A massive well done to the cast of our performance at the Truth About Youth Festival last night! The group worked together over a very short space of time to create an impressive piece, which the audience really enjoyed – congratulations guys!
enJOY are pleased to announce that our performance at the Truth About Youth Festival is now SOLD OUT! Final rehearsals are underway, the young people are all working really hard and we look forward to a great show tomorrow evening!
enJOY arts are working with young people from RECLAIM to create a piece for the Truth About Youth Festival at the Royal Exchange in a couple of weeks’ time! Our performance is at 7:30pm on Wednesday 18th July – tickets are FREE but need to be booked so the venue has an idea of numbers. Come along if you can to see the group’s own creative exploration of fact and fiction; certainty and doubt…
See the Festival’s website for more information on how to book.
Here’s some footage of rehearsals from the ReACT project – full edits of the performances to follow soon!
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On Sunday 27th November, a group of young people from across Manchester came together to perform their own creative response to the summer’s riots at different train stations across the city. The performance spaces presented a number of challenges for … Continue reading
On 9th August 2011, Manchester became the latest in a number of major UK cities to be rocked by the violence of rioting and looting. With support from the youth engagement charity RECLAIM, enJOY arts has secured funding from the High Sheriff’s Police Trust for a performance project which allows young people from urban areas the opportunity to ‘ReACT’ to these disturbing events and present their own creative response to the riots. Over two weekends in November, the young people have come together to devise an innovative performance which considers causes, consequences and positive ways to move forward.
This performance fuses drama, movement and music and will be performed at train stations across Manchester and Salford on the afternoon of Sunday 27th November (exact times and locations detailed on the flyer above). By performing in busy public places, we hope that this performance will reach a wide variety of people and help to encourage their own ‘ReACT-ion’ to this important issue.