CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre
Mar
25
to 27 Mar

CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre

Trestle’s CPD courses for drama teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders provide a unique opportunity to develop teaching and performance skills in mask, half mask and physical theatre, as well as discovering new ways of helping students create dynamic performances.

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Moving Memory Dance Theatre | Dance Re:Ignite (Performance/Workshop)
May
24
1:00 pm13:00

Moving Memory Dance Theatre | Dance Re:Ignite (Performance/Workshop)

Dance Re:Ignite is a performance and practical dance workshop, choreographed by Moving Memory Dance Theatre. The performance tells the stories of the individual performers, who are adults from across Hertfordshire. After performance you will join the dancers on the stage for a dance workshop to find out more about how they created the piece.

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John Hinton | Ensonglopedia of Animals
May
26
2:30 pm14:30

John Hinton | Ensonglopedia of Animals

This is the brand-new show from John Hinton, multi-award-winning creator of the ‘Scientrilogy’ of musical comedies about Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Marie Curie. Follow-up to the hit show Ensonglopedia of Science (nominated for a Children's Choice Award at Brighton Fringe 2017).

Suitable for anyone aged 5 to 105.

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Philippe Gaulier Workshop 2019
Jul
8
to 17 Jul

Philippe Gaulier Workshop 2019

Small Nose are really excited to announce that Philippe Gaulier will be running two weeks of workshops in July 2019. This is the perfect opportunity for those who have never been taught Clown, or who have never been taught by Philippe – to experience the perfect combination of Le Jeu (play) and then Clown.

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Trestle School of Drama | Summer Holiday Workshops 2019
Aug
5
to 9 Aug

Trestle School of Drama | Summer Holiday Workshops 2019

This Summer holiday Trestle will be running 2 unique holiday programmes jam packed full of drama and games for ages 4-7 and 8-14. Each day the participants will learn new skills from Trestle trained specialists and explore the theme to create their own story to share at the end of the week.

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CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre
Oct
21
to 23 Oct

CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre

Trestle’s CPD courses for drama teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders provide a unique opportunity to develop teaching and performance skills in mask, half mask and physical theatre, as well as discovering new ways of helping students create dynamic performances.

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Trestle School of Drama | Spring Half Term Play In A Day 2019
Feb
21
10:00 am10:00

Trestle School of Drama | Spring Half Term Play In A Day 2019

This February Half Term Trestle will be creating their very own version of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ in just one day! Join us as we take a trip down the rabbit hole using drama games and exercises to bring this wonderful story and eccentric characters to life with a sharing at the end of the day.

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Wayne Parsons Dance | Vestige and Meeting
Nov
1
7:30 pm19:30

Wayne Parsons Dance | Vestige and Meeting

Coming to Trestle in the Autumn a unique, up close and personal experience of Wayne Parsons Dance. Without all the technical trappings of larger scale performances Wayne Parsons Dance will present a compelling double bill of dance-theatre where movement and text are seamlessly combined in what is a truly distinctive approach to storytelling.

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Trestle School of Drama | October Half Term Workshops 2018
Oct
30
to 31 Oct

Trestle School of Drama | October Half Term Workshops 2018

This October Half Term Trestle will be running 2 unique day-long projects packed full of drama and games for ages 4-7 and 8-14. Participants will spend the day learning new skills from Trestle trained specialists and exploring the theme to create their own story to share back at the end of the day.

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I.K. Dairo MBE | Social Event
Oct
20
5:00 pm17:00

I.K. Dairo MBE | Social Event

A family afternoon featuring the songs of I. K. Dairo, the father of juju music and one of Africa's first international music stars. Come and enjoy the wisdom and philosophy of I.K. Dairo music.  Songs which he once said, “often came to him at night, in dreams, borne upon the wind and the wings of angels."

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Mandala Theatre Company | Castaways
Oct
18
1:30 pm13:30

Mandala Theatre Company | Castaways

Written by the award winning young playwright Atiha Sen Gupta, the play explores the nature of friendship, trauma and tribal loyalties in a neighbourhood where the blue touch paper is waiting to be lit. It has been developed through creative workshops with young people, exploring their sense of connectedness – or otherwise – with the communities they have grown up in.

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Trestle CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre
Oct
15
to 17 Oct

Trestle CPD Training | Mask, Advanced and Intermediate Mask and Physical Theatre

Trestle’s CPD courses for drama teachers, professional practitioners and workshop leaders provide a unique opportunity to develop teaching and performance skills in mask, half mask and physical theatre, as well as discovering new ways of helping students create dynamic performances.

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Arcola Theatre Production | New Nigerians
Oct
10
7:00 pm19:00

Arcola Theatre Production | New Nigerians

Set in Nigeria, New Nigerians is a satirical drama that follows the political and personal upheavals of Greatness Ogholi, presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Revolutionary Party. Along with his pot-smoking assistant Chinasa, Greatness Ogholi must form a coalition with his political rivals. New Nigerians asks whether Greatness can succeed in keeping his integrity and thereby keep his promise to the people of creating a new Nigeria.

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I.K. Dairo MBE | Workshop
Oct
6
2:00 pm14:00

I.K. Dairo MBE | Workshop

I.K Dairo is the only African Musician to have received the honour of  Member of The British Empire (MBE).  In commemorating  55 years since I.K. Dairo’s receipt of this honour, this workshop traces his life and works. Starting from 1957 when he created the ‘Morning Orchestra’ until his membership of the Ethnomusicology department at the University of Washington, Seattle.

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‘Glimpses’ | Herts Open Studios Exhibition 2018
Sep
3
to 27 Sep

‘Glimpses’ | Herts Open Studios Exhibition 2018

Herts Open Studios 2018 | Flea Cooke, Jo Stapleton and Linda Brown
Trestle welcomes through its doors an exhibition bringing together the work of three distinctive female artists under the banner of Hertfordshire Visual Arts 2018 Open Studios. Working across different mediums, what unites these artists is their hands-on craft-based approached, applying specialist skills and techniques to create unique pieces of art/work.

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Trestle School of Drama | Summer Workshops 2018
Aug
6
to 10 Aug

Trestle School of Drama | Summer Workshops 2018

This Summer holiday Trestle will be running two unique holiday programmes jam packed full of drama and games for ages 4-7 and 8-14.

Each day the participants will learn new skills from Trestle trained specialists and explore the themes in Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to create their own story to share at the end of the week.

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Arts on Prescription Exhibition
Jun
4
to 23 Aug

Arts on Prescription Exhibition

Arts on Prescription works with local charities and organisations to bring arts activities, as a form of creative intervention, into the lives of mental health sufferers in the district. This exhibition celebrates the vibrant and diverse art work created by the current Arts on Prescription group at Mind in Mid Herts.

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Trestle School of Drama | Drama and Clay May Day 2018
May
30
10:00 am10:00

Trestle School of Drama | Drama and Clay May Day 2018

This May Trestle Theatre will be working with professional artist and Trestle friend Bob Wright to bring drama and art together in this exciting half term holiday project. We’ll be using drama and movement skills and working with clay to create our very own living museum, with clay sculptures to share and take home at the end of the day.

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