Sign up for a new account in our community. We thank our staff... Lorna Nickson Brown on becoming a REP Foundry artist Birmingham Royal Ballet and Birmingham Repertory Theatre ’s social media pages will reflect a celebration of The Nutcracker throughout the run, including exclusive new dance footage, ballet lessons for the very young and behind-the-scenes insights and the premiere of a new animated film inspired by The Nutcracker created with Birmingham Royal Ballet ’s second … Teams at The REP and Birmingham Royal Ballet have been working tirelessly since new safety measures were announced to make this very special, one-off adaptation of the classic festive tale. We are just as excited to reveal the next stage in our ongoing creative partnership as we bring a special version of The Nutcracker to The REP for the very first time. This debut role made her name and she remained at The REP for a further 10 years! The annual showcase features a... Stuart Rogers, Executive Director has today announced that he will leave Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 2019, joining Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert who announced her departure last month... Emma Knight, The REP's Fundraising Officer explains why we've set ourselves a Christmas challenge. Why is Treasure Island a perfect choice for Christmas? Some of the city's most influential businesswomen came together this week to celebrate International Women's Day at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. It is the quintessential Christmas treat for all the family. Birmingham Royal Ballet and The REP came together this October to be the first in the city to open their doors and present live performance with the world premiere of Lazuli Sky. At The REP, championing female... We are greatly saddened by the death of lighting designer, Chahine Yavroyan, who passed away on Monday 3 September. In preparation for the brand new stage production of The Exorcist, The REP's... Priya Dosanjh and Milli Bhatia are both currently working at The REP as Assistant Directors. The REP is excited to be part of the recently announced Culture Feast menu. Created by REP Foundry alumna, Francesca Millican-Slater, this amusing and gripping collection of short, quirky tales... At the end of each run of shows, there are inevitably props and scenery which are no longer needed. This December, Birmingham Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Constructed, a new play by CJ Lloyd Webley and Lightpost Theatre Company... Today, Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced 12 new commissions titled The Park Bench Plays – a series of micro-plays that illuminate... Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced that Nativity! In spite of all the problems with performing a proscenium arch ballet in an arena setting with a purpose-built stage, it is no less magical than any other production and in some ways, it … First up is Nia Lane, telling us all about what she's been up to... Birmingham Repertory Theatre is looking for one hundred and one West Midlands businesses to give the gift of theatre this Christmas to local disadvantaged children and families. Alex... Full casting has been announced for One Love: The Bob Marley Musical which premieres here at The REP from 10 March. Next up is Sam Cole... If there is any change to this we will update our website and social media channels and will inform customers. The Nutcracker at The REP will bring a flurry of theatrical magic and seasonal warmth into families’ homes this Christmas. This might sound silly, but the first role I ever played in Year Two at school was a deer in a Christmas nativity and I'm certain that my... One year ago we launched our ambitious REP FIRST campaign to raise £1 million over the next three years. It's Student Volunteering Week! There was a bit when Old Deuteronomy (who's this really old, mangy... We're thrilled to announce that our special one-off costume sale on 7 April raised an impressive £10,000. Photo courtesy of Andrew Ross. Written by Private Eye editor, Ian Hislop... Young African Caribbean men across Birmingham will benefit from National Lottery funding totalling almost £750,000, thanks to a life-changing scheme initiated by Birmingham Repertory Theatre... Are you in Year 10, 11 or 12? The REP is looking for two passionate individuals to join the team as Stage Management and Stage Technician apprentices in September 2019. Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker at The REP will be streamed live from The Birmingham Repertory Theatre this evening, Friday 18th December, from 7.30pm via brb.org.uk. Gorgeous casting for the three lead roles. This Spring The REP is delighted to be host to the remarkably thrilling good dog – following its acclaimed première in Spring 2017. good dog tells the story of growing up in a culturally... Full casting has been announced for Edmond de Bergerac which has its UK première at The REP from 15 – 30 March before touring to York, Northampton, Cambridge and Richmond. Tickets, from £20, are on general sale from tomorrow 30 October. At least can access until Christmas Eve so could be a very nice Christmas treat with a glass of Baileys thrown in. Earlier this month I was given... An innovative new national arts education project, which will use Holocaust survivors' stories to teach young people about where prejudice and hatred can lead, launched in 12 culturally... We caught up with Antonia Beck and Lucy Nicholls, ahead of their production of The Death Show opening at The REP tonight. What made you first want to create theatre? Throughout our foyer spaces we're celebrating stories from around the world with a new exhibition this Spring. It is Only The Interval and we will be back, however in the interim we are delighted to share an archive recording of our co-production with Curve of The Importance Of Being Earnest, which... We hope you are staying safe and well in these unprecedented times. She acts like she has power but... As the second round of our pioneering community engagement programme, Furnace, gets underway, we're pleased to announce the artists who will be working with communities in the city to create... Saturday 3 March 2018 1. Stories To Tell In The Middle Of The Night plays at The REP from 9 - 18 February. To mark International Youth Day, Birmingham Repertory Theatre have launched... Birmingham Repertory Theatre is carrying out a survey to better understand who their digital audiences are and how digital audiences are engaging with arts and culture online, more generally... As our REP archive team continue to dig deep into our history, today they shed light on the incredibly successful English impressionist artist, Dame Laura Knight. This is great news I'm a big fan of the BRB production and very interested to see the adapted version. Six men sit in the heat and humidity of a small concrete walled courtyard, one of... Birmingham Repertory Theatre have announced two new online REPurposed conversations to take place on Tuesday 18 August, co-hosted by The REP's Deputy Artistic Director Amit Sharma... Birmingham Repertory Theatre launch two digital Summer Schools for 7-18 year olds. The Musical, What Shadows, LOVE, The Winslow Boy, The Government Inspector, Of Mice and Men, Anita and Me, Penguins and The King’s Speech. Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake. May go for this one though after last experience of live-streaming not that confident . The commissioning and production of new work lies at the core of The REP’s programme and over the last 15 years, the company has produced more than 130 new plays. Or are you looking to build your confidence? Throughout the run of One Love: The Bob Marley Musical we'll be celebrating the life of the global music icon through a free public exhibition. 14 - 16 Grassmarket, EH1 2JU Edinburgh, UK. This festival is an opportunity to see work by fresh, new voices from... Roxana Silbert has today announced plans for the theatre's Spring and Summer 2019 season. Simon Robson... Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced a further two productions as part of its Spring and Summer 2019 season. Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Carlos Acosta said; 'Following the fantastic experience of staging our first shows since lockdown at The REP, we are so happy to continue our collaboration with this very special version of The Nutcracker so that audiences in Birmingham and the West Midlands can have something to look forward to this Christmas. Its mid-scale tour makes ballet even more accessible for younger audiences, whilst still delighting and entertaining adults. The REP’s mission is to create artistically ambitious popular theatre for, by and with the people of Birmingham and the wider world. In the latest in our series of blogs, we catch up with Manjeet Mann about her project with Ashiana Community Project, Run The World, and how the performance is taking shape. You would also be required to teach classes in repertoire, variations, supported adage and coaching. This week we welcomed our new cohort of REP Foundry artists for 2018. The cast and crew of Elephant took the highly anticipated new drama from writer Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti on tour around Birmingham and our local communities. Ian McKellen... APEC Architects has submitted a planning application on behalf of Birmingham Repertory Theatre for an ambitious remodelling of its front of house areas. The BEDLAM Arts and Mental Health Festival takes place from... We're delighted to announce the casting for our 2017 Christmas production, The Hundred and One Dalmatians which opens on 30 November. Alexis... Back in 2017 The REP ran the UK's first ever Introduction to Directing programme for D/deaf and disabled directors. And they all happen to be Christmas shows. The REP’s acclaimed learning and outreach programme is one of the largest and most diverse of any arts organisation in the country. The Royal Ballet Sinfonia is Birmingham Royal Ballet’s permanent orchestra, it is also Britain's busiest ballet orchestra. Here at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, we still believe passionately in the magic of Christmas, and the power of the season to make eyes sparkle and imaginations take flight. What was your inspiration for writing The Whip Hand? This month's play reading will be the acclaimed Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. And, top of the bill for the... Director Jacob Crutchley chats about REP Foundry and what first inspired him to get into directing. Led by The REP's Education Officers Ben Cain and Lucy Wild, the fun, informal... Birmingham Repertory Theatre's The Snowman comes to life every winter. The Barry Jackson Trust has extended the application deadline for Barry Jackson Grant Applicaitons to 21 December 2016. Dennis has been in residence at The REP for the past week to create a new large-scale work... As the opening night of The REP's production of Woyzeck draws closer, the atmosphere backstage has become an electric combination of nervous anticipation and excitement. What made you first want to create theatre? This week's Play-Reading Group will be exploring Roy Williams' adaptation of Sophocles' Antigone. The BAFTA Award-winning CBeebies Children's TV Show,  In the Night Garden Live begins a first ever tour of UK theatres in 2019 with a brand-new show, and we're thrilled to announce... We're thrilled to announce the cast for our technicolour, festive musical, The Wizard of Oz. Teams at The REP and Birmingham Royal Ballet have been working tirelessly since new safety measures were announced to make this very special, one-off adaptation of the classic festive tale. Or is it just oddly phrased? December 4, 2020 in Ballet / Dance news & information, Birmingham Royal Ballet to go ahead with live streaming adapted version of The Nutcracker at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. ', The REP's Artistic Director, Sean Foley added; 'It was wonderful to collaborate with Carlos Acosta and Birmingham Royal Ballet for the World Premiere performances of Will Tuckett's Lazuli Sky - and a particular thrill to welcome audiences safely back to The REP for the first time in seven months. The part of Susie Salmon will be... School may soon be out for the Summer, but the fun continues here at The REP with a selection of exciting, immersive and entertaining Summer Schools. NATIVITY! 1 share. Can you... REP Foundry Theatre Maker, Will Jackson, chats to us about Yours Sincerely - a brand new queer comedy about Kylie Minogue, chocolate buttons, and the complications of modern-day communication... Made In India Britain has been created by REP Foundry theatre maker Rinkoo Barpaga, a personal show that gives an insight into one man's life as he tries to fathom exactly who he is. For one final time, before... We're delighted to announce the cast for Penelope Skinner's elegantly mysterious new play, Meek. You will … This week all over the country students and employers will be celebrating the volunteer work that students do in their local communities. From 31 July – 4 August, The REP is teaming up with mac... At a spectacular gala dinner on Saturday 1st July, guests will have the rare opportunity to bid for an oil portrait of David Suchet – well known actor and REP Patron. Birmingham Royal Ballet and Birmingham Repertory Theatre's social media pages will reflect a celebration of The Nutcracker throughout the run, including exclusive new dance footage, ballet lessons for the very young and behind-the-scenes insights and the premiere of a new animated film inspired by The Nutcracker created with Birmingham Royal Ballet's second company, … Following its world premiere at The REP in 2017, we're delighted to announce that Debbie Isitt's hit production NATIVITY! The exciting full programme of the 4th edition of Birmingham's BEDLAM Arts and Mental Health Festival 2019 has been announced today. It's just one week until MonologueSlam returns to The REP and we've been busy catching up with the returning champions. It does not clear up the PR's statement about 2 casts and something being available online in 2021. https://www.brb.org.uk/whats-on/event/the-nutcracker-at-the-rep-online, I’d definitely go for the video option then in case live-streaming doesn’t come off. Our Grand Costume Sale brought over 400 people through the doors with... Roxana Silbert has today announced plans for the theatre's 2018 Autumn and Winter season. Ahead of The Political History Of Smack And Crack visiting The REP this week, performer, Eve Steele talks about the show, drug addiction and what audiences can expect. The REP has been mostly closed since March and has lost most of its trading income as a result. 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