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THE PLACE FOR PERFORMING ARTS

The Garage is a lively performing arts centre in Norwich and home to The Garage Trust, a charity providing support and development opportunities for children,young people and families from all backgrounds. 

At The Garage you will find a jam packed programme of performing arts from performances to classes and professional training. There are literally hundreds of different activities every season for people of all ages and abilities.

Check out the WHAT'S ON? page for listings of current performances and classes. You can also download our most recent brochure from the website or pick a copy up by calling in at the venue.

Our NEWS section will keep you up to date with exciting ‘hot-off-the-press' opportunities such as auditions and recruitment opportunities.

Whatever you do, make sure you sign up for our E-NEWS so that we can tell you about all the exciting things on offer. We quite like trees so we prefer to email you if possible!

Below are some of the activities you can enjoy at The Garage:

  • LIVE PERFORMANCES - The Garage boasts a beautiful and intimate studio theatre. This is home to ‘Curtain Up!' our programme of professional theatre by some of the UK's hottest up-and-coming theatre companies. >More...
  • EMERGING ARTISTS ACADEMY - We help support and develop emerging artists through our Emerging Artists Academy. 
  • CREATIVE CLASSES - Our classes are for a wide range of ages and cover many different styles. Each class is lead by experienced artists, each fully trained and safety checked. >More...
  • SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES - We run holiday activities including all day workshops, courses, performances and family fun days. >More...
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  • TRAINING - If you are thinking about working in the arts or already do, we offer a range of professional CPD and training opportunities. >More... 
  • PARTIES - Whether its a childs birthday or a wedding anniversary, our dance party packages are a great choice >More...

 

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afternoon all we have a FREE Christmas tree available for collection only!!!! first come first served we are open until 6pm.... Merry Christmas!!!!
The Norfolk County Council consultation closes tomorrow. It's the last chance to have your say about the proposed cuts in funding to The Garage and other arts organisations in Norfolk > http://bit.ly/12tCgcK


SPEAK UP FOR THE ARTS IN NORFOLK
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Have your say about proposed Norfolk County Council cuts in funding to The Garage and other arts organisations in Norfolk.
Great Opportunity for Musicians aged 25 and under!!

We're holding auditions for our Music Development Programme on 10 January > If you are interested in developing your performance skills, collaborating with other musicians and working towards performances then you'll want to take a look at the full details here > http://ow.ly/G6DT0


Music Development Programme Auditions
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We are looking for musicians and vocalists up to the age of 25 years who are interested in developing their performance skills, collaborating with...
Lyn Gardner's top ten theatre productions of 2014 includes Every Brilliant Thing > coming to The Garage in our Spring Season! http://ow.ly/G678G
This Monday! There will be laughs a plenty at #NativityinCreakebottom have you got your ticket yet?

Watch the trailer here > http://bit.ly/1qZQwp7
Book here > http://bit.ly/1uZ7BMh


Nativity in Creakebottom Teaser Trailer

Gus, Hack, Rev. Biggins and Stibby Blot form the four corners of the All-Male Amateur Dramatics Society of Creakebottom. Susie Pimpleknickers wants in. They're all…
This sounds amazing and there are still places available - get in touch if you fit the bill and would like to get involved! X


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Would you like the chance to travel the world? King's Lynn Arts Centre is offering the opportunity to those aged between 18 and 25, and intersted in Arts & Culture, to get involved in a Youth Exchange to Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. This will be an a amazing opportunity to discover new ways of life and diverse artistic styles. Workshops will include music, dance, hiking, kayaking and more! For more information contact Elise Prosniewski, Assistant to the Director, by calling 01553 779095 or emailing elise.prosniewski@kingslynnarts.co.uk
Dalek invasion Saturday 4th May KLAC
Merry Christmas from The Garage.... Outtakes to follow next week!



DATE FOR YOUR DIARIES...

Wednesday January 21st 2015- 5.30-8.30pm - Guest Tutor at Passion Productions, LAYTON WILLIAMS, professional dancer from Matthew Bourne's recent production of "Lord Of The Flies" and BBC3's "Bad Education". 3 hours of Sass for only £15. Spread the word! There is a maximum capacity for this class, so please get in touch early to avoid disappointment!

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Have your say about proposed Norfolk County Council cuts in funding to The Garage and other arts organisations in Norfolk > http://bit.ly/12tCgcK


SPEAK UP FOR THE ARTS IN NORFOLK
www.thegarage.org.uk
Have your say about proposed Norfolk County Council cuts in funding to The Garage and other arts organisations in Norfolk.
Don't miss #Nativityincreakebottom, a festive show filled with laughs, slapstick and ridiculous musical treats! On 22 December 7pm.

Book tickets here > http://bit.ly/1pFQ52z

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Nativity in Creakebottom Teaser Trailer

Gus, Hack, Rev. Biggins and Stibby Blot form the four corners of the All-Male Amateur Dramatics Society of Creakebottom. Susie Pimpleknickers wants in. They're all…
Head to Locomotioncoffee for a cheeky winter warmer (if you're over 18 of course!). They are also doing delicious ginger lattes to get you in the festive mood.


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“Ding dong merrily on high, let's all drink hot spiced cider! #Christmas joy!”
The very talented The Garage High5 Stilt Company donned their festive outfits yet again for the Sheringham Christmas Light Switch on!

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The Garage High5 Stilt Company

Sheringham Christmas lights switch on󾔒 photographs by Chris Taylor
We are searching for a young female actor who would like to take part in our National Theatre Connections Play 'Hospital Food'. You need to be able to play a 15-18 year old who is feisty, fiery and quick tempered. You need to be available to rehearse Thursdays 5pm-7pm with a performance on the 18th of February and the 29th of April. To audition and meet the director come to The Garage on Saturday 20th of December at 10am for a 2/3 hour workshop.
Come and see what our talented class participants have been up to this year at The Garage Christmas Showcase > Sunday 14 December, 2pm & 4.30pm

http://bit.ly/1AlWL72


Have you done the #NXmasTrail yet? You can see one of the awesome trees in Locomotioncoffee, on until 30 December http://bit.ly/1at8Jxu

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Have you completed the #NXmasTrail yet? If so we'd love to see any photos you've taken along the way! Please post them on here or send us a message on twitter: @NorwichBIDUK
Take a look at these lovely pics from the Forum of the Christmas Light Switch on. Including a photo of @The Garage High5 Stilt Company in full swing!


Christmas Light Switch-on
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This Christmas, witness the Nativity like you’ve never seen it before: ‘The Birth of Jesus’ performed by four and a half men from Suffolk. Four and a half men? The mysterious new actor Michael Outwit is not all that she seems....

22 December 7pm > http://bit.ly/1pFQ52z


The Garage
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MONDAY 22 DECEMBER - SHOW STARTS 7PM TICKETS:Online (Will redirect to Theatre Royal Box Office) / 01603 598646 £10 regular / £5 (FT Students and under 25yrs) £22.40 Family Ticket Groups: 3 for 2 ticket offer (Not available when purchased online) (Bringing a group? For risk assessments, safeguarding…
#Competition for local artists to create a new work of art for one of our studio spaces > please share! http://ow.ly/F25Ui


Call out for Artists!
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We need you to design a mural for one of our studio spaces!
Artist call out!

We are looking for an artist to design a mural for one of our studio spaces.

We are holding a competition for a local artist to create an imaginative, ambitious and inspirational visual work that builds portrays the vibrancy and excitement of live dance, music and theatre performance.

Full information can be found here > http://bit.ly/1z21Kc5


Call out for Artists!
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We need you to design a mural for one of our studio spaces!
Want to try something new in the new year? Classes booking for spring includes adult ballet for beginners > http://ow.ly/EULH6


"Completely bonkers, and I don't think I've ever laughed so much in the theatre" > You won't want to miss this rambunctious Christmas comedy, 22 December 7pm.

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The Garage
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MONDAY 22 DECEMBER - SHOW STARTS 7PM TICKETS:Online (Will redirect to Theatre Royal Box Office) / 01603 598646 £10 regular / £5 (FT Students and...
FREE Taster sessions this Saturday 29 November.

Junior Movers, 7-11 years, 12-1pm
Mini Dance, 4 - 7 years, 11am - 12noon

Come along and try our dance sessions for free this Saturday. To book simply call our reception on 01603 283382.

We ask that parents stay in the building during the sessions, feel free to watch or grab a coffee in Locomotion cafe while you wait.


Booking is now open for our spring classes, starting January 2015. There are an exciting array of classes on offer for every age, stage and interest, including toddler dance, adult ballet, pilates, junior dance and more.

If you're looking to start something new in the New Year take a look at the full programme here > http://bit.ly/1gIqUqk


Some pictures from the October Slam, well done to all the talented performers that took to the stage!


SLAM October 2014
Some pictures from the October Slam, well done to all the talented performers that took to the stage!
Read about our Spring season over on the EDP 24 website > http://bit.ly/1vFyvxQ


Norwich arts venue The Garage announces new season of shows and events
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New writing, theatre, dance and more is in store for audiences in the New Year at Norwich arts venue The Garage.
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A MASSIVE well done to Norwich Arts Centre for winning this award - Great Work, lovely team.


Video: As Norwich Arts Centre wins Britain’s best small venue - what’s the secret to its success?
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It’s a small Norwich venue that’s making a big impact on the UK’s music industry - for Norwich Arts Centre is celebrating being crowned Britain’s best small venue by NME magazine.
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