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Our Foyer Stage is a space where local, up-and-coming artists, local schools and community groups can showcase their work. Previous artists who have performed include: BBC Introducing (East Midlands), The Simpletones, Eternal Taal, The Dreamettes, Rachael Ball, Elize DeLite’s Electro-Tease, Govannen Irish Ceilidh, Leicester Library Services Family Storytelling and The Rutland Big Band.
The Foyer Stage is open to applications from groups and individuals, offering you the chance to perform in the heart of Leicester’s vibrant cultural quarter. Selected acts will be given a slot on the foyer stage, usually before or after a Curve theatre performance. Whilst we will expect you to cover your own expenses, your performance will give you the opportunity to play to a potential audience of up to 1000 people. Curve will provide technical operators on the day and promote your performance through our social media networks.
If you are interested in displaying your work at Curve, please read the guidelines for Artists information below and then contact [email protected]
Throughout the year, we offer visual artists in the region the opportunity to display their work to our many thousands of annual visitors a year in our Curve Gallery. Over the past year, we have presented two major exhibitions by graduating Fine Art students from De Montfort University, alongside exhibitions by Emma Jackson, Paul Barrand and Lynne Howarth.
Curve Gallery is open to expressions of interest from individual visual artists or groups looking to exhibit together. If you are interested in presenting your work at Curve, please email [email protected], including a sample of your work.
We’re Here Exhibition
Tue 25 Apr – Sat 6 May
An exhibition that documents ‘We’re here because we’re here’, an event that took place on 1st July 2016, where thousands of volunteers participated in a UK-wide contemporary memorial to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, the work was conceived and created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller in collaboration with Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre. Produced by Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the National Theatre, in collaboration with 23 UK theatres.
Are you a local artist? And would you like to be the first to hear about workshops, masterclasses and special ticket offers available? If so, sign up to our Artists’ Network to be kept up-to-date with future opportunities.
Designed by Kasabian’s keyboardist Ben Kealey, our Foyer Piano is free for musicians to play for either scheduled performances or impromptu sessions. Come and have a play…