public work-in-progress showings are a blight on the contemporary theatre landscape, they rarely help artists, regularly confuse audiences and serve principally as a political slight of hand to divert attention […]
Washwood Heath Academy, BirminghamInstalled 10 & 13 November, 2017 The staff at Washwood Heath Academy are familiar with our vinyl work down the road at Saltley Academy and so asked […]
On 8th November we hosted an Open Space ‘un-conference’ at mac birmingham. Approximately 50 people attended over the event’s three hour span and we were fortunate to be led in […]
ANY FOOL CAN START A WAR13:45 16th June13:45 and 19:00 17th JuneTICKETS NOW AVAILABLE VIA MAC. BOX OFFICE As is characteristic of our collaborations with Washwood Heath Academy this year’s […]
In late 2002 Stan’s Cafe were commissioned by Creative Partnerships to devise a training day for teachers. The day was designed to encourage participants to take risks and try new […]
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 […]
February – March, 2017Brookfields Primary School Big City Writing was a writing poetry project the Year 3 and Year 4 students of Brookfields Primary School. It took inspiration from photographs […]
Dolphin Centre 2 – 6 October, 2017Birmingham Through our Change Makers award from Arts Council England we have been developing ways of working with people from a range of ages […]
2017 marked the school’s 90th Birthday. It also saw the end of some major building work as the school’s growing success has resulted in it expanding to accept a three […]
This ambitious project with the Geography Department’s GCSE students asked them to think about and present lots of important ideas around and facts about the shifting of techtonic plates, volcanoes […]
Students and staff in the Graphics department worked with Gareth Courage designing a new map of the school inspired by the famous approach taken by the London Underground. The students […]
As part of Depot ErbeEin TANZRONDS ERBE ProjektTheater Freiburg & Museum für Neue Kunst Freiburg4 – 9 April 2017 Freiburg 2017 While performing Of All The People In All The […]
Great Fire 350Inner Temple, City of London30 August – 4th September 2017 City of London We were holding off presenting the show in London until the correct opportunity came along. […]
Impulse Theater Festival, Ringlokschuppen Ruhr, Mulheim26th – 29th June 2017 Of All The People In All The World first visited the post industrial Ruhr area of Germany back in 2006 […]
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 […]
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. […]
University of Birmingham SchoolAcademic Years 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 When introduced to Big City Writing, the poetry newspaper made by students at Brookfields Primary School, teachers at University of […]