Watch the animation films created by Becket, Bemrose and Firs Primary Schools as part of Reimagine film project
A new short documentary film has now been released alongside the final short films to showcase the process, which brought the schools and their families and communities back together and be creative following lockdown.
Dracula Q&A with director Andrew Quick: "The original novel haunts our story, but we’re really interested in Mina Harker"
As imitating the dog's Dracula: The Untold Story is set to arrive at Derby Theatre on its national tour, following fantastic reviews from the premiere at Leads Playhouse, get a taste of what to expect from the thrilling show in this Q&A.
About to embark on a national tour with their critically acclaimed production of The War of the Worlds, Rhum and Clay’s Matthew Wells and Julian Spooner tell us to expect laughter, visual thrills and even modern technology in their retelling of the ultimate alien invasion story.
Tom has been instrumental in delivering many of the Theatre's learning projects in schools and the community, working with young people as part of This Is Derby and Reimagine. Let's find out more...
The Importance of Community & Co-Creation - Interview with Derby Rises' Lead Artist Leo Kay (Part 2)
"The fact that the communities that we are engaging with in this specific process are not often afforded space to be seen and heard within contemporary urban culture, makes their engagement all the more important."
On Sunday 27 September, Derby Theatre will host its first event at the Theatre since March as part of the community project, Derby Rises.
"Rather than just ‘bang out’ the same type of show to re-open the theatre, we knew we wanted to put the voices of our community front and centre..."
For our final Memory Box show, we're heading all the way back to Spring 2016 for John Osborne's Look Back In Anger, our co-production with Octagon Theatre Bolton.
In this Memory Box, we back to Autumn 2018 with the Derby Theatre and Queen's Theatre Hornchurch production of Abi. Written by Atiha Sen Gupta and starring Safiyya Ingar.
In the fifth and final video in our puppet theatre tutorial series, watch how to film a music video or short film using your puppet theatre, set pieces, props and puppets. Part of #Reimagine2020: Family Creatives.
In week four of our puppet theatre tutorials, watch how to create the action on stage, guided by theatre designer and artist Connie. Part of #Reimagine2020: Family Creatives.
It's week three of our video tutorials! Watch how to create the puppets for your puppet theatre, guided by theatre designer and artist Connie. Part of #Reimagine 2020: Family Creatives.
Watch your second #Reimagine 2020: Family Creatives ‘How To’ video, where you will learn how to create the set for your puppet theatre. Part of #Reimagine 2020: Family Creatives.
For this week's Memory Box, in recognition of June being Pride Month and celebrating LGBTQ+ members of our communities and our brilliant associate company, Milk Presents, we are looking back at our co-production of JOAN.
Welcome to your first #Reimagine 2020: Family Creatives ‘How To’ video. Brought to you by Artcore and Wrongsemble. Connie, a brilliant theatre designer and artist will guide through how to make your very own puppet theatre.
Performed in Autumn 2014, look back at our production of Jim Cartwright's classic musical comedy. Since meeting on the production, actors Rebecca Brierley and Tom Meredith (who played Little Voice and her love interest, Billy) have got married. Watch their self-filmed snippet from the show at their home during lockdown.
Performed in Autumn 2017, this ambitious staging of Charles Dickens' timeless novel is remembered for its creative use of real fire and water as part of the set design. Watch our behind-the-scenes playlist to see how the show was brought to life.