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  • All Change At The Theatre

    All Change At The Theatre

    Spectrum Theatre, an integrated theatre group in Sheffield which contains both autistic and non-autistic members, is holding a performance of its latest play this weekend called All Change. The Performance is on Saturday 21st September at 7.30 at the Merlin Theatre in Nether Edge.

  • Conference Call Over Disabled Street Musicians

    A conference on street music is calling for contributions from those interested in discussing disabled performers.

    The event will take place at the University Of East Anglia in Norwich on May 14-15, as part of the Connected Communites scheme, designed to work on understanding the changing nature of communities in historical and cultural contexts

  • Sheffield Theatres' Launchpad Project Returns

    The Launchpad Project, designed to help adults with learning disabilities and/or autism develop skills in drama and performance, is back and looking for new recruits. Organised by Sheffield Theatres, it gives participants the opportunity to work with professionals to develop their performance skills and devise a performance all of their own. Auditions this year are on Thursday 28th March, and the deadline for applications is Friday 1st February .

  • Sheffield Theatres Launchpad Project

    Last year Sheffield Theatres worked with a group of 10 adults with learning disabilities and/or autism and they created a show that was performed in their Studio. This year the project has developed further into running 5 weeks of skills development workshops before going into the process of making and performing a show. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

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