June Saturday 8th 2pm to 5pm
Acting - Devising Workshop
Colchester Theatre Group
Sometimes in the rehearsal process creativity becomes blocked, and one way to move forward is to devise and improvise. This workshop has a starting point of your imagination, and will end with a performance piece completely devised from the material created, giving you tips and suggestions to free your creativity!
Tickets: £10, £7 (CTG members)
June Thursday 20th at 8 pm
Andrew Dee – Spirit Medium
A former military officer who served his country for 23 years; Andrew will astound you with his accuracy as well as his sincerity when he connects you with your family and fiends to bring you messages of love and upliftment.
Tickets: £12, £10 (conc)
July Monday 8th - Tuesday 9th at 7.30pm
An Evening of Clairvoyance
Ronnie is now one of the most respected mediums in the country. By the evidential nature of the communications passed on from friends and loved ones in the spirit world, he aims to convince you of their survival and continuing interest in your lives.
July Sunday 14th at 1 pm and 3 pm
The Theatrical Awards
Come and witness The Theatrical Awards for Film/ TV and Musical Theatre! This amazing show is brought to you by DOT Productions’ talented youth theatre groups who will be sharing excerpts of the nominated shows and interviewing the stars.
July Friday 19th at 7.30pm
Calm and Collected
Catch this hilarious comedy troupe in their new sketch and musical comedy show. Join Dan Curtis, Ed Mayhew and Lizzie Kevan as they quest to find the solution to anxiety and self-esteem issues, old women on buses, Guatemalan worry dolls and the audacity of cyclists. Making Faces host East London comedy night FACELIFT which is regularly Time Out recommended. An hour of quick fire, shambolic hilarity, not to be missed! "Cry-with-laughter-great.. Making Faces are FUNNY! Go and SEE THEM!' (Londonist).
July Saturday 20th Workshop 1pm to 5pm Concert: 7.30pm
Guitar Workshop & Concert
J Horsey Guitar Tuition Music Workshops
Guitar workshop fee includes entry to evening concert for the workshop participant + one extra guest. All workshop participants must have own guitar. Suitable for age 6 and above. Lunch will be provided from 11am to 12.30pm. Will include performances from ‘All Things Considered’ Guitar Ensemble and more. N.b.: the full course fee must be paid 2 weeks prior to the workshop.
Workshop fee: £50 (£25 deposit required). Concert only: £10, £5 (conc)
July Monday 29th - Friday 2nd 9.30am to 4.30pm
Musical Theatre Workshop for 8 to 16 yr olds
Polka Dot Academy of Performing Arts
Enjoy singing, dancing and working on the music for ‘High School Musical’! Come and meet new people and learn new skills while also having fun. This 4-day intensive workshop will culminate in a free performance for an invited audience. Places are limited and will be allocated on receipt of money - so book early to avoid disappointment.
Course Fee: £85
August Thursday 1st - Friday 2nd at 8 pm
Hell in a Handbasket by Keith Hiscox, Ed Hall & Jamie Gordon
Hiscox & Hall
Hiscox and Hall are going to Hell...and you're only watching. Join them for a comic sideswipe at all things religious. Featuring a special appearance by God (as himself) and a zebra called Bernard. Those arriving "naked and ashamed" do so at their own risk. Hope will not be admitted. Bad language and religiously sensitive material.
Tickets: £8, £6 (conc)
August Monday 26th - Friday 30th from 9am to 4.30pm
Scenario Performing Arts
This utterly fun course will lead children through the world of William Shakespeare. Have the chance to bring Shakespeare to life. Lose yourself in a world that will make Shakespeare easy and fun most of all fun. For ages 7 to 16 years.