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Curve welcomes communities back to city centre with Curve on the Square

Leicester’s Curve theatre is celebrating the reopening of the city this summer with a month of free live outdoor performances and activities.

Curve on the Square, part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Reopening High Streets Safely programme of activity in association with Leicester City Council and BID Leicester, will see a stage built on Orton Square outside the theatre, with local artists and community groups providing entertainment for all ages throughout August.

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Curve in Conversation: Youth theatre at Curve and upcoming drama with Dial M For Murder

The latest episode of Curve in Conversation, the podcast from Leicester’s Curve theatre, is now available and features interviews with star of stage and screen Tom Chambers, Curve Associate and Curve Young Dance Company Leader Mel Knott, and Mary-Jean Caldwell, a former member of Curve’s Young Company who has gone on to become a professional performer.

Find out more and listen now here.

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Watch Nupur Arts World Premiere: Emerge

Watch the World Premiere of Nupur Arts Youth Association's Emerge, a project organised to develop the work of six incredible solo dance artists from South Asian and Contemporary dance disciplines.

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A Chorus Line auditions: applications now open for Young Ensemble

We're looking for 20 male and female local young dancers, aged 16 and over, to appear as ensemble cast members in Curve’s Christmas 2021 musical A CHORUS LINE.

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Cast announced for UK & Ireland tour of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Casting was announced today for the smash hit Leeds Playhouse production of C.S. Lewis’ classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, voted the nation’s favourite book in 2019. It begins a major tour of the UK and Ireland at Curve, Leicester on Tuesday 2 November 2021, where it will run until Saturday 13 November.

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof auditions: Applications now open for boys aged 9-13

We're looking for 9 - 13 year-old boys based in Leicester and Leicestershire to join the ensemble cast of our upcoming Made at Curve production of Tennessee Williams' Cat On a Hot Tin Roof.

Find out further information and apply now here.

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As hit West End show Magic Goes Wrong embarks on a national tour, legendary magicians Penn & Teller reveal how they found themselves working with the team behind The Play That Goes Wrong, and how they came to cast their spell on audiences...

Read the interview here.

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Curve in Conversation: A Look ahead to autumn 2021 featuring Derren Brown, Sharan Phull and Anthony Almeida

Find out more and listen now to our latest episode of Curve in Conversation, featuring a lock ahead to autumn 2021 at Curve with multi-award winning master of mind control Derren Brown, Leicester-based actor and star of hit musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie Sharan Phull, and winner of the 2019 Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) Sir Peter Hall Director Award Anthony Almeida.

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