Found Arts Festival: Day 4
Sat 12th March 2022 - Sat 12th March 2022
12th March 2022
Tramshed presents their first annual Found Arts Festival - a space for emerging artists to connect and challenge through seeing, doing, listening, discussing and creating.
The festival has been curated for anyone who identifies as an emerging artist in the performing arts industry, with or without training, and is aged 16+. Each day of the festival is designed to stretch creativity and equip participants with practical skills as well as allow space to discuss, connect and network with peers. This will be followed by a quality performance in the evening.
If you aren't an artist - don't worry! All our shows are open to the public, we promise to host a brilliant night of entertainment for an affordable price. You can book for events individually or grab a day ticket for only £10!
Check out what's on 12th March -
Physical Theatre with Project Lockout
2pm - 4pm
Workshop with 30 max capacity
A physical theatre workshop with Project Lockout. A crash course on generating ensemble movement, creating sequences, lifting and mime technique. No experience is necessary - only a willingness to participate to the fullest.
Project Lockout is led by Artistic Director Michael Lynch (Associate Filmmaker at Frantic Assembly, Samsung Spotlight Award Winner for MIME and Associate Artist/Performer at Justice In Motion and GymJam). Michael is both a theatre director and cinematographer with over 7 years of experience in physical theatre. Since founding Project Lockout in 2016, he has been both director and movement director for company shows and digital projects.
Project Lockout consists of a collective of artists practicing ensemble movement and mime within the realm of theatre and film. Finalists for the Charlie Hartill Theatre Reserve for their production The Maniac Complex, the company transitioned to film during the pandemic producing an anthology series of short films under the banner A Creativity Decanter.
Project Lockout is a Resident Company of Tramshed for 2022.
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4:30pm - 6:30pm
Panel Workshop with 70 max capacity
Join us for an interactive panel workshop where you can meet industry experts, share ideas with your peers and hone those practical industry skills!
This workshops will explore the differences between subsidised, commercial and fringe sectors, financial deals you can expect from venues, VAT, how to build a production budget balancing income and expenditure, and an opportunity to have all your questions answered.
Mark Sands,co-founder and Creative Director of Ardent Theatre Company dedicated to making theatre a place where no one feels like an outsider.
He studied at the University of Warwick followed by a post-graduate at East 15 Acting School. He worked as an actor, writer and producer for several years and was one of the co-directors of the Angels Theatre Company and co-founder of Blueprint Theatre Company. In 2002, he became the Director of Development and Administration at Studio Theatre in Edgware Road followed in 2006 by the Executive Director of Deafinitely Theatre for nearly 10 years producing work at Shakespeare’s Globe, Soho Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, Park Theatre and several national UK tours. In addition to running Ardent, Mark freelances as a Finance Officer for Tramshed, Boundless Theatre, Neko Trust, Bloomsbury Festival and Barely Methodical Troupe.
Benjamin Alborough, a Stage One supported theatrical producer and programmer working across the commercial and subsidised sectors.
Formerly at the Hope Theatre and RED Entertainment, Benjamin runs his own production company; BJA Productions. Producing work includes: Thrill Me (Jermyn Street Theatre), Cinderella (Queens Theatre Barnstaple), Snow White (Stafford Gatehouse), Aladdin (Peterborough New Theatre), Between Two Worlds (Gala Theatre, Durham), Ricky Riddlegang and the Riddle Gang (New Wimbledon Theatre), Cream Tea and Incest (European Tour, Gilded Baloon), Thrill Me (Hope Theatre), The Lesson (Hope Theatre), Foul Pages (Hope Theatre), The Finest Ruin (The Y Theatre), Sweetmeat (Theatre503, The Bunker)
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Show - open to the public!
Presented by ClusterFlux.
On top of the mountain or right beneath the centre, ClusterFlux, a group of scientists, geologists, karaoke superstars and linguistic experts attempt to communicate the danger 10,000 years into the future. It is in a particular location and of a particular size and shape. It is below us and this place is a message. Pay attention to it.
2pm - 10pm
Physical Theatre with Project Lockout | Building Budgets | PLEASE LEAVE (a message)
Free Bursary Ticket
2pm - 10pm
Physical Theatre with Project Lockout | Building Budgets | Show TBA
Tramshed are offering 5 free bursary day tickets each day for emerging artists facing financial hardship. The deadline to apply for a free bursary day ticket is 10am Mon 21st Feb 2022 - you will then be informed if you are successful by Wednesday 23rd Feb 2022. The free bursary day tickets will be allocated randomly.
About the Venue -
Getting to Tramshed
There are great public transport links via bus, train, DLR and Thames Clippers. Please note there is no nearby street parking but there are a number of car parks nearby.
Access at Tramshed
There is access to each floor via stairs or lift. The shows will take place in the theatre on the ground floor which has level access. Toilets are all-gender and there are accessible toilets on the ground floor and 1st floor.
If you have any further questions about access or the venue please email [email protected].
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Found Arts Festival is supported by Arts Council England, Cultural Recovery Fund