Young Curious Monkey – Jackie Edwards, Day 2

Young Curious Monkey – Jackie Edwards, Day 2

Nearly half a year on from my last blog entry, my internship with Curious Monkey is coming to a close. Me and Jen are sitting in the office, yawning approximately once a minute from shortest-day-of-the-year syndrome, having just tackled and tamed the monster of funding and project planning. I took on this internship so I…

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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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