Welcome to The Last Motel, hope you enjoy your stay

Motel

Like the Coen Brothers, Quentin Tarantino and David Lynch? You’ll love new darkly comedic psychological thriller The Last Motel.  Abalone’s desperate. He’s taken a day off from the poultry farm to commit armed robbery. Now he has local vicar Eve stuffed in the boot of his classic car. Set near Barnsley (South Yorkshire, not Kentucky), […]

Youth Tech Team 2022 course stars take centre stage

Course

As our latest Youth Tech Team gear up for Sunday’s Unsigned Live gig, we thought it was time to put our backstage stars in the spotlight. Suzie Porter, Ella Thompson-Reed, Thomas Grimmer and Cian Daynes all took part in this free course provided by us and the Young Norfolk Arts Trust. It’s for 14-21-year-olds who […]

Shows – enjoy live theatre, comedy and music with us in 2022

Shows

* Updated 23 June* Checked out our what’s on pages yet? We’ve shows that’ll make you think, laugh and cry. Enjoy internationally acclaimed writers, homegrown talent, the theatre-makers of tomorrow and TV’s brightest comedians. Jason Raper, our new Venue Supervisor, said: “It’s great to see the theatre so busy. We’ve already announced some fantastic theatre, comedy […]

Hello future theatre-makers

Theatre

The Garage Norwich is welcoming hundreds of youngsters from across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire this week as part of NT Connections. We’re one of just 29 regional theatres in the UK taking part in the National Theatre’s annual youth theatre festival and the only venue in this area to be hosting groups. Young theatre-makers […]

Kids’ 2022 summer term classes are great prep for September school start

Classes

Is your child starting school in September? Our summer preschool classes are the perfect way to help you get them ready for this milestone – and make some fun memories on the way. Creative activities are known for boosting youngsters’ ability to learn and solve problems, to interact with other others and learn self-control, to […]

Be brave enough to explore your creative side says dancer Alex Sturman 

Creative

Dancer Alex Sturman says giving young people the chance to explore themselves in a creative way is so important – especially during the times we’re living in. He said: “I was genuinely thrilled that an organisation such as The Garage Trust would ask me to become one of their ambassadors. Growing up in Taverham and […]

Sisters’ starring roles in 2021/22 My First Panto: Cinderella Rocks

Panto

Sisters Florrie and Peony Adams may not appear on stage during My First Panto: Cinderella Rocks. But Ella’s dreams wouldn’t come true without them. The Wymondham youngsters provided the voices for Squeaker and Nibbles, two mice who help her on her journey to stardom in The Garage Norwich’s latest co-production with All-In Productions. They were […]

Spring into 2022 – enjoy even more classes with us from this January

Classes

We’re excited to say next Monday sees the return of classes here at The Garage. Gabby Meadows, our Participation Programme manager and a tutor, can’t wait for them to start. She said: “We have some exciting things in the pipeline performance-wise. We’re delighted to be hosting the Norfolk County Youth Choir, which is completely free […]

2021 HNC Programme in Performing Arts course is challenging and fun says Liv

Course

Liv Burton joined our HNC Programme in Performing Arts course because she wanted to improve her skillset before going to university next year. The Level 4 course has three specialist pathways in Acting, Dance and Musical Theatre. The courses also include units where all pathways work together. Delivered by industry professionals, the aim is to […]

Are we ready to laugh at Coronavirus? Writer Mark Daniels thinks so

Coronavirus

You can catch the Offie-nominated dark satirical comedy Coronavirus – A Great British Farce, here on 18 November. We asked its writer, Mark Daniels, are we ready to laugh at Covid? He says we’re more than ready. Imagine. You’ve been living alone during lockdown and, every day, you’ve written a diary. A stream-of-consciousness type of diary about… everything and […]