5 January 2015

12 shows in a year? Easy. We’ve had 10 years practice!

10 years old today! Happy New Year everyone! I hope the seasonal break brought you all the love and goodwill your hearts desired. My little boy had a fabulous fun filled time and was delighted with his gifts….his little face on Christmas Day was magical.

Personally I am delighted to be back at work and planning a wonderful year of performance events to celebrate our 10 year birthday AND hopefully empower and emotionally connect a few people to create change along the way!

So this is LESS of a blog and MORE a diary of events. We are planning 12 shows in 12 months to celebrate being 10 years old! We have planned lots of shows, performances, workshops, press, celebs, creative and cool stuff, so do please sign up to a class and get involved. Some events are free and class prices remain the same as they were 10 years ago!

Term dates
Monday January 12th-Friday March 27th. Half term – 16th February.
10 week term.
Monday 13th April- Friday July 18th. Half term – 25th May.
13 week term

Show 1 & 2
Monday 9th Bolton and Tuesday 10th February Preston.
Younger classes – 4 O CLOCK FRIDAY
Older classes – FAMILY

Show 3

Show 4
Sunday 29th March – AN EASTER STORY – Community Musical Theatre, Bethall Church.

Show 5
Friday 10th – SNOW WHITE AND THE 7 SERVICE USERS – Ashton, Preston (MAD productions – adult theatre company).

Show 6
Monday 13th April – Premier of ACTING FOR TV FILM SHOWING.

Show 7
Research, development premier for OUR HOUSE. A sitcom starring 4 disabled actors with learning difficulties and 2 actors playing their support workers as they navigate living independently and experiencing the trails and tribulations of work, dating and falling in love. FUNDING UNDERWAY.

Show 8
JULY 18th-20th – LEGACY 15 – an ‘open air’ and site specific end of summer term production starring ALL pupils from across ALL the schools.

Show 9
August – BED DEATH for Pride Fringe Festival (2 handed starring meladrama professional actors, and directed by Mel).

Show 10
October 3rd – A PLAY IN A DAY as part of the FUN PALACES festival. FREE event

Show 11
Mid October – Women In Comedy Festival.
DONNA WHITTINGTON (MAD productions – meladrama adult theatre company)

Show 12
(each meladrama class to have its OWN production of this Classic Christmas story).

Show 13 (repeated).
December – DONNA WHITTINGTON (MAD productions – meladrama adult theatre company on tour…. Preston, Manchester and Bolton.)