Curve Theatre http://www.curveonline.co.uk is based in the heart of Leicester and is operated by Leicester Theatre Trust, a registered charity (no.230708). For many people, Curve Community Productions are a once in a lifetime opportunity for people living in Leicestershire and the surrounding areas to tread the boards of their local theatre. People participating in the production also benefit from the musical theatre expertise housed at Curve, brought to us by Artistic Director Paul Kerryson. After several rounds of auditions, a cast of over 65 aspiring performers (aged 5 to 30) has been put together. Each of them will be giving their time to volunteer to be part of Curve’s annual Community Production.
Community productions, by their nature have limited funds and resources and Oliver! is no different. We also have a much larger cast than usual as we try to give as many people as possible the chance to take part in this community event. Our production of Oliver! will be set in the Dickensian era, so the wardrobe department now has the big task of sourcing shoes for over 65 cast members that reflect the Victorian period. To help our wardrobe department and to keep the production looking as authentic as possible, we would like to raise £750 to go towards shoes.
This isn’t just about what looks good on stage, this is about us giving our performers a real taste of what it means to take part in a professional large scale musical. Opportunities like this are hard to come by and we feel (and we’re sure you’ll agree) that our talented bunch of Leicester street urchins deserve to have the full theatrical experience.
“Oliver Twist has asked for more!” – Whether you donate £1 or £100 we have some fabulous rewards for all of you. But best of all, you will know that each pair of those dancing feet have been equipped by your generous donations.
So, let’s get giving…a little bit of your support can go a long, long way!
Visit the Oliver! show page here http://www.curveonline.co.uk/curve.php?view=showinfo.php&showid=321 and don& 39;t forget to use PleaseSir if you send us a tweet!