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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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You can now book for the new term of our weekly D4Dance classes, for ages 12+ who have disabilities. This weekly class includes learning and developing movement, building confidence and creativity.

Mondays, 6pm - 7pm book here > http://ow.ly/KT8v3


Exciting new class starting this term! Egyptian Dance > a powerful feminine dance form that's a fun low impact way to increase stamina, overall flexibilty and suppleness. Term starts 15 April.

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Dance Egyptian

CHANGE OF DANCE STUDIOSFrom 14th April, Tuesday evening class will be held at the Norman Centre, Bignold Road, NR3 2QZ 19.00-20.00. From 15th April, Wednesday lunchtime class will be held at The Garage, 14 Chapelfield North, NR2 1NY 12.15-13.15Photo' s of our two lovely 'new' studios - looking forward to dancing in them!
Tonight in the Theatre, the first performance of The Accordion Shop from The Norwich Theatre Royal Youth Company as part of National Theatre Connections 2015 festival. Get your tickets on the door!


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Tonight is #OpeningNight for The Accordion Shop our @NTConnections perf by @CushJumbo performing at The Garage. Tickets available on the door, show starts 8pm
Did you love The Canada Boys? The same cast feature in fEAST Theatre's latest play Parachute, a funny, thought-provoking and moving play set at a time when the fields of Norfolk became the front line in a global conflict during WWII.

7 & 8 April, 7.30pm. Get your tickets here > http://bit.ly/1xyJgnH


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From the Norfolk-based professional theatre company who brought two sell-out tours of TheCanada Boys – a new play by Rob John. Set in 1942 wartime Norfolk, Parachute explores therelationship between an American airman and the members of a farming family who welcome him into their home.
Calling all Broadland Residents aged 11-18 years! You can get FREE tickets and transport to A Strange Wild Song on Saturday 25 April, 7pm.

'Accompanied by live peculiar music and darting around a brilliant set design, this original piece is dynamic and celebrates silliness.' ***** Broadway Baby

Contact Adam Yaxley on 01603 283382 or email adam.yaxley@thegarage.org.uk to reserve your place!
Calling all Broadland Residents aged 11-18 years! You can get FREE tickets and transport to A Strange Wild Song on Saturday 25 April, 7pm.

'Accompanied by live peculiar music and darting around a brilliant set design, this original piece is dynamic and celebrates silliness.' ***** Broadway Baby

Contact Adam Yaxley on 01603 283382 or email adam.yaxley@thegarage.org.uk to reserve your place!


We can't wait for our weekly Bleep! sessions to start tomorrow! If you want to come along, you still can! Book here: http://bit.ly/1yWrlkB


Bleep! weekly sessions, March/April 2015
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Bleep! 14yrs-18yrs Every Tuesday (17th March-28th April) 5.30pm-7.30pm @ The Garage, Norwich Are you interested in making and performing music? Does the cost of musical equipment put you off? Or are you bored with the sounds that your existing gear can make? Learn how to release your inner musici…
Big Election Debate!!

Are you aged 16-23 years old? This is your chance to put questions directly to general election candidates in this debate that is being held at @OPENNORWICH on April 15 from 6 – 8pm.

The free-to-attend evening will be chaired by ITV journalist and news presenter Jonathan Wills.

Toby Coke (UKIP), Lesley Graham (Greens), Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrats), Clive Lewis (Labour) and Chloe Smith (Conservatives) have accepted an invitation to attend, listen and answer questions and concerns raised by young people.

The event is free to attend but attendees must sign up and get a ticket through Eventbrite > Search for The Big Debate in Norwich at www.eventbrite.co.uk, or visit http://tinyurl.com/norfolkbigdebate for tickets

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The BIG Election Debate is for young people ages 16 - 23 years in Norfolk. This is your opportunity to hear from local politicians and ask...
The Garage Mosaic Dance Company performed outside The Forum this afternoon for the Women Reaching Women event. Choreographed by dance artist Laura McGill.


Norwich Theatre Royal are looking for local actors for non-speaking walk-on roles for The Boy in The Striped Pajamas, May 5-9. This is a great opportunity for local would be actors to be part of a moving production from a renowned company.

The closing date for applications is the end of the day on April 3. Full info here > http://bit.ly/1AionaI


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D4Dance performing a beautiful dance choreographed by Katy Dunne at The Forum this morning.



Our fantastic D4Dance Company performing at The Forum this morning for the Women Reaching Women event.


Are you Aged 12-19? Want to learn about social media and promotion? The Garage Youth Forum needs you!



Highlights from our Emerging Artists Academy, watch share and enjoy!



Check out the great opportunities for volunteering with Norfolk & Norwich Festival this year, from front of house to behind the scenes. No previous experience is required, just enthusiasm and some spare time in April and May. You will be fully supported in the role with training provided.

Head over to the website for more information! http://www.nnfestival.org.uk/takepart/volunteer


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Volunteer Volunteering for Norfolk & Norwich Festival is a wonderful way to contribute to one of the biggest arts festivals in the UK and experience an extraordinary range of cultural events. The Festival couldn’t function without the hours of enthusiasm and dedication our volunteers give; in return…
In April fEAST Theatre bring the thought-provoking and moving play Parachute to The Garage.

Brash, garrulous, charming, with a limitless supply of oranges and chewing gum 2nd Lt Jimmy Finch, a navigator on a B24 heavy bomber, is welcomed into the Cubitts’ home but are his intentions honourable and will his arrival damage the fragile relationships of the family at Box Farm?


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1942: A US serviceman makes friends with a farming family.. what happens?Come see PARACHUTE by Rob John- touring Norfolk March/April.see www.feasttheatre.com for booking details.
Great coffee + great music....What more can you ask for of an evening? Head down to Locomotion Coffee tonight for the latest mellifluous offerings from Box Deluxe Records.



Take a look at the rehearsal images for Oysters, coming to The Garage on Wednesday 3 June > http://bit.ly/1BUpSCp


Oysters - Rehearsal Photos

Photography by Mike Kwasniak
International Day of The Girl Norwich are holding an Open Mic night to showcase the talent of women and girls from the region as part of their celebrations for International Women's Day!

Check out the event for more information and to find out how you can get involved!



The Government Inspector this Friday is now SOLD OUT! You can still book tickets for the next show in the season A Strange Wild Song > check out the trailer!

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A Strange Wild Song Spring Tour

Our latest show, A Strange Wild Song will be touring the UK in 2013. FEBRUARY 22nd-23rd 8.00pm Ustinov Studio @ Theatre Royal Bath Tickets 01225 448844…
Great photos from Thursdays SLAM night. Thanks to all who performed and watched. See you next time!


SLAM February 19th 2015

photos from an amazing SLAM Night
Great #opportunity with @FutureRadio to present a radio show on 1st July about all aspects of the 2015 Young Norfolk Arts Festival.

If you are aged 16 and over and want to gain training in interview techniques, equipment and software, audio editing and presentation skills and production then register your interest by emailing enquiries@ynaf.org.uk BY FRIDAY 6th MARCH 2015.

More info about YNAF 2015 can be found here > http://www.ynaf.org.uk/


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