‘A Wind of Change’ Tickets Now On Sale

Roll Up! Roll Up! Tickets are now on sale for this unique and exciting show created by and for people who love Meanwood. 16th Feb, 7.30pm 17th Feb, 3pm & 7.30pm Stainbeck Church on Stainbeck Lane, LS7 2PP Tickets are only £5 with a 25% discount for groups (4+ pre book only) By tickets at: http://buytickets.at/interactleeds Or you can get the from Stainbeck Church Community Cafe (Thurs 11-2pm) or call Ness on 07961535767. The project is a collaboration between Common Chorus theatre company and local community arts organisation InterACT, who have been making wonderful… Read More

Casting Call (Paid), Male Actor playing age 30 – 40 years, Common Chorus Theatre

Common Chorus Theatre – If I Say Jump Casting Call – Male Actor playing age 30 – 40 years, Leeds and touring – Paid. ‘If I Say Jump’ is an original storytelling theatre performance with parts equally balanced between two performers. We are seeking one male actor to perform alongside established company member Lynsey Jones. The actor would ideally live in commutable distance to locations in West Yorkshire.  The Role: ‘Danny’ has been born and raised in a small Yorkshire ex mining community. He has made good on an underprivileged upbringing by… Read More

A Wind of Change – FINAL CASTING CALL and backstage recruitment

A Wind of Change – FINAL CASTING CALL and backstage recruitment !!! This is your last chance to take part in this wonderful community project and celebrate the stories and people of Meanwood. Throughout the autumn we have been working hard to create the structure of show, and in January 2018 we begin rehearsals before we go in front of the audience mid-February. Now we know what the show look like, we are looking to fill these gaps. Could you be part of the team? Confident adult singers and vocalists: must be able… Read More

A Peek Behind the Curtain – A Wind of Change in Meanwood

Plans for the new community show ‘A Wind of Change’, which kicks off in Meanwood in a few weeks time, are going well and the groups are filling up; Group 3 – ‘A Hidden Wind’ is nearly completely full! We are still looking for folks who live, work or have a lasting connection to Meanwood to take part and the deadline to sign up is the Wednesday 27th September: http://www.commonchorus.co.uk/awindofchange It is a big project, where logistics can start to take over, so I thought it would be nice to lift the curtain on the creative side of things… Read More

Announcing new community theatre project for Meanwood – A Wind of Change.

After plotting through the winter Common Chorus and InterACT are super chuffed to announce a new large scale community theatre project for all of Meanwood – A Wind of Change. Some folks may already know that this has been on the cards for a while as we started contacting community leaders and organisers in the early Spring, but now we have been given the thumbs up by our wonderful funders we can hit the launch button. The show is going to be devised / co written by the cast working alongside our… Read More

Micro Theatre in a Shipley Pub – ‘This Islands Mine’

For the past 5 years I have been working on projects alongside Prof. Steve Bottoms in Shipley & Saltaire as part of the Multi Story Water project. It has been a really important part of the journey for me, and Common Chorus owes a lot to the ideas and ways of doing things that I developed on MSW projects. All good things must come to an end, but I am really pleased that I have had a chance to direct this one last, and personal favorite, piece ‘This Islands Mine’. I very much… Read More