Tag Archives: Artistic Director

TWTCSouth Shake-speare’s things up!

This week we go into production with our TWTCSouth team and A Midsummer Nights Dream, a rip roaring Walking Theatre adaptation. Rehearsals in Putney and Ealing ?#?LCM?. Looking forward to joining our merry crew together: Karen Bartke, James Heatlie, Allan Scott-Douglas, Millie Hobday and AD, Sadie Dixon-Spain.

The Alloway Rap – Buy the book!

TWTC’s Artistic Director and In-House Playwright, Sadie Dixon-Spain, was awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Tam O’Shanter ReBoot Competition 2014 for ‘The Alloway Rap’ – a play for voices Sadie created, inspired by the great Bard‘s work ‘Tam O’Shanter’.

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The play has been performed by the pupils of Kilmodan Primary School, and by Forehill Primary School who performed as part of the 2014 Alloway 1759 Celebrations! With Burns Night this weekend, why not treat yourself to a copy of ‘The Alloway Rap’ book! Available online through the Scottish Laird website:http://scottishlaird.com/?wpsc_product_category=gifts-2

Gossip from TWTC HQ!

Today our Artistic Director, Sadie Dixon-Spain, heads off to Northumberland for some site meetings with the exceptionally excellent events team at Culture Creative. New events and fabulous hush-hush locations are on the cards. More info coming soon….

Show News: “Silver, Soldier, and Spice”, Alva Old Kirkyard, 27/06/2014

TWTC returned to Alva Old Kirkyard on Friday 27th June 2014, to perform at the Ochils Festival original Walking Theatre work “Soldier, Silver, and Spice”, written by TWTC’s Artistic Director & In-House Playwright, Sadie Dixon-Spain.image copy image_1 image_2 image_3 image_4 image_5 image_6 image_7 image_8 image

TWTC to perform at the 2014 Ochils Festival!

Silver, Soldier, & Spice! Join TWTC at Alva Old Kirkyard this Friday 27th June at 19:00hrs, and delve into the rich history of Alva, meeting a few famous names across the way! The performance is part of the 2014 Ochils Festival – and remember, dress for the weather!http://www.ochils.org.uk/event/649

Breaking News! We’re ‘Walking’ to Canada!

TWTC are thrilled to announce we are heading back to Canada!

We have been invited to present and perform at the inaugural Symposium for Performing Arts in Rural Communities (SPARC), hosted in the Haliburton Highlands, Ontario, about 3 hours North of Toronto. TWTC’s Artistic Director and In-House Playwright, Sadie Dixon-Spain, will be accompanied by Core Company Actor, Colin Little, and our Canadian Walking Youth Theatre Project coordinator, Nancy Kovachik, to attend the four day event, to learn about the arts in rural Canada, to network with some fantastic performing arts professionals from all over Canada, to present “Theatre Without Walls: The Story From Scotland”, and to perform three conference shorts over the weekends events.

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Pinch, Punch, First of the Month!

Happy April, TWTC fans! We have a variety of exciting performances for you this month including;

4th – 5th – Haunted Hotel Murder Mystery Weekend at The Argyll Hotel, Dunoon

13th – Treasure Island at Loch Lomond Shores

16th – Teddy Bears Picnic (Debut Production!) at Loch Lomond Shores

21st – Wiz Around Oz at Forestry Commission Scotland Ardentinny Picnic Site

23rd – Highland Wedding Murder Mystery, World Book Night Celebrations, at the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock

27th – John of the Trees (Debut Production!) at Duchess Wood, Helensburgh

A Christening Dear Robert

Happy Monday, TWTC fans! Rehearsals for “A Christening Dear Robert”, written by Sadie Dixon-Spain, are well underway at TWTC HQ today! Why not join us on Sunday 26th of January in Alloway for the shows debut performance as part of the Alloway 1759 Celebrations! Find out more at www.alloway1759.com!

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A weekend of fun with TWTC!

We have a jam-packed weekend full of outdoor theatre events in store for you! Read on to find out where you will find TWTC this weekend, and how YOU can join us on our adventures!

Tomorrow night, Friday 16th of August, there will be some mysterious and murderous goings on in Arduaine Garden, Argyll, as the hapless Hector Plasm leads a merry romp amongst the roses!

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For more info, contact Arduaine Gardens on 0844 493 2216

On Saturday, 17th of August, we are hopping on the ferry, and delighted to be a part of the Tarbert Harbour Authority’s Centenary celebrations, as we debut an exclusive TWTC piece “Two Thirds Fish”, written by our very own Artistic Director and In-House playwright, Sadie Dixon-Spain! The performance explores the history of Tarbert Harbour, and along the way, we will meet iconic people from the Harbour’s past! Our performance starts at 15:30hrs, and is a part of a whole host of celebratory events taking place this Saturday! Fun for all the family!

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For more info, contact Tarbert Harbour Authority on 01880 820 344

Sunday 18th of August will see TWTC delving into the world of Shakespeare, as we head to Finlaystone Country Estate to host a ‘Conference of the Faeries’, TWTC’s very own adaptation of ‘Midsummer Nights Dream’! Join Annie FairBottom on a Hen Party like no other, and see the beautiful grounds of Finlaystone in a whole new light!

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For more info, contact Finlaystone Country Estate on 01475 540 505

! Remember, TWTC perform outdoors whatever the forecast, so dress for the weather – umberellas very welcome! For evening performances, why not bring a torch to help us light the way!

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