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emanate 2020 
Oxfordshire Theatre Makers’ Showcase of New Work


Old Fire Station, Oxford

Wed 29 January 2020

10.30am - 6pm

(Presentations finish around 4pm, networking in the bar until 6pm)

£5 for OTM and ODF members!

Come and be inspired by the potential for new partnerships, meet up with other industry professionals and start conversations.

Funded by Arts Council England, the day features:

Five companies performing a fifteen minute extract of work ready to tour from Autumn 2020.

A further dozen theatre and dance companies and artists pitching about their work, projects in development or at an early seed stage.


10.30am arrival and coffee

11am Splintered Itinerary ‘The Submission’ performance and pitch

Mime, clown, movement for grown ups


11.30 Pitches from:

Justice in Motion - physical theatre, highlighting social injustice, advocating positive social change

Tina Sederholm -  performance poet, theatre maker and mc

The Chaos Collective - physical comedy, clowning and dance, family friendly, wordless


11.50 WAWOW ‘Myles and Me’ performance and pitch

One woman direct to audience humorous show about living with a life-long medical condition


12.10 – 12.30 BREAK


12.30 Butterfingers in association with Cherwell Theatre Company: Sam and Zoe v Evermore’ performance and pitch

Interactive game theatre exploring communication in relationships for 15-25 year olds


12.50 Pitches from:

Finch Theatre - Accessible puppetry and devised theatre for young people both disabled and able bodied

Out of Duck Theatre - puppetry storytelling, movement and clown for young people

Zena Forster ‘Stitch Up’- life affirming comedy about post-partum psychosis


13.05 – 14.00 LUNCH


14.05 Savage Heart ‘SMASH!’

highly physical piece around rage, power dynamics, charismatic leaders


14.25 Pitches from:

Miranda Laurence - Dance Audience Club inviting audiences to explore how they watch dance

Gemma Peramiquel - inviting venues to host open rehearsals in dance with low engagement communities

Living the Drama @#Penetration’ – political drama inspired by true stories, looking at the influence of social media on relationships

Miriam Higgins ‘Dreamscape’  - magic realist drama


14.45 – 15.00 BREAK


15.00 Anna Jefferson ACE talks


15.25 Pitches from:

Joel Kay - Historical piece around the Ashmolean museum

Planet B Productions ‘TRAFFIK’ - immersive theatre exploring human trafficking

Human Story Theatre - new writing on health and social care issues, shared light, shared space


15.30 Rowan Padmore ‘Run Stanley Run’ performance and pitch

Poetic one woman play set in Morecambe – funny, tender and bleak


16.00 CLOSE Networking and Bar

Emanate 2020 delivered by Oxfordshire Theatre Makers, co-produced by Old Fire Station, Oxford. Funded by Arts Council England and Supported by Oxford City Council Culture Fund and Oxford Dance Forum

Book now for our free emanate workshop!

To take part, you must be a full member of Oxfordshire Theatre Makers (join here!). E-mail to book your place.


Adobe Premiere Video Editing 
with Nicola Josse, Projects and Production Film Oxford

Date: Thursday 13 February 2020 10 am – 4.30pm
Place: Film Oxford, Oxford

This practical course is designed for those looking to edit their own material using Adobe Premiere Pro software (beginners or improvers). Over the day you’ll work with experienced filmmaker and editor Nicola, discussing aspects of the video post-production stage. 

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