W&T launch new theatre company for young people

Posted on Jan 11, 2018

We’re kicking off 2018 with an exciting announcement – the launch of our Word Lounge Theatre Company, for Looked After Young People, Young Carers and Young People with additional needs. Building on the success of previous one-off projects, WLTC sees us teaming up with Birmingham Hippodrome, The REP and MAC, and will see young people making […]

Rocking the Wire – W&T new production at MAC

Posted on Nov 7, 2017

Developed from research interviews, this engaging new production presents the experiences of Birmingham women at Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp. Set in 2017, the stories are shared through the eyes of Deborah, who decades on remembers the women she stood with, sang with, and ’embraced the base’ with; and reflects on how events at Greenham […]

Recruiting: Lead Artist Practitioner

Posted on Nov 2, 2017

We are recruiting a Lead Artist Practitioner to join the Artistic team, starting in January 2018.  For more details of the job and how to apply, please go to our recruitment page here

Volunteer Opportunity

Posted on Oct 24, 2017

We have an opportunity for a volunteer to support our new project Rocking the Wire.  Further information is available on our website page https://www.womenandtheatre.co.uk/volunteer-opportunities/

Recruiting: Fundraising & Marketing Assistant

Posted on Oct 23, 2017

We are looking to recruit a part-time Fundraising & Marketing Assistant to help implement strategies for the Company.  For more infromation, please see our recruitment page.

Recruiting: Shadow Artist for project with Young People

Posted on Sep 6, 2017

Women & Theatre want to recruit a paid shadow artist, aged 16-25, to support a new project taking place September – December 2017.  #SpeakingUp will see W&T work with three groups of girls in the creation of 3 short films inspired by mac birmingham’s ‘Women in Protest’ Season. For more information, please see full details […]

Summer Times performances

Posted on Jul 17, 2017
Summer Times performances

We are in our final week of performances of our new seasonal show, Summer Times.  Researched with older adults from across a variety of Birmingham communities, the production shares stories of summer from Poland, Ireland, South Asia, China and the Caribbean. Join us for this entertaining production involving drama, music and movement.  Performances are FREE, […]

The Word Lounge 2 – performance event

Posted on Jun 5, 2017
The Word Lounge 2 – performance event

Tickets for The Word Lounge 2 are now on sale!  Don’t miss this dynamic performance event featuring new music, spoken word, comedy and drama, created by young artists from across the region. Exploring a range of subject matter driven by the passions & priorities of artists from diverse backgrounds and experiences, The Word Lounge 2 promises an […]

Volunteer opportunity – April-July 2017

Posted on Mar 23, 2017

We have an opportunity for 2 individuals to join us for a new project working with women in Sparkbrook.  Open Doors is a storytelling project capturing the experiences of real women and developing them into a high quality production that will be performed at mac birmingham in July. Volunteers will support the creative team during the research, […]

TUC Annual Women’s Conference

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

The Trades Union Congress – Annual Women’s Conference took place in early March and featured speeches, talks and discussions on the progress on women in the work place. There were around 350 delegates present showing support and solidarity for TUC Women. Women and Theatre performed ‘Sorry’, a monologue written by Susie Sillet from the performance Starting […]