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18 performances, one day of professional development and the hottest Open Space discussion of the year. All happening in Somerset from 4-11 October. Fri 7th Oct 1:30pm - 5pm Made in Somerset: Open Space Many artists, companies, producers, organisations, venues and students are feeling concerned and isolated in this current funding climate. This Open Space session, facilitated by Seth Honnor (founder of Theatre Bristol), will feature some short provocations from local performers and venue managers, along with Gavin Stride (Farnham Maltings) and Andy Field (Forest Fringe). Along with the challenges, we will be discussing new ways to make the arts sector vibrant and successful. This is your opportunity to join in, have your say and share your views. The Brewhouse, Taunton FREE but you must book.

Sat 8 Oct 9.45am-7pm Made in Somerset: Refuel A day of workshops, conversations and showcases for the Somerset dance and theatre community In the Morning Choose from one of four inspiring workshops...

1.Yolande Yorke-Edgell As the Artistic Director of ‘Yorke Dance Project’,Yolande is the only master teacher of the Lewitzky Technique in the UK. At Refuel she will lead an introductory masterclass and creative workshop for anyone 14+, with some dance background and an interest in exploring this unique dynamic and core strengthening technique. In addition, dancers will create their own material, learn some of the company’s current repertoire and gain an insight into how they make new material. 2. George Mann (Theatre Ad Infinitum) This workshop is a unique opportunity to dive headfirst into physical storytelling. Using a Lecoq-style method and the body alone, you will explore how an actor in an empty space can bring to life an abundant world of characters, spaces, colours, emotions and atmospheres. 3. Maxwell Golden Create your own raps, learn to beatbox, and explore acting techniques in this fun

introduction to Hip Hop Theatre! Maxwell will share his techniques for fusing music, lyrics and physical theatre. 4. Louise Barrett & Richard Tomlinson. Join an all-day creative workshop to make a brand new 15-20 min piece of dance & theatre that will be performed at the end of the day - led by choreographer Louise Barrett & filmmaker Richard Tomlinson Tasty Lunch included in the ticket price. In the Afternoon There will be skills sharing, presentations and short extracts by Somerset performers. The day will culminate in a presentation of the work created during the day and a finale celebration. At sunset there will be a performance of River of Sound & Light with Tim Hill and musicians on and along the River Parrett. Refuel: £20 / £15 In and around Langport Bookings: www.takeart.org or 01460 249450


Tues 4 Oct 7pm

Fri 7 Oct 7.30pm

Weds 5 Oct 8pm

Fri 7 Oct 7.45pm

CountryBoy’s Struggle, hip hop theatre by Maxwell Golden at Court Fields School, Wellington. £4 - 01823 664201

Worlds Unknown, music by Tim Hill at The Brewhouse Studio, Taunton. £8 / £6 – 01823 283244

Thurs 6 Oct 7.45pm

CountryBoy’s Struggle, hip hop theatre by Maxwell Golden at Merlin Theatre, Frome. £10 / £7 - 01373 465949

Thurs 6 Oct 8pm

Poetry Café with Fire River Poets at The Brewhouse Studio, Taunton. £5 – 01823 283244

Fri 7 Oct 6.45pm

The Sass Session, a Double Bill with Probe Dance (15 mins) and Women of Wondermentalist (90 mins): £10 / £8 – 01460 249450

Fri 7 Oct 7pm

Actiontrack’s latest show made with students from Heathfield Community School at The SPACE, Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Taunton. £6 / £5 / £4 – 01823 414141

CountryBoy’s Struggle, hip hop theatre by Maxwell Golden at Princess Theatre, Burnham-on-Sea. £7 / £5 - 01278 784464

Inanna’s Descent, storytelling, dance and music from Jane Flood, Katrine Butchart and Basira Ward at Merlin Theatre, Frome. £10 / £7 - 01373 465949

Fri 7 Oct 7.45pm

The Summer Set with the Brewhouse Theatre Company on Tour at The Guildhall Chard. £10 / £8 – 01823 283244

Sat 8 Oct 2.30pm & 7.45pm

The Summer Set with the Brewhouse Theatre Company on Tour at The Guildhall Chard. £10 / £8 – 01823 283244

Sun 9 Oct 2.30pm

The Summer Set with the Brewhouse Theatre Company on Tour at The Guildhall Chard. £10 / £8 – 01823 283244

Mon 10 Oct 7.30pm

Catching the Gypsy’s Tale with Michael Loader, Sarah Mooney and Martin Solomon at Halsway Manor, Crowcombe. £8 / £5 – 01984 618274

Mon 10 Oct 8pm

Pub Rock by Cartoon de Salvo at Eli’s Pub, Huish Episcopi, Langport. £7 / £6 – 01458 250094

Tues 11 Oct 8pm

Pub Rock by Cartoon de Salvo at Eli’s Pub, Huish Episcopi, Langport. £7 / £6 – 01458 250094

Sat 8 Oct 6.30pm

A River of Sound and Light with Tim Hill & Musicians on and along the River Parrett, Cocklemoor, Langport FREE

Sat 8 Oct 7.30pm

CountryBoy’s Struggle, hip hop theatre by Maxwell Golden at Curry Mallet Village Hall. £8 / £5 – 01823 480303

For more information on any of these events or to book tickets online please visit us online www.takeart.org


Made in Somerset will showcase the best of Somerset theatre and dance, taking place in venues big and small across the county and featuring some of our most exciting home grown talent. Find us online For more information on Take Art including our events and projects please visit www.takeart.org You can also find us on Twitter www.twitter.com/takeart

Made in Someret 2011  

The official programme of the Made in Somerset 2011 Festival

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