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Curve Community - Get Creative!

There’s so much we can’t do when our theatre doors and stages are closed. But there’s a lot we can do to ensure “the show must go onLINE”; we’d love you to get creative and make videos / short films for us to share with our wider Curve community and audiences online.

Find out more here.

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Keep Fit With Theatre!

While we’re all stuck inside and missing our theatre fix, it’s important to remember to stay active for the benefit of our mental and physical health. With many now unable to attend dance classes or access gyms - dancers, performers, and theatre makers are turning to social media to share tutorials and workouts, and so, we’d like to share with you some fantastic videos and opportunities from our associates and affiliates to keep you moving!

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Inside our Dressing Rooms

This spring we refreshed our Dressing Rooms with new names in honour of writers whose work is associated with our theatre.

Read this article to find out about the history of the writers and the connection each writer has with Curve.

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Made at Curve: The Trainee Director's edition

Trainee Director Emily Oulton shares her experiences working at Curve and on our Christmas musical, West Side Story.

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Children's Activity Pack

Click the link below to download our Activity Pack, inspired by our previous Made at Curve family productions.

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Message from the What's in a Name? Producer!

Ahead of What's in a Name? opening at Curve from Mon 16 - Sat 21 Mar, Producer Adam Blanshay tells us more about the production in a letter to Leicester audiences!

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10 Facts About Alan Bennett

Following a highly acclaimed 2018 tour, award-winning British playwright, dramatist and screenwriter Alan Bennett presents The Habit of Art at Curve from Mon 6 – Sat 11 Apr. Exploring friendship, rivalry and heartache, the play is about a fictional meeting between two of the 20th century’s most remarkable artists, poet W.H. Auden and composer Benjamin Britten.

Starring Matthew Kelly (Stars in their Eyes, You Bet!, Of Mice and Men) and David Yelland (Chariots of Fire), Alan Bennett examines the emotional cost of creativity. Ahead of the production heading to Curve, we found 10 interesting facts about Alan Bennett.

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DMU Pride: Interview with Rob Ward

DMU Pride returns to Curve for third year from 24 Feb – 4 Mar, offering an exciting programme of theatre performances, workshops and free events curated by De Montfort University students to celebrate LGBT History Month.

As part of the festival, Curve has commissioned a new play by Rob Ward, who has previously been part of DMU Pride with his production of Gypsy Queen, a love story between two boxers. This time, Rob returns to the festival with his new play The MP, Aunty Mandy and Me – a provocative story of coercion, politics, power and manipulation.

Here he explains more about his inspiration behind the play, and playing multiple roles in this bittersweet and darkly comic solo show about political campaigns, coercive abuse and steam trains.

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