Dance and Drama
All the world's a stage and no where is this more obvious that at Durham University, home to a wealth of performing talent, with colleges and student societies presenting a wonderful range of comedy, drama and music, both old and new. Durham Student Theatre group incorporates many different production companies including DULOG, Durham Shakespeare Company, Castle Theatre Company, as well as several companies based at the individual colleges, offering a lively programme, showcasing performing talent and developing backstage skills.
The recently refurbished Assembly Rooms Theatre plays host to live performances every week of term and is available as a venue for public performances out of term time.
Saturday 8 March 2014
Immerse yourself in the spell-binding tales of Sheharazade and the Thousand and One Nights by physical performer and story teller Cherine al-Ansary, back to Durham by popular demand after a stunning performance in Durham Cathedral last year.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this event.
Thursday 6th - Saturday 8th March
Sex, marriage and back pain - all this action (or lack thereof) takes place in three couples’ bedrooms, where the characters’ deepest insecurities crawl out from under the eiderdown in the most farcical of ways.
Contact email@example.com for more information about this event.
Monday 10 March 2014
Joint event with UK Dance Company, State of Emergency and the Durham University Centre for Sex, Gender & Sexualities. Working with cutting edge research and internationally acclaimed choreography, Love & Sex aka Per-Mission involves a workshop and performance which invites engagement in news ways of thinking about and exploring issues around the body, gender, sexuality and consent.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this event.
Wednesday 12 March 2014
Wednesday 12th - Saturday 15th March
Collingwood Woodplayers present Grease. It’s the 1950s at Rydell High. A group of friends, obsessed with sex, drugs and rock and roll, go through adolescent problems together, like pregnancy, dropping out of school and love. Watch them as they navigate their way through their senior year.
Contact email@example.com for more information about this event.
DULOG present William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin's musical. Six quirky adolescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime, in the one place where they can both stand out and fit in at the same time. Welcome to Putnam County, where this year's spelling bee is shaping up to be the most exciting yet!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this event.
Saturday 29 March 2014
As part of English Tourism Week we are delighted to welcome Annapurna Dance to the Oriental Museum to demonstrate and teach the basics of traditional Indian dance. The demonstration is at 1pm, with workshops at 2pm, 3pm & 4pm.
Contact email@example.com for more information about this event.