Stand-up comedy with Paul Sinha, Debra-Jane Appleby, Tom Allen, Jonathan Mayor, Heena Patel, Sarah Emmott and Kate McCabe.
Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.
A night of international poetry & spoken word theatre featuring First Wave Hip Hop Ensemble (USA) & South Bank Centre’s Poetry Parnassus on tour.
CTW Matinee: A darkly funny look at life, loss and discovery. Plus Q&A.
CTW Workshop: Thai theatre skills.
CTW Workshop: A guide to creating collaborative performance.
CTW2012 present Arts-in-Action Wordsmiths (Trinidad and Tobago) and CYAC (UK)
Baba Israel gives a keynote speech to the Australia National Symposium plus performances from the CTW companies.
CTW Workshop: The host company CYAC showcase their devising techniques.
Matinee: Dance from Crown Troupe of Africa, Boundless Productions & Clumsy Me.
In a change to advertised listings, we present a live performance from Boundless Productions (UK) & a film screening of the new show from Crown Troupe of Africa (Nigeria).
Matinee: 20 Stories High (UK) & 24Theater (Iran). Plus Q&A.
CTW Workshop: Devising performance.
CTW Workshop: Trinidad theatre techniques.
Performances from St Ann’s School (Stockport), Blessed John Newman RC College (Oldham) & William Hulme’s Grammar School, (Whalley Range) inspired by the international CTW2012 companies from Nigeria, Thailand and Trinidad & Tobago.
Manchester’s ONLY open-stage event for dancers, with solos to improvised music and spontaneous duets. All styles welcome.
In a change to advertised listings, YARD Youth Theatre (UK) and Moradokmai Theatre Community (Thailand) bring CTW2012 to a close.
A celebration of this year’s Future Fires programme, including a premiere of a new film by the Future Fires & Sam Twyman, and live performances from Polarbear & Kate Tempest.
Exhibitions in July 2012
An exclusive exhibition by photographer Ian Tilton featuring images of The Smiths, The Stone Roses plus much more.