Education Programme

Autin Dance Theatre is looking for several exceptional performers in dance, spoken word, circus, physical theatre and puppetry for various future programmes of work

    We are seeking professional performers to express their interests in joining the company in order to expand our existing pool of freelance artists for the following upcoming projects in 2021 and beyond: – A Posi+ive Life – Out of the Deep Blue – Dystopia – AutinDT Education Programme       We are looking for highly creative and strong individual performers in contemporary dance, circus, physical theatre, spoken word, martial arts and/or puppetry interested in collaborating with us on our performance projects. You must be a versatile movement performer and comfortable with character work and text. We are particularly keen …

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Man Made Youth Company – Autumn Dates

  For more information on Man Made Youth Company’s offer of boys dance workshops to secondary schools in Birmingham and the Black Country, please email Annalise at [email protected] www.manmadeyouth.com | @ManMadeYouth | @manmadeyouth | @ManMadeYouth  

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Online Puppetry and Storytelling tutorials

  ‘Make Your Own Puppet @Home‘ tutorial videos are available until September! This FREE online puppetry and storytelling programme for children, young people and their families The series aims to raise awareness of the climate emergency crisis and other environmental issues and features weekly, step-by-step tutorials making puppets out of recyclable materials and household items. Each brilliant puppet comes from a different designer and the whole series is available to watch now on our YouTube and Social Media Channels .  

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Regional school workshops

  AutinDT offers a wide range of educational offers for children, young people, community participants and professional practitioners as part of our Education Programme. We deliver bespoke projects and one-off workshops in educational and community settings to all abilities including creative session, contemporary dance technique class, repertoire masterclass, choreography workshop, CPD for teachers and Arts Award delivery.  

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A Posi+ive Life UK Tour – Spring/Summer 2021 +

    We have developed a new and interactive Education Programme to go alongside our live performances of A Posi+ive Life that will be touring to venues near you from Spring 2021, making special creative modifications to the show in line with physical distancing and health & safety measures. Watch this space tour dates coming soon! A Posi+ive Life is an accessible, immersive and interactive theatre experience featuring dance, physical theatre, spoken word and BSL interpretation around the themes of sex education, consent, identity and wellbeing, aimed at teenagers and young adults (14+). The dance piece is a special invitation to a house party like no other, where a web of stories around sex, love and …

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Make Your Own Puppet @Home – tutorial videos are out! 

We have been busy over the last few months working with puppeteers, designers and a filmmaker on a FREE online puppetry and storytelling programme for children, young people and their families called ‘Out of the Deep Blue‘. The series aims to raise awareness of the climate emergency crisis and other environmental issues and features weekly, step-by-step tutorials making puppets out of recyclable materials and household items. Each brilliant puppet comes from a different designer and the whole series is available to watch now on our YouTube and social media channels until September.   This project is funded by Birmingham City …

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‘Make Your Own Puppet @Home’ tutorial #2 – new release TODAY Saturday 20 June

  We are pleased to release the second ‘Make Your Own Puppet @Home’ tutorial video on Saturday 20 June at 10 am on our YouTube and social media channels.   📩 RSVP to our online event here!   We would love to see what your puppets look like! Join our ‘Out of the Deep Blue’ online community of homemade puppets and storytellers, and share your homemade videos on social media using #outofthedeepblue‘Make Your Own Puppet @Home’ Tutorial #2 Puppeteer Ben Thompson will show you how to make the next puppet in our Web Series designed by Emily Cooper. An Octopus, made from plastic to highlight the plastic in our oceans. Marionette style.     ‘Out …

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