Surge Street Theatre

Following vibrant and successful collaborations as part of the 2nd Findhorn Bay Festival in 2016 and through our Ignite: Moray Youth Arts project, we are delighted to be partnering once again with Surge to bring new community street theatre to the Forres area.

Now in its 8th year, the Community Street Theatre Tour is one of Surge’s key projects, delivering high quality street theatre workshops and performance opportunities to community participants and emerging artists in rural and marginalised communities across Scotland.  The project aims to embed outdoor arts at a grassroots level, leaving local artists with the tools to create their own outdoor arts projects in their communities and showcasing the free and accessible art form of street theatre to new audiences.

Through our current collaboration with Surge, we are delighted to offer 2 creative opportunities;

Trainee Street Theatre Director Training & Bursary
Wed 21- Sun 25 Oct 2020
Application Deadline: Sun 27 Sept, 5pm | Download Full Details Here

We are offering an opportunity for 2 theatre makers to take part in a bursary programme, which will give you the skills to develop your own street theatre projects. You will shadow and be mentored by Melanie Jordan, Surge’s
experienced Physical Theatre Practitioner and Coordinator and gain practical experience during the project in October 2020. 

Free Street Theatre Workshops & Performances
Wed 21- Sun 25 Oct 2020
Deadline to Book: Tues 6 Oct | Download Full Details Here
This workshop series will involve rehearsing with Surge, learning the skills to become a street performer. You will try out Surge’s street theatre acts before taking to the streets to practise what you’ve learned . No experience of street theatre is necessary, just a willingness to try out new things!

Online Zoom Project Information Session
Thurs 24 Sept, 7-8pm | Email to Book
There will be a information session via Zoom covering all aspects of the project and further details about the above opportunities too.  Please email Karen at Surge to register to attend. Once you are registered, the Zoom link to join will be shared with you.

Please note that this project will be delivered in accordance with current Scottish Government Guidelines regarding Covid-19 and therefore group numbers will be limited. Performances going ahead will be subject to government guidelines at the time.

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