Equal Players

Chol Residency at Walkley Library

Drama and Animation Activities at Walkley Library POSTED JULY 7, 2019 BY CHOL THEATRE This summer we’re running a two-day programme of events at Walkley Library in Sheffield. Taking place on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th July, the events are open to the public and completely free (see poster images below for all the details). These activities are part of a longer partnership with the…

New York(shire) – Equal Players on Tour

We were recently given the opportunity, as part of our ‘Equal Players’ programme, to travel to New York City to share practice and to experience amazing connections with artists and educators there. Back in 2018, the idea came about that we wanted to go far away from home and out in the world with ‘Imaginary Communities’. This inspiring city came instantly to…

Escape Realms

“There’s really nothing to worry about… may I see your papers and passport?” What with meaningful votes, conflicting reports, and divided parties, it’s tricky to predict what the future will look like. Over in Rotherham, young people are imagining how it would feel to take matters into their own hands as part of Chol’s Equal Players project. There is a form of…

Stop Press! 55 Children Are Authors of a New Story Book!

Stop Press! 55 Children Are Authors of a New Story Book! POSTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2018 BY CHOL THEATRE Professor Abdullah’s Metal Metropolis and Other Imaginary Communities ‘The people celebrated with a shooting fireball disco party on a rollercoaster. Everyone’s wishes had come true.’ Autumn has arrived and it seems like the perfect time to share our brilliant news. Our first ever children’s book has been created with…

Casting the many faces and voices of Huddersfield

POSTED MARCH 1, 2016 BY CHOL THEATRE Talented people from Yorkshire, we need you! Interested in taking  part in a unique play that shines the spotlight on what it’s like to live in Huddersfield? We are searching for aspiring actors for our new play, HD100. Through bespoke interviews of 100 people, the production will give a surprising, funny and emotional snapshot of what it’s like living…

Bronzing On

POSTED JULY 15, 2015 BY CHOL THEATRE We’ve been busy working with our The Mix actors from Oakwood School developing their portfolios for their Bronze Arts Award. It’s been fantastic to revisit the work achieved in Taking Back The Town and exploring the journey they’ve made from the very first Drama Workshop, to the performance on 2nd May. I’ve learnt how to have faith in myself, normally I’m usually self-conscious…

Environmental Devastation

“She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!” Leader of the free world. Only it’s not, is it. Free I mean. We’ve carved it up, shaped it, manipulated its uses for our gain. Now she’s fighting back. This human activity busying itself that they’ve failed to notice. Great grey smog…

Exams

It’s that time again. My parents arguing all the time over nothing but my grades at school, like the grades define who I truly am. My parents want me to become a doctor when truthfully I just want to write music. But no. I have to get an actual job. So my grades have to be top notch otherwise I’m going to…

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