Building on the success of previous one-off projects, Women & Theatre launched Word Lounge Theatre Company in 2018, working with disadvantaged young people in collaboration with Birmingham Hippodrome, The REP and MAC – Midlands Art Centre until Spring 2020. Word Lounge Theatre Company is now happening online and is an opportunity for children in care, young careers and young people with additional needs aged 12 and over.

 

Sign Up for Word Lounge Theatre Company Online! 

Free weekly workshops on Zoom to produce a short film together in 10 weeks.

When? Group A – Thursdays (from 4 Feb) 4-6pm

Group B Saturdays (from 6 Feb) 2-4pm

Where? Zoom (Don’t worry if you’re not familiar with Zoom. We’ll do a practice Zoom with you and help you get online).

For More info and to sign up, email katiewebster@womenandtheatre.co.uk or call 07956 773196

Watch Word Lounge Online 

Due to COVID-19 Word Lounge Theatre Company latest production, “The Differences Between Us” at Birmingham Hippodrome was cancelled. We’d like to share with you some of the incredible work the young people were working on. This video showcases some of the songs and poems created by the young people. We hope you enjoy.

Previous WLTC Terms 

Each term the young people work towards making a new performance, below are the finished product from each term. For more information and examples of the work they make click the links below.

   TERM 1   – Summer 2018                                                                                                                    

TERM 2  – Winter 2018

TERM 3 – Spring 2019 

Term 4 – Summer 2019 

 

PARTNERS 

Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham Repertory Theatre , MAC – Midlands Art Centre, Swiis Foster Care, Spurgeons

FUNDERS

Birmingham City Council, Children in Need, Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, The Eveson Charitable Trust, Grantham Yorke Trust, Fields Family Charitable Trust and Baron Davenport’s Charity