Terms 2020/21

Tuesdays - Komodo Dragons

15th September  - 20th October

10th November  - 15th December

5th January - 9th February

23rd February - 30th March

19th  April - 25th May

8th  June  - 13th July

Payment is due on the FIRST day of every term by

Cash/Cheque/BACS on request

Fridays  - Jungle Runners/Iguanas

19th September - 23rd October

13th November - 18th December

8th  January - 12th February

26th February - 2nd April

23rd April - 28th May

11th June - 16th July

Payment is due on the FIRST day of every term by

Cash/Cheque/BACS on request

'Zoom Youth Theatre open morning'

Saturday 5th September 2020

Friday groups - 10.00am

Tuesday group - 11.00am

This is open to members and parents to drop in and ask any questions about the new term and the new guidance rules and to have a bit of Fun before we start our normal sessions.

We will send a zoom invitation nearer the time.

If anyone doesn't want to use zoom we are happy to chat anything through by phone or email.

EVENTS 2020

Tuesday 31st March

Gekkota Arts - Expectations

Pomegranate Theatre (invited audience)

13th and 14th June (DATE ES TO BE CONFIRMED)

Hidden Strangers by Louise Page

Explores the way those of German, Hungarian and Austrian extraction living in and around Chesterfield were judged, condemned and vilified during the First World War. In Hasland there were riots against local pork butchers. At Buxton the subscription band who had played for the bank holiday makers on August 3rd, became enemies on the declaration of war the next day. This piece explores this area of hidden history and how those who had built their lives in Britain suddenly became the enemy.

Saturday -  7.30pm and Sunday - 3.00pm

4th July

Iguana and Jungle Runners Showcase

Rose Theatre 10.00am

18th July

Open Morning 

Come and join us at our fund raising event. If you are interested to join the Pomegranate Youth Theatre, come and find out what it is all about.

Refreshments, Raffle and Cake Stall

9.30am - 11.00am. - FREE

 22nd August

Youth Theatre 'Taster'

The Pomegranate Youth Theatre offers weekly drama workshops that are available to all at a low cost. The fun workshops teach all aspects of stagecraft which promote teamwork, creativity and confidence.

Come and give it a try and register for new classes in September.

ages 7 - 18 (Gekkota Arts - 18+)

10.00am - 12.00pm - FREE

24th/25th Aug

'Two Plays, Two days'   Summer School  

2 days of workshops in which participants will develop a range of performance skills including physicality, script, devising, improvisation and movement. The group will work towards a short devised performance

ages 8 +

9.00am -3.00pm

Price - £20 per day  or 2 days for £35

 GEKKOTA ARTS

meet every Tuesday at the West Studio

7.00pm - 8.30pm

 

 Gekkota Arts evolved from the Pomegranate Youth Theatre. It was formed with a group of long standing Youth Theatre members who wished to continue their journey and further their skills in every aspect of stagecraft. They produce high quality performances of new and existing works, in the local area and further afield.

All sessions are held on Tuesday Evenings at West Studios.

 

Sessions are run by highly experienced facilitators, along with visiting playwrights and specialists. Please see website for biographies.

www.pomytheatre.co.uk

 

If you are interested in joining Gekkota Arts please contact Carole/Katy on

Pomytheatre@gmail.com; 07932603525

 

 

NOT WORDS - How Sometimes words fail but art and image speak

The Pomegranate Youth Theatre and Gekkota Arts has received £26,300

from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project,

made possible by money raised by National Lottery players.

It explores the visual legacy of the suffragettes and how that contributed

to the strong images used by women war artists in WW1

such as local artist Marjorie Hamilton.

It  will explore the link between Derbyshire

and surrounding areas and the national suffrage campaign

and how poorly educated women workers developed strong visual symbolism

to promote their cause.

Research will be shared through development of a play with a visual artist providing images.

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