Past

Dance Futures – How it came to be

A summary of Dance Futures journey so far; the inception, the organisations and individuals involved, and the progress made to date. Untold Dance Theatre, Women Wise In 2016 dance in Bristol was a key focus for our then Co-Director Katie…

Rehearsal Space – Meanwhile BS3

With support from Gathering Voices we managed the Meanwhile BS3 space from January – December 2017. We are no longer managing the space but if you are interested in hiring it for rehearsals please contact Gathering Voices on Meanwhile…

BBC Norman Beaton Fellowship

2018 update: In 2018 the BBC Norman Beaton Fellowship will not be hosting a workshop in the South West. Find out more about the Fellowship here. We were delighted that one of the 2017 winners, David Reakes, came to the…

Past Events

MATCH – an event for artists who are on the hunt for producers and producers who want to find some artists For What’s Love Got To Do With It? (see below)  Theatre Bristol invited inspiring artists and producers to talk about the way they work…

What Works Wales

WHAT WORKS WALES Theatre Bristol were commissioned by Arts Council Wales to carry out research into the need, potential and process for establishing producing hubs in Wales. We carried out six months of in depth research and analysis with theatremakers…

Commissions

Theatre Bristol and Mayfest Commissions 2016 Theatre Bristol and Mayfest were thrilled to award the 2016 Theatre Bristol/Mayfest commission to Selina Thompson, who made a new piece entitled salt. Using aspects of installation, performance and re-enactment, salt. is concerned with migration, place, colonialism and how bodies hold…

Writers In Residence

Writers in residence is a project designed to push forward the more interesting, intelligent and passion-driven writing around theatre in the city. We are currently exploring ways to build this work into the future of Theatre Bristol. We sent out…

Past Producing

2014 Once Upon A Time – Produced by Theatre Bristol with Circomedia and the Polish Cultural Institute in London. Once Upon A Time is a thoughtful and passionate show about ageing and the passing of time, told through the extraordinary bodies of…

Circus City 15

In 2015 we were Executive Producers for Circus City 2015, a celebration and adventure into the thrilling world of contemporary circus in Bristol.  The 4-week programme was spread throughout the city’s indoor and outdoor spaces, with shows and events that ranged…

Circus City 17

Circus City 2017 will be a multi-venue festival over 3-4 weeks in October 2017. The programme will be eclectic, bringing bigger audiences and building on the ambition of Circus City 2015, particularly the diversity of people attending the festival.Theatre Bristol, working…

34 Bristols

From a small village in New Brunswick to a ghost town owned by a mining corporation in Nevada there are thirty four places in the world called Bristol. 34 Bristols is a collective attempt to consider our relationship to these faraway…

Mayfest and Theatre Bristol Commission

Theatre Bristol and Mayfest are very happy to announce that for Mayfest 2013, we are commissioning new work by Jeremiah Krage & Heidi Dorschler. Using a giant crochet hook that takes at least two people to lift, and an enormous…