Rachel's Posts

CITY OF THREADS

  • 21st March 2019
CITY OF THREADS

[image of the universe with the pupil of an eye at its centre] City of threads   There is a city intimately stitched within the city. When you walk your streets, you walk its streets too.   An ancient culture, whose citizens are masters of navigation, of adaption and survival, of using senses other than sight.   But a peril is threatening the city. Whole areas have become impassable voids, once favourite buildings and parks are causing sickness and injury and now citizens are starting to disappear.   Some are organising to resist this threat and...

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DARK CITY SESSIONS

  • 21st November 2018
DARK CITY SESSIONS

 PECo theatre is running outreach Dark City Sessions, connecting with a variety of visually impaired groups and organisations to share the developing work  and get inspired! Working with a group of visually impaired core collaborators and others in Bristol, PECo theatre is developing ‘Dark City’ an immersive multi-sensory theatre piece exploring visual impairment. Dark City sessions are an enjoyable and inspiring way for the wider visually impaired community or those connected to it, to engage with and help develop the project as it evolves. Each session includes: Exclusive sharing...

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DARK CITY SESSIONS PROJECT FACILITATOR

  • 8th October 2018
DARK CITY SESSIONS PROJECT FACILITATOR

PECo Theatre are looking for a Project Facilitator for their Dark City Sessions, an integral strand of the R&D for a new multi sensory, interactive theatre piece called the Dark City. What we are looking for. Someone with strong organisational and group facilitation skills able to manage a small refreshments and marketing budget and preferably professional experience of the visually impaired and older peoples sectors, to organise, set up and facilitate 6 Dark City Sessions and to do this through working with Dark City’s visually impaired steering group/co-devisers as well as other visual...

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CREATIVE PRODUCER WANTED FOR DARK CITY PROJECT

  • 8th October 2018
CREATIVE PRODUCER WANTED FOR DARK CITY PROJECT

PECo Theatre are looking for a Creative Producer for Dark City, their new multi sensory, interactive theatre piece based in the world of people living with visual impairment, that is currently in its research and development phase. What we are looking for. You will be positive, proactive and imaginative, with excellent communication and networking skills. Have knowledge and experience of developing a market for new work through partnerships and securing commissioning and funding opportunities. Have experience in or understanding of the disability arts sector. You will also be extremely organised...

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DARK CITY RECEIVES FUNDING!

  • 8th October 2018
DARK CITY RECEIVES FUNDING!

    We are delighted to announce that thanks to funding from Arts Council England National Lottery, Bristol Ageing Better and the Quartet fund plus a residency at the marvellous Pervasive Media Studio at the Watershed in Bristol, the Dark City project has officially begun! The funding allows PECo to undertake a development period for an immersive theatre piece called Dark City; an imaginative fiction, using the dynamics of myth and fairytale, weaving together elements of theatre, immersive multi sensory audio-visual and creative technology and based in the experiences of people...

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National Lottery support for Redcliffe Present Perfect: Histories of Now project!

  • 3rd November 2017
National Lottery support for Redcliffe Present Perfect: Histories of Now project!

  ‘Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, we’re delighted to support this project to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together to celebrate the fascinating history, diverse heritage and exciting future of their neighbourhood.’ Nerys Watts, Head of HLF South West. PECo Theatre has received £9,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new arts and heritage project, Redclife Present Perfect: Histories of Now that will take place in Bristol’s Redcliffe neighbourhood from November 2017 to June 2018. Made possible by money raised by National...

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Redcliffe Present Perfect: Community Theatre Collective

  • 31st October 2017
Redcliffe Present Perfect: Community Theatre Collective

Redcliffe Present Perfect: Story Collecting Project

  • 31st October 2017
Redcliffe Present Perfect: Story Collecting Project

The Shelter Report – our time at Julian Trust Night Shelter.

  • 30th September 2017
The Shelter Report – our time at Julian Trust Night Shelter.

Julian Trust Night Shelter Project - A Report. From March to July 2017, funded by the Quartet fund and an additional kind donation from the Atticus fund, PECo theatre worked with Julian Trust Night Shelter guests and volunteer staff in their 30th year of working in the city of Bristol. The aim of the project was to work with those disadvantaged by homelessness as well as those who work to support them, through documenting personal histories, stories and memories and engaging creatively with guests and volunteers around ideas for a theatre piece that might give voice to the life of the night...

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Redcliffe Seniors Community Theatre Collective

  • 27th July 2017
Redcliffe Seniors Community Theatre Collective

Venue: Faith Space, Prewett Street, Redcliffe, BS16PD. Day: Thursday  Time: 3-5pm Price: Free Autumn term begins September 14th 2017 If you are 50 or over, living, working or playing in the Redcliffe area or associated with it in some other way, and fancy getting involved, then come and join us. No previous experience required. Come for one as a try out! All welcome. Activities will include: community story gathering, being a core collaborator developing performance ideas and script with a theatre writer and director, finding out about marketing, digital, backstage and other...

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