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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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Recent Activity
Looking for some half term fun? Family Fun Day workshops on 17 February are now bookable online!

Mini Musical Theatre, Street Pop, Junior Movers, Drama and more!

More info > http://bit.ly/1vfvfKu


TONIGHT 7.30pm, watch the final scratch performance of Rhiannon Faiths The Date, an alternative indie love story for the 21st century.

Oh and did we mention it's free?

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Dancers get set to perform free show in Norwich about 21st century relationships
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People are being invited to watch a free show about relationships in the 21st century.
THIS WEDNESDAY > Dancing theatre workshop for postgraduates and professionals to work indepth and from a dance theatre approach. Includes physical approaches to text, contact work and a company techniques class with Rhiannon Faith:Dancingtheatre.

1.30pm - 4.30pm, only £25

More info > http://bit.ly/1GZCPxV


Passion Productions invited the very talented Layton Williams, (Bad Education, Billy Elliot, Thriller and Matthew Bourne's Lord of the Flies), to host a workshop with them this week. Here's the video footage! Passion Productions is a Street and Commercial Dance Company running on Wednesdays from 6-8pm. Contact scott_atkins80@hotmail.com for more information on how to join!




Passion Productions epic Masterclass last night with Layton Williams!
It's been lovely having Strawberry Blonde Curls in residence in the theatre this week. TONIGHT you can see the first scratch performance of their new piece in development #Tanja.

Best of all it's free! 7.30pm, no ticket required (just turn up!)

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Strawberry Blonde Curls will present a work in progress performance of TANJA. This is one-woman drama is inspired by the true-life events of a detainee, TANJA. Set in her room at Yarl's Wood, this is her story, her life, her love of Roma culture and music, her (despite everything) love of England a…
Awesome news that BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend is taking place in our fine city! It's going to be a MASSIVE summer!


Norwich named as host city for Radio 1’s Big Weekend!
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Norwich named as host city for Radio 1’s Big Weekend!
'It’s about unheard voices. It’s about the rules not being clear, and decisions that are out of your control. It’s about cultural identity. Is it about asking the difficult questions? Yes. It’s about waiting. It’s about the fact that this will never happen to you or to me. It’s about the challenges in telling someone else’s story.'

Come and see a FREE scratch performance of Tanja this Friday 7.30pm.

No booking required, just turn up. Stay behind afterwards to give your feedback to Strawberry Blonde Curls about the piece > http://bit.ly/1u5VHjF


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Strawberry Blonde Curls will present a work in progress performance of TANJA. This is one-woman drama is inspired by the true-life events of a detainee, TANJA. Set in her room at Yarl's Wood, this is her story, her life, her love of Roma culture and music, her (despite everything) love of England a…
February is going to be a great month for theatre! We're really excited about the award-winning and play Grounded on at the Norwich Playhouse on 11 February, which explores drone warfare, family, and what it is to be a woman.

★★★★ “Completely absorbing and hard to forget.” Time Out

More info > http://bit.ly/1BaYq07


Grounded - Norwich Playhouse - Theatre for Norwich, Norfolk and East Anglia
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Watch comedy, drama, dance, music and children's shows in the heart of Norwich.
**ADVANCED ADULT TAP TONIGHT** with Cat Chapman.

(16+) Studio 1 @ The Garage. 7pm-9pm. £10.

These monthly 2hr sessions are for experienced tappers who want to challenge their feet (& brains) in a fun & relaxed environment. (Good knowledge of tap required) come along & spread the word!
'Dressed down in a russet top and black slacks, Maddie plays the self obsessed unnamed anti-heroine with so much pace, energy and enthusiasm you almost forget to breath.'

Great reviews coming in for the opening night of the Fleabag 2015 Tour. You won't want to miss it when it comes to Norwich for one night only, Friday 20 February !

Read the Review > http://ow.ly/Hrpq2
Book tickets > http://ow.ly/HrpYm


Amazing opportunity! Contact Scooby directly to snap up that last space!

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Scott Scooby Atkins

1 FINAL SPACE going on the Masterclass with Layton Williams, (Matthew Bourne's Lord of the Flies, BBC3's Bad Education, Billy Elliot The Musical), Wednesday 21st January, 5.30-8.30pm, £15. Message me if you're interested :) x
We have a fantastic Contemporary Dance Class for people aged 50+ every Friday from 2.30pm - 4.00pm. This class is suitable for beginners and those with more experience. A great way to get physical, stretch out and feel creative - led by the wonderful dance artist Laura McGill. Why not come along and try it for the spring term. Starts this week, £75 fees for the term. Call reception to book 01603 283382.


We have a fantastic Contemporary Dance Class for people aged 50+ every Friday from 2.30pm - 4.00pm. This class is suitable for beginners and those with more experience. A great way to get physical, stretch out and feel creative - led by the wonderful dance artist Laura McGill. Why not come along and try it for the spring term. Starts this week, £75 fees for the term. Call reception to book 01603 283382.


We have one audition slot left on Saturday at 10.30am for musicians/vocalist to take part in our Musicians Development Programme (MDP). To find out more MDP visit the Emerging Artists Page on our website. If you are a talented musicians/vocalist up to the age of 25 then call reception on 01603 283382 to book this slot.
Still places for Junior Movers TOMORROW for 7-11year olds. This is a creative dance class incorporating contemporary and ballet techniques. A perfect place for children to embark on their dance journey!

More info here > http://bit.ly/17H0Nhm


The Garage
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Junior Movers is a creative dance class incorporating contemporary and ballet techniques. A perfect place for children to embark on their dance journey.
Budding musicians get yourself down to this free workshop!


Live Music & Touring - free workshop - CME
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Live music and touring - free workshop for 14-18 year olds in Norwich
Monday D4Dance Senior classes have started up again, it's not too late to join and get creative!

These classes are especially for 12-16 year olds with learning disabilities. The classes focus on learning and developing movement, building confidence and creativity.

More info here > http://bit.ly/1yaZnHN


We are one month away from SLAM can everyone please please please invite all their friends and share this event? This is an awesome night to perform or watch the best acts! around!https://www.facebook.com/events/956707271009984/



Get involved in BLEEP! Build + play electronic instruments, create your own pieces, add live video + perform!
FREE!
14-18yrs
Email bleep@esarn.org or call 01603 283395 for more info!


JOIN THE TEAM!

We are recruiting for an Education and Outreach Coordinator. We are looking for someone with impeccable people skills, a head for logistics and a passion for high quality creative provision to join the team.

Full details and an application pack can be found here > http://bit.ly/Lwjeu1


Join our Team!
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The Garage is looking to recruit an Education and Outreach Coordinator to join it's dynamic team.
Our Ballet Intermediate Class on Thursdays from 7.00pm-8.30pm is for people with a good level of experience in ballet (grade6+) who want a bit of a challenge. If you are in dance training or have trained in the past and would like the benefit of developing your skills with fantastic dance artist Nicky Gibbs in wonderful studios, why not join us for the spring term. Starts on 15th Jan, fees are £75


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