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Feet off the Ground - The Way They Were Then

Thursday 10 October 2019
7.30pm
Tickets £8 (£6)

Feet off the Ground are delighted to invite you to the performance of The Way They Were Then, a dance piece inspired by Eduardo Galeano’s book entitled ‘’Mujeres’’, a collection of short stories about women who left imprints big and small across the globe. The piece explores themes of female empowerment, oppression, rebellion and unity.

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Feet off the Ground was established in 2013 by its four founding members: Lucia Chocarro, Robyn Holder, Sophie Thorpe and Patricia Zafra. The company endeavours to reflect on human behaviours by presenting an ensemble solely managed and performed by women, encompassing both sensitive and highly physical movement. Feet off the Ground utilises Contact Improvisation and Partnering techniques as a common ground for research and performance devising. The Company have performed in the UK and Europe.

Feet off the Ground will be bringing the piece to the Squire Performing Arts Centre. The collective will be joined by a group of girls from Nottingham who have been working closely with the company to create a short dance piece that will be showcased alongside The Way They Were Then. A short piece created by Feet off the Ground will also be performed on the night by students from Bilborough College.

There will also be a post-show Q&A, an opportunity to gain further insight into the company and their work.

This project is supported by Nottingham Girls High SchoolArts Council EnglandChisenhale Dance Space and James Allen’s Girls’ School.

Scott Bennett - leap year

Thursday 17 October 2019
8pm
Tickets £12
Age Guide: 16+

One of the UK’s fastest rising comedy stars, Scott Bennett, announces forthcoming show in his hometown of Nottingham

We could all use a few laughs during these busy, bizarre and hectic times, so what better way to forget about all your problems than with an evening of comedy.

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Shortlisted in the Best Show category of the Leicester Comedy Awards 2019, Nottingham based comedian, Scott Bennett, will be appearing at the Squire Performing Arts Centre this autumn. Yorkshire-born Scott will be performing his funny and heartfelt show about sacrifice and self-discovery, jam-packed with killer routines and razor-sharp gags. With a highly likeable, warm and engaging delivery, Scott has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the UK’s comedy circuit today.

His debut hour was nominated for the highly acclaimed Amused Moose Comedy Award in 2015 and he has since gone on to perform as a support act for Michael McIntyre, as well as currently supporting his comedy hero, Rob Brydon, on his latest nationwide tour. Among Scott’s many other accolades he has:

  • been a regular writer and performer on the Panelbeaterspodcast
  • been a contributor to BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz
  • written for various high profile acts such as Jason Manford

Scott is currently writing for Chris Ramsey’s new Comedy Central series, The Chris Ramsey Show, and Jason Manford’s Absolute Radio Show. You will also soon hear Scott featuring on Helen Lederer’s new BBC podcast Knock Knock as well as The Comedy Club on BBC4 Extra with Arthur Smith.

Scott and his wife have also starred in their own self-financed film and web series, the pilot for which, Caravan of Love, was recently selected for the Beeston Film Festival. Their web series Pillow Talk is also available online now!

2018 Edinburgh Fringe Press on Scott Bennett
2018 Sell out Fringe show
Official Selection Mervyn Stutters Pick of the Fringe 2018
★★★★ Bruce Dessau, Beyond a Joke
★★★★ Edinburghfringe.com
“A really enjoyable hour of stand up.” Chortle
“Hilariously honest and endearing.” EdfestMag

13 The Musical

Friday 1 & Saturday 2 November 2019
7.30pm (and 2.30pm Saturday matinee)
Tickets £13 (Concessions £10)

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Copper Studios are proud to present Jason Robert Brown’s hilarious and clever coming-of-age comedy,

Yanked from his New York City life after his parents’ divorce, 12-year-old Evan Goldman has a lot going on: he’s navigating the popularity pecking order at his new small-town school, and planning his epic Bar Mitzvah – all the while trying to fix his family left in disarray since his parents’ break up.

Copper Elite give new vision to this 2008 Broadway blockbuster. Transporting audiences of all ages to the uncertain days of youth when fitting in was all that mattered, 13 The Musical is an uplifting reminder that true friendships can be found in unexpected places.

This is Copper Studios first, full scale Musical Production with a live band, professional sets & costume, with a youth cast under the direction of Harry & Megan Hindley. This is a show for all the family and is one not to be missed.

Little Red Riding Hood (Preview)

Sunday 10 November 2019
2pm 

Tickets £10 (Concessions £8)
Age Guide: 3+

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Derby Theatre and Hiccup Theatre are bringing their latest festive studio production to the Squire Performing Arts Centre this November. They will be previewing Little Red Riding Hood for a special one-off performance.

Grandma… What big eyes you have!

Its Christmas Eve and Grandma is not feeling too well…luckily, Little Red has a basket of supplies to save the day. Just keep to the path, don’t stop to pick the flowers, don’t talk to strangers and don’t mention Grandmas whiskers!

Hiccup Theatre bring you a brand new version of the classic story that is all the better to entertain you with!

Hilarious and heartwarming, magical and musical… it’s another festive treat from the team that brought you Goldilocks and The Three Bears and The Gingerbread Man.

Featuring beautiful puppetry, fantastic storytelling, a girl with attitude, a wolf with an appetite and amazing live music and original songs!

“A warm, wondrous festive treat… a captivating production that pulls in the children and makes them feel utterly at home in the theatre”
The Guardian on Goldilocks and The Three Bears, 2018

“A fast-paced, joyous fairy tale for all ages”
The Stage on The Gingerbread Man, 2017

Made in Dagenham

Tuesday 18 – Saturday 22 February 2020
7.30pm (and 2pm Saturday matinee)

Tickets £15 (Concessions £9 / £13)

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Essex 1968. Like millions of other working women, each morning Rita O’Grady is just trying to get her husband out of bed, get the kids off to school and get to work at the factory on time. But life is about to change forever when it’s announced that the girls in the stitching room of Ford’s Dagenham car plant will have their pay grade dropped to ‘unskilled’. Quickly drawing on a strength she never knew she had, Rita leads her friends in a battle against the might of Ford and the corruption of the Union supposed to protect them. As the girls’ inspiring journey gets bigger than anyone could have imagined, the pressure is too much for some, but can Rita keep up the fight and the happy home she’s worked so hard for?

Funny, touching and timeless, Made in Dagenham shows how ordinary people can do extraordinary things when they stand together.

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