- What's On
- Plan Your Visit
- Eat, Drink & Shop
- Learn & Participate
- Curve Young Company
- Curve Community Company
- Artist Development
- Workshops and Classes
- Family Days
- DMU Pride
- Fashioning a City
- Venue Hire
- Support Us
- About Us
- Account Login
Behind the Scenes brings together rehearsal trailers, behind the scenes clips from photoshoots and other exclusive content from the creative processes of our Made at Curve shows.
This Tony Award-winning musical is inspired by Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet, and is filled with drama, passion, dazzling choreography and iconic musical numbers including America, I Feel Pretty, Tonight and
Gerald the Giraffe longs to go to the great Jungle Dance, but how can he join in when he doesn’t know how to tango or two-step? Everyone knows that giraffes can’t dance! But with a little help from a wise and kind cricket, Gerald discovers his rhythm – because sometimes when you’re different, you just need a different song!
Set in London during the Thatcher years, My Beautiful Laundrette tells the story of young British Pakistani, Omar, who transforms his Uncle’s run-down laundrette into a thriving business. After being confronted by a fascist gang, Omar recognises school friend Johnny and uses their history to diffuse the situation. As they renovate the laundrette together, love blossoms between them.
1982: Archie Rice is a washed-up entertainer playing a summer season. As his soldier son sails with the Task Force to liberate the Falklands, his daughter Jean returns from campaigning against the war, and Archie’s professional and personal lives collide with devastating consequences.
In this Bollywood-spectacular meets kitchen sink drama set on Leicester’s famous Golden Mile, 16-year-old Jane and her mum, Kate are struggling to make ends meet. Heading to the local Bollywood cinema for work, Jane becomes mesmerised by the ultimate rom-com blockbuster, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.
As a friendship with local boy and cinema co-worker Dini looks to promise Jane her own happy ever after, she daydreams of escaping her reality.
This unforgettable story told over the course of 40 years follows courageous heroine Celie, as she journeys through joy, despair, anguish and hope in her own personal awakening to discover her unique voice in the world.
White Christmas tells the story of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis and their successful song-and-dance act after World War II.
With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route for their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former Army commander.
When the Cat in the Hat steps onto the mat, Sally and her brother are in for a rollercoaster ride of havoc and mayhem! The Cat can rescue them from a dull rainy day, but what mischief do they get up to along the way?
Away from the racial tensions of 1980s British society and the pressure to stay true to his cultural roots at home, Rushey Mead teenager Riaz Khan, finds his place with Leicester City‘s infamous football hooligans, the Baby Squad.
It’s Saturday night on the streets of a bustling city; a city filled with people from all walks of life, and all corners of the world, all searching for love, God, their next drink, or just somewhere to call home. Across the course of one night in this city, lost old men, vegans and strippers all collide in a rip tide of chaos.
Twelve different stories told through a series of snapshots, but with much in common – all struggling to survive in a society where success is measured by the ability to make money and be ‘normal.’
Zack Mayo is in training to become a US Navy Pilot. When he rolls into boot camp with a bit too much of a swagger, drill Sergeant Foley doesn’t make life easy for him. When he falls for local girl Paula Pokrifki and tragedy befalls his friend and fellow candidate, Zack realises the importance of love and friendship and finds the courage to be himself and win the heart of the woman he loves. It’s only then he can truly become both an Officer and a Gentlemen.
Will the miserable Scrooge cancel Christmas? Bah Humbug! Or can he learn the error of his ways and let a little festive cheer shine in his otherwise dreary world.
Pink Sari Revolution explores the real life struggle of the 400,000-member strong Gulabi Gang and its formidable leader, Sampat Pal.
Instantly recognisable in their blazing pink saris and for campaigning for women’s rights both in India and on an international stage, this true story follows the gang’s investigation into why a young girl has been thrown into prison in the dead of night.
In her mansion on Sunset Boulevard, faded, silent-screen goddess, Norma Desmond, lives in a fantasy world. Impoverished screen writer, Joe Gillis, on the run from debt collectors, stumbles into her reclusive world. Persuaded to work on Norma’s ‘masterpiece’, a film script that she believes will put her back in front of the cameras, he is seduced by her and her luxurious life-style. Joe becomes entrapped in a claustrophobic world until his love for another woman leads him to try and break free with dramatic consequences.
Hermia loves Lysander, Lysander loves Hermia, Helena loves Demetrius and Demetrius loves Hermia. Under the light of the moon, we follow the story of our lover’s quartet as they become ensnared in magical mishaps in a fantastical forest at the hands of the mischievous fairy sprite Puck.
Dr Prentice, a psychiatric doctor in a private clinic, is attempting to interview – and seduce – would-be secretary Geraldine. Unwittingly surprised by his wife, he hides the girl. The affairs multiply as Mrs Prentice is seduced and blackmailed by young bellhop Nicholas Beckett, and promises him the secretarial post. When a government inspector arrives, closely followed by Sergeant Match who is in search of missing parts of Winston Churchill, chaos, cross-dressing and mistaken identity lead the charge.
After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life, and find true love once more?
It’s a time of prohibition. Mob boss Fat Sam is under threat from new rival Dandy Dan and his gang of hoodlums, who come armed with a dreaded new weapon! Chaos ensues and after custard fights galore, Sam’s only hope is washed up boxer Bugsy Malone. Can Bugsy save the day or does he only have eyes for wannabe showgirl Blousey Brown?
When the beautiful and popular sorority sister Elle Woods gets dumped by her boyfriend Warner for a more ‘serious’ girlfriend, she is left with only one logical choice – she packs up her pooch and bags herself a place at the prestigious Harvard Law School in an attempt to win back her man. What she doesnt realise, is that at Harvard she will find so much more than she ever expected.