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End the Summer with some fantastic activities from Speakeasy

Posted: Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:12 by Bob Christer

The Summer Holidays are slowly starting to wind down, but Speakeasy have a fantastic range of activities to see adults and young people with an interest in theatre, drama and stories through into the autumn!.. Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Drama, Youth, Learning Disabled, Disabled, Learning Disability, Disability, Arts, Workshop, Movers, Act Up, Leicester

Placement opportunity with Speakeasy

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:28 by Bob Christer

Speakeasy are seeking a volunteer to assist in the running of a weekly drama project for Learning Disabled Adults. The sessions will run on Thursday mornings between July 4th and September 19th, 10.30am.. Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Drama, Learning Disabled, Disabled, Learning Disability, Disability, Arts, Training

Fantastic opportunities for Disabled Adults and Young People with an interest in Theatre

Posted: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:25 by Bob Christer

We have two fantastic opportunities for Disabled Young People and Learning Disabled Adults with an interest in Theatre coming over the next few months...

FREE - Disability Youth Theatre Week - 29th July.. Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Drama, Youth, Learning Disabled, Disabled, Learning Disability, Disability, Arts, Workshop, Movers

Volunteering Opportunities with Speakeasy Theatre Company

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:38 by Bob Christer

Speakeasy have a couple of opportunities for volunteers for their forthcoming Disability Youth Theatre sessions at Curve and Embrace Arts. We have opportunities for a Volunteer Workshop Co-facilitator,.. Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Drama, volunteer, volunteering, volunteering opportunities, leicester, Arts, Learning Disabled, Learning Disability, Disabled, Disability, Youth

Speakeasy’s Disability Youth Theatre returns this Easter

Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:30 by Bob Christer

This Easter our fantastic FREE Disability Youth Theatre will be hosted at CURVE in Leicester, from Monday 25th to Thursday 28th March, 10.00am to 2.00pm each day. Spaces are limited so please contact us.. Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Drama, Youth, Learning Disabled, Disabled, Learning Disability, Disability, Arts, Workshop

Speakeasy in Seattle: Part 1 - Bob Christer

Posted: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:16 by Bob Christer

I've just returned from an exhilarating and exhausting week in Seattle, attending 14/48 - 'The world's quickest Theatre festival'. I've known about the festival for about 8 years, and have wanted to make.. Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Arts, Training, 1448 festival, seattle, Leicester

Speakeasy Needs You!

Posted: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:56 by Bob Christer

Speakeasy are looking to recruit new members for their Disabled Young People's Advisory Board. The board is looking for young disabled people who are interested in helping to shape future Disability Theatre.. Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Drama, Youth, Learning Disabled, Disabled, Learning Disability, Disability, Arts

New schools workshops for 2013!!!

Posted: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:13 by Bob Christer

Speakeasy are delighted to announce a range of new workshops for schools as we enter our 17th year!

For Primary schools we are pleased to add our World War 2 workshop, looking at the effect on life in Britain... Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Drama, Youth, Schools, Workshop, Arts

Anti-Bullying Month This November

Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:33 by Bob Christer

To celebrate Anti-Bullying Month this November, Speakeasy will be touring their fantastic Anti-Bullying Workshop between November 12th and 30th. Using drama to explore the key issues of bullying, this.. Read More »

Tags: Anti-Bullying, Bullying, Schools, PSHE, SEAL, Workshop, Drama, Theatre

Disability Youth Theatre at Embrace Arts!

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 15:44 by Bob Christer

Thanks to funding from Children in Need, Speakeasy will be running summer Youth Theatres for Disabled Young People for the next three years. These fantastic sessions kick off this August at Embrace Arts,.. Read More »

Tags: Theatre, Drama, Learning Disabled, Disabled, Learning Disability, Disability, Youth