Posts by: amygolding

Two Newcastles – A visit to South Africa

Two Newcastles – A visit to South Africa

In 2015, Curious Monkey went to the National Arts Festival of South Africa to run the Remix Laboratory, a participatory workshop programme run in partnership by the Swallows Foundation UK and the festival. We were lucky enough to take an inspiring team with us from the North East – you can read all about it…

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Young Curious Monkey – Jackie Edwards

It’s quite difficult going into an internship saying you want to learn stuff, but not actually know what it is you need to learn. This was my situation – I recognised gaps in my knowledge of how a theatre company runs, but didn’t know what needed to go in those gaps. Fortunately the wonderful team at Curious…

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Leaving Reviews

Here’s what the papers say about ‘Leaving’ by Paddy Campbell, produced y Curious Monkey in association with Northern Stage  ★★★★ “Warmly performed, effective and compassionate piece of verbatim theatre” The Stage “Leaving is a clever political and human piece of theatre with a real potential to make a significant difference.” Narc Magazine “A unique, insider…

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CASTING OPPORTUNITY – Walker Talk

  CASTING OPPORTUNITY  Walker Talk (Working Title) by Lee Mattinson Curious Monkey is looking to cast 2 young Geordie actors with a playing age somewhere between 14-30 years.  Please only apply if you are working as a professional actor and not in training/education. Walker Talk will be made in collaboration with students from Walker Technology…

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Freelance Set Designer / Facilitator Opportunity

Curious Monkey are looking to recruit a theatre designer with facilitation skills for a large scale, year long theatre project in Walker Technology College, Newcastle Upon Tyne. The role will include: –       Working with the creative team to recruit young people to be part of the project –       Delivering two design workshops introducing the different…

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Scratch the Monkey @ Alphabetti Theatre

Youth Board presents “Scratch the Monkey” Come to the theatre. Put your work on at the theatre. Read your poems at the theatre. Play your music at the theatre. Watch art being made at the theatre. We want as many young people as possible to get out of their shells and into a theatre! It’s…

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