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Make Yourself Comfortable: A drama based workshop



As part of this years Pexmas events, we would like to invite you to an evening ofexploration of wellbeing through drama-based exercises for anyone and everyone!

Location: The Emporium 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST, Tuesday 13th December, 6pm-8pm.

This is a FREE event, you can sign up via brite:
Or feel free to just drop in!

Using the five ways to wellbeing framework we would like to invite participants to explore wellbeing and how we look after ourselves and others in a fast paced and competitive city environment. We will use drama-based exercises to explore connections, being active, taking notice, continual learning and giving as key to wellbeing with the intention of creating a toolbox through sharing and creating strategies together as a group.

CFS Alumni Shows: Sam Reynolds and Jasmine Lee



Sam Reynolds (Samuel R) is an award-winning entertainer fusing forms from lip-sync to striptease and creating theatrical and accessible work which is playful, provocative, and direct. He has closedLatitude Festival's Cabaret Arena as part ofDuckie's headline show, performed inMiss Behave's Gameshow at theLondon WondergroundandDarwin Festival, and won Striptease Artist of the Year at theSexual Freedom Awards.

Sam will be debuting new work which may or may not include a genderfuck strip, Filipino rap mime, and a double act with Jasmine.

Jasmine Leepresents 'Praying Mantis Forever':

'What does it look like to pray forever?
I'm not sure what was written in that letter
Kept close in ashes
Where should the teeth go when grandmother dies
Back to the earth
To the house of growth'

Jasmine Lee is an interdisciplinary artist interested in camouflage, ritual and memory. Her work is intimate and trans-formative, often with an element of interaction. She has performed at various venues and festivals such asGlastonbury Festival, Latitude, andSomerset House. 'Praying Mantis Forever' is a new piece in progress where a daughter is sacrificed in tribute to three generations of women.

DJScarlett Lassoffwill also take to the post-show decks and play pop, K-Pop, J-Pop, hip-hop and more!

Doors 7pm | Show 8pm | Afterparty 9pm | 5

Carneskys Finshing School is proud to name some of the UKs most exciting emerging and established artists in its Alumni. At CFS Soho we are providing a platform for their bold new work every Tuesday throughout our Soho residency. Until January 2017,#CFSSohois an alternative stage school, exhibition space and cabaret venue in the heart of Soho. Run byCarnesky Productionsin conjunction with Associate ArtistJohn Lee Birdand Bethnal Green Working Men's Club.

CFS Soho is supported byCRYING OUT LOUD, Soho Estates andArts Council England.

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Artist Residency 2016, The Crypt Gallery/ St Pancras Church




Crypt Gallery Residency 2016

St Pancras Church is opening up the Crypt Gallery for the final time this year for a residency opportunity. We are looking for artists to use this inspiring space in a fabulous central London location to create work in any medium and any style, practitioners who will respond to the space in interesting and engaging ways.

You must be able to open up the gallery for a few hours each day to the public- these hours ideally will be the same each day and can be negotiated according to your plans and schedule. The work you make must also be flexible to allow for any last minute bookings in the space.

The dates for residency are 17-22 December

Please email us with a simple work in progress proposal- (things may change once you are in the space, but we would like some idea of what you might like to do), examples of previous work and your CV. Please use the subject 'Crypt Residency December 2016':

Deadline: Wednesday 7 December

The Crypt Gallery,
Euston Road,

An exciting weekend lab for creators of family theatre...




The Turned On Its Head Weekend Lab at the Barbican is an intensive,bespoke training workshop for anyone interested in making participatory theatre/dance for very young children.

Run by Artistic Director Liz Clark, the weekend involves an exclusive look at the blueprint for the companys 2010 hit showShiny, as well as techniques used forSponge (interactive theatre for babies and very young children)- premiering at the Barbican this December.

Participants will leave having gained invaluable insight on immersive theatre, the neuroscience behind dance, improvisation with families as active participants, and a whole lot more. Expect hands on making, creating and dancing, talking, drinking tea and eating cake.

As part of the Lab, you will receive a ticket to a production of Sponge at the Barbican in December 2016. Find out more athttps:

call out for writers to submit new theatre scripts




Optik Theatre wants to hear from writers who would like to submit an unperformed original piece of work for the company's next new theatre writing event in West London.

The Script Room is a new venture supported by Optik Theatre to give full rehearsed staged readings of new theatre writing with a professional cast. The next event will be a special Festivall edition for the Richmond upon Thames Music and Drama Festival in March 2017.

You can get full details by going to

Call for submissions | FIRST BITE Festival 2017



Applications are now open for China Plate's eclectic festival of scratch performance - FIRST BITE 2017. Teaming up with key Midlands partners; mac birmingham, In Good Company and Warwick Arts Centre. FIRST BITE will take place across three events in 2017 at Attenborough Arts Centre (Leicester), Derby Theatre and mac birmingham. The festival provides Midlands based artists/companies with a platform to show work in progress and test out new ideas.

Three of the pieces seen across the festival events will be commissioned by our festival partners, receive financial support and mentoring from China Plate leading up to guaranteed slots at Bite Size Festival at Warwick Arts Centre in October 2017.

Deadline for applications: Monday 23rd January 2017

For more information and how to apply


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