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Lunchtime Live

Curve are excited to invite YOU to join us on the first Friday of every month for live music in our Green Room Cafe and a delicious meal deal between 12.30pm - 2.30pm.

Upcoming Lunchtime Lives:
Festive edition: Fri 6 Dec
Fri 3 Jan
Fri 7 Feb
Fri 6 Mar
Fri 3 Apr
Fri 8 May

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FREE STUDY DAY FOR WEST SIDE STORY

This is a FREE event for those who have purchased a West Side Story show ticket.

In partnership, Curve and De Montfort University offer a half day of talks, workshops and discussion around the historical, social and literary context of the iconic West Side Story.

The event is aimed at students, artists, teachers and enthusiasts.  The day will have a focus on dance within musical theatre, whilst also having relevance to those interested in literature, drama and performance as a whole.

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FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR GIRAFFES CAN'T DANCE

Check out the full casting for our family-fun Made at Curve production, with Rose Theatre Kingston & Simon Friend, of Giraffes Can't Dance, which runs at Curve Mon 9 - Tue 31 Dec.

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Meet our Affiliate Community Group, Kainé Management

Our Affiliate Community Group, Kainé specialise in gospel arts through workshops, artist management and events in community and educational settings. We’re delighted to host a variety of Kainé showcases at Curve throughout the year.

We spoke with Maxine Chambers, Director/Trustee, from Kainé to find out more about the work they’re bringing to Curve this season and around Leicester.

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Nominations are now open for the 20th Annual WhatsOnStage 2020 Awards!

If you loved a #MadeAtCurve production, you can nominate your favourite performers and shows for an award at the 20th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards!

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Blog: Eleanor Field on designing All of Me

Midlands designer Eleanor Field has created the sets for a number of recent Made at Curve productions including Bollywood Jane, Zigger Zagger and Macbeth. As part of our New Work festival, Eleanor's work will once again be seen on stage at Curve with All Of Me, an award-winning show about mental health and what can happen if we sit together in the darkness.

In this blog, Eleanor talks about designing the set for All Of Me and shares pages from her sketchbook which went on to form the final design for the show.

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Blog: Professor Claire Monk on the impact of My Beautiful Laundrette

In this article Claire Monk, Professor of Film & Film Culture at De Montfort University, writes about the creation of My Beautiful Laundrette the film in 1985 and the lasting impact of its themes.

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Nikolai Foster awarded The Creative Award at Industry Minds Award

On Sun 22 Sep, our Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster, was awarded The Creative Award at the inaugural Industry Minds Awards. The awards recognise those working to improve mental, physical and vocal health in the creative arts.

Read Nikolai's acceptance speech here.

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