Theatre Bristol Bulletin 10th November 2016 (the 2020 edition)

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Theatre Bristol Bulletin: 10th November 2016 (the 2020 edition)

‘Your opponents would love you to believe that it’s hopeless, that you have no power, that there’s no reason to act, that you can’t win. Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away…The hope I’m interested in is about broad perspectives with specific possibilities, ones that invite or demand that we act.’ – Rebecca Solnit. 

As 2016 is clearly on fire I’m looking ahead to 2020, when we will have grieved, galvanized, then acted on the hope we’ve maintained by standing together. 

In 4 years time there will be:

Amazing new ways of making art and making a living from art that were sparked at the January 2017 Devoted & Disgruntled open space, the first to take place in Bristol, and which TB is proud to be supporting. Get your earlybird tickets now and come create the future with us. 

9 nov 16A shit hot community arts and cocktails centre in Hotwells.  You can feed into the Jacob Wells Baths consultation day for the arts sector this weekend and make it happen. 

A community of actors on the BBC (still going strong!) that is properly representative of the UK, many of whom came through the Normal Beaton Fellowship. TB hosts the regional arm of this annual BBC radio opportunity for performers who’ve not received accredited drama training, and if you or someone you know fits the bill you can apply here

9 nov 16A world where everyone has their very own SEXBOX, originally conceived as humanity’s salvation by feminist psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich in the 1960s and popularized by Impermanence Dance in their 2016 show of the same name – taking place as part of the Jacobs Wells Baths experiments above.  

Shards of glass everywhere from the ceilings women have finally smashed. Clever, talented women like Synaes Theatre’s Deborah Ward and Emily Trott whose multi-sensory storytelling show Into The Woods surfaces at Hamilton House this Saturday. 

9 nov 16An end to the reductive obsession with genre, where events like Squeezy Green’s Compendium of Games outnumber productions of Comedy of Errors by 15 to 1.
(Particularly keen on this one as dogs are welcome.)
(Let’s take a moment to look at my dog.)

Bristol theatre-makers spanning the globe with their awesome artistry, built on the foundations of their 2016 UK tours, including The Plasticine Men’s There Shall Be Fireworks, which is heading to Salisbury Playhouse and New Diorama following sell-out shows at the Wardrobe and Bike Shed. 

A generation of extraordinary young dancers who’ve been inspired by YOU because you got that PDSW job as Young People’s Producer

9 nov 16Let’s get to it. Last one to the future’s a rotten egg. 

Mel for Team TB.


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