News & Articles

Interview with Sooraj Subramaniam

Award-winning contemporary dance company Shobana Jeyasingh Dance brings their five-star performance Material Men redux to Curve on Tue 4 Feb at 7.45pm.

A dazzling duet, where two performers of the Indian diaspora express their Indian heritage through two completely different styles of dance, we caught up with one of the dancers, Sooraj Subramaniam, ahead of the performance.

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Made at Curve productions announced for 2020

A trio of new Made at Curve productions for 2020 have been revealed, with an enchanting musical, classic drama and brand new dance piece set to take to the theatre’s stages.

The announcements were made by Curve’s Chief Executive Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster at Curve’s Season Preview event last night, where audiences enjoyed exclusive discussions and performances at the theatre.

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Curve announces line-up for third DMU Pride Festival

Leicester’s Curve theatre has announced the line-up of its third DMU Pride Festival, created with students from De Montfort University (DMU) to celebrate LGBT History Month.

From 24 Feb – 4 Mar, a host of LGBT productions will be performed across the theatre’s stages, alongside exhibitions, talks and workshops. The festival is curated by DMU students, working with the team at Curve as part of Curve and DMU’s strategic cultural partnership.

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A look at how West Side Story came together

From creating the set, perfecting the choreography and working with the local community – we look back at how our spectacular Made at Curve Christmas production West Side Story came together.

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Giraffes Can't Dance: an interview with author Giles Andreae

We caught up with award-winning children's author Giles Andreae who has written many children’s bestsellers including Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and our Made at Curve family production this Christmas, Giraffes Can’t Dance.

We talk about inspirations, favourite childhood books and most importantly can he dance!?

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New cast member Stacy Abalogun is to join Jammz, Kirubel Belay and Debris Stevenson in the upcoming production, Poet in da Corner.

The Poet in da Corner The Album will be released 31 Jan 2020 on Accidental Records in partnership with the Royal Court Theatre

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An interview with Susan Hill, the author of The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black arrives at Curve from Mon 20 Jan to Sat 25 Jan as part of its UK Tour and has been running in the West End for 30 years! Susan Hill, the acclaimed author of the original novel, tells us about how she came up with the spooky story of The Woman in Black and what it’s like seeing your work told on stage.

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13 Reasons why you should see The Woman in Black at Curve

This Friday 13th, discover the thrilling curse of The Woman in Black with our 13 reasons why you can’t miss this terrifying production of atmosphere, illusion and horror at Curve from Mon 20 – Sat 25 Jan 2020.

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