Triple Funding Success

We’re very proud to announce that Chol’s been awarded three grants to deliver new youth projects for 2020. THANK YOU Arts Council England, Safer Communities Fund & The National Lottery Community Fund for supporting our work with children and young people in the local community. Stay tuned at for all the updates on TALL SHADOWS, CLICK & THE INTERNET GENIE

Run of the Mill Success!

Last month saw Chol digging into the industrial heritage of our area, culminating in the powerful and evocative ‘Run of the Mill’ performance by five fabulous young performers. You might remember that we’ve been working with Ignite Yorkshire’s ‘Kick the Dust’, a national programme to make heritage relevant to young people in communities. Well, Chol consulted with an amazing group of young…

A Whole New Walkley

Chol’s Residency at Walkley Library July 2019 We had a fantastic time meeting and creating with over 100 participants at Walkley Library during the heatwave of July 2019. Over the space of our 4 day mini residency there were a number of different workshops on offer for all ages. We began with a (very) warm welcome and an introduction workshop to volunteers…

Run Of The Mill: Call for Performers

Are you aged 14-19? Based in or near Kirklees? Interested in making and creating? We are casting community performers for RUN OF THE MILL, a site-specific performance exploring our industrial past, present and future. You will be working with Olivia Race & Jess Woodhead & the show takes place at Colne Valley Museum on Saturday 24th August. Rehearsals will be at Lawrence…

A New Chapter for Imaginary Communities

Chol’s approach to drama education, Imaginary Communities (IC), is entering an exciting new chapter. Let’s leaf through the story so far… The Story So Far Imaginary Communities (IC) is Chol’s unique approach to drama education. IC promotes play and imagination to aid writing and integrate theatre into the wider curriculum. In giving children the opportunity to create their own worlds and characters…

Meet Gala – Our Work Experience Student!

POSTED OCTOBER 4, 2018 BY CHOL THEATRE “O she doth teach the torches to burn bright” Hi, I’m Gala Baldacci, I’m 15 years old and I go to the North Halifax Grammar School. As part of my year 11 work experience I have been lucky enough to work with Chol Theatre on their ‘Our Biennale’ residency at the North Huddersfield Trust School to help with their production…

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