Semi-Professional Opportunity

Organisation: Movers Theatre Company

Region: East Midlands

Artform: Theatre

Welcoming: Learning Disability

Opportunity Summary:

Movers Theatre Company provides opportunities for people with a learning disability who have some experience of drama and performance. The Company was formed following requests from the participants in the regular weekly sessions to do more advanced performance work. Movers are managed by a steering group with representation from the performers as well as Speakeasy. Movers have performed at high profile events such as the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics 2009, as well as at events attended by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Minister for Sport Gerry Sutcliffe, and Lord Richard Attenborough. The group meets at Attenborough Arts Centre and perform in a variety of spaces from Day Centres to Theatres as well as developing a workshop programme for the region. If you are interested in joining Movers, please contact the organisation for information.


Organisation Information:

Movers is the learning disabled Theatre Company for Leicester. A partnership project between Speakeasy Theatre Company, and Embrace Arts, the group was set up to provide performance opportunities for people with a learning disability who have some experience of drama and performance. Movers are managed by a steering group with representation from the performers as well as Speakeasy

W: http://www.speakeasytheatre.co.uk/movers

T: 0116 283 6646

E: info@speakeasytheatre.co.uk