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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 www.wearechol.co.uk for all the updates on TALL SHADOWS, CLICK & THE INTERNET GENIE

Performers Required for an Exciting Community Project!

POSTED SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 BY CHOL THEATRE Performers Required for an Exciting Community Project! What?Sticklebacks & Swingboats – The Stories of Hope Bank Where?Honley Feast 2018 (Honley Cricket Club) Who?Volunteers aged 16+ who would like to either perform or assist backstage – no experience necessary! When?Sat 22nd September (see below for dates for taster sessions and rehearsals) A gorgeous piece of community theatre is coming to…

Half a Smile

Half a Smile We had a great time working in collaboration with the Oldham Coliseum on an inter-faith project with young people from the town. Together with Vicky and Balvinder Sopal, the group devised a piece of theatre, exploring what faith meant to them. “Why don’t people smile anymore?” This was the focus point of the piece, exploring how even half a…

Museums of Imagination

POSTED AUGUST 3, 2016 BY CHOL THEATRE I remember my first trip to the Natural History Museum, walking into the enormous building, and facing the gigantic dinosaur skeleton just through the entrance. A reminder of how small I was, and yet, it invoked an enormous curiosity and my imagination as to what this incredible creature was and how they lived? A few weeks ago I…

Tales from the Hudd

Tales from the Hudd We were delighted to respond to a request from friends of the Tolson Museum, to present a performance in the Memorial Gardens in this Centenary Year of the Battle of the Somme. We created a piece inspired by objects and characters connected to the Museum. James Nichols and Carly performed an original piece to a lovely audience, including…

HD100 Premiere

Chol Theatre presents the world premiere of HD100. HD100, a snapshot of Huddersfield today made via interviews with 100 local people, is a surprising, funny and emotional take on living in Huddersfield. LBT resident company Chol Theatre makes theatre that responds to identity and place, creating contemporary work that explores people’s relationship to where they live. Director Amanda Huxtable (Bag Lady, Totally…

Tribo Fogo

Tribo Fogo When three tribes get together in a council of war, why ever would happiness be on the agenda? We’ve been working with the young people of Rotherham to create a thrilling outdoor performance. Ready yourself for fire, circus, drama, dance and music in Clifton Park by the Skate park entrance on Doncaster Road on Saturday 13th February at 4pm. Want…

Teenagers! Your E-Bronte environment is waiting! Ewan Bagshaw, Greenhead College

POSTED JUNE 25, 2015 BY CHOL THEATRE Growing up in Yorkshire, the Brontës represent an inescapable literary heritage that has captured the lives and hearts of both old and young. Work placement here at Chol Theatre accompanied by a trip to Haworth, gave me an in-depth understanding to the sisters’ personalities and feelings, but it also showed me how the Brontës opened the doorway to…

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