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Spring and Summer 2015 @ Theatre Ad Infinitum…

NEWS

  • BALLAD OF THE BURNING STAR EXPLODES IN TORONTO, CANADA – MAY 2015
  • NEW CHILDREN’S SHOW AT BATTERSEA ARTS CENTRE
  • A NORWEGIAN ODYSSEY
  • FIVE STAR REVIEWS FOR LIGHT AT BARBICAN/LONDON INTERNATIONAL MIME FESTIVAL


Theatre Ad Infinitum - Ballad of the Burning Star ∏ Alex Brenner, please credit (_DSC8321)

Ballad of the Burning Star crosses the Atlantic in May…

Co-presented by Acting Up Stage Company and Why Not Theatre in association with Koffler Centre of the Arts, Theatre Ad Infinitum are excited to announce the Canadian Premiere of our explosive Off West End Award and The Stage Award winning show, Ballad of the Burning Star this May.

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen St. West, Toronto
19 – 24 May 2015

Armed with music, killer heels, and a lethal troop of divas, an enraged Israeli executes a story of victimhood, persecution, aggression and love. With shrapnel sharp voices and moves as smooth as an oiled tank chain, this cabaret troop invited you on a journey into the core of the conflicted Jewish State.

You can find out and more and book your tickets here!

Ballad of the Burning Star was co-produced with Tara Arts, Redbridge Drama Centre, and The Lowry, and supported by Arts Council England, Theatre Bench and Bush Theatre.


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Town Hall Cherubs | The Magical Staircase

A scratch performed at Battersea Arts Centre 10 – 12 April 2015 | 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm | A New Production For Ages 18 months – 3 years

We were very excited to perform as part of a scratch called Town Hall Cherubs. The performance is a Battersea Arts Centre production with commissions by Theatre Ad Infinitum and artists Amy Pennington, Amy Pitt and Ted Barnes for children aged 18-36 months. Theatre Ad Infinitum presented ‘The Magical Staircase’ alongside two installations as part of the adventure for the little’lin’s who joined us!

You can find out more about this project here.


 

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Our one man Odyssey is being translated and performed in Norwegian

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re about to go back to the rehearsal room with our one man Odyssey. Next week co-artistic directors Nir Paldi and George Mann will head to Norway and begin working with a talented Norwegian actor (details are top secret for now) to recreate the Odyssey in _Norwegian_. More news on when and where we’ll open our reworking of this Homeric epic adventure to come…

Watch this space!


 

FIVE STAR REVIEWS FOR LONDON PREMIERE OF LIGHT

Following its sell-out, critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014, our five star dystopian sci-fi thriller London Premiered at The Pit, Barbican as part of the 2015 London International Mime Festival.  

Inspired by Edward Snowden’s revelations and the ensuing debate on state surveillance, Theatre Ad Infinitum conjures an Orwellian future where a totalitarian regime monitors the thoughts of its citizens through implants. Charged with hunting down ‘terrorists’ who seek illegal disconnection, a young government agent encounters an enigmatic figure from his shadowy past.

Blending anime-style storytelling and a pulsating soundscape to draw audiences into its sci-fi realm, this is a nightmarish tale of love, betrayal and technological power. LED strip and torchlight innovatively illuminate the wordless production, atmospherically set in darkness.

Press:

2015

The Times ★★★★★ – “High-octane mime… a pint sized epic” 

Read the full review here.

Everything Theatre ★★★★★ – “To experience innovative theatre that takes the art form to new heights, see this show”

Read the full review here.

2014

The Observer – “Thrilling….the pace of the performance never letting up”

Edinburgh Evening News ★★★★★ – “Marvellously imaginative”

The Skinny ★★★★★ – “Intelligence, skill and dedication create something so visually powerful”

The List ★★★★ – “Highly accomplished and quite spectacular”

Time Out – “A jaw-dropping technical achievement… conjures exotic dystopian vistas simply via a remarkable deployment of flashlights. It looks staggering”

The Scotsman ★★★★ – “Exceptional”

British Theatre Guide ★★★★ – “Incredibly impressive”

Exeunt Magazine ★★★★ – “Hugely enjoyable… A genuine marvel”

Co-commissioned by London International Mime Festival. Produced in association with Redbridge Drama Centre and The Lowry. Supported by Arts Council England and Theatre Bench.

Theatre Ad Infinitum - 'Light' (c) Alex Brenner, no use without credit permitted (_DSC0981) copy


 Education with Theatre Ad Infinitum

If you would like to explore our theatre making style, learn more about what we do and how we work, keep checking our education page, here, where you can find out about up coming workshops/master classes you can participate in, and/or book us for a workshop of your own.


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Theatre Ad Infinitum is proud to be an associate artist at The Lowry and Redbridge Drama Centre. We are extremely grateful to Arts Council England for having supported a lot of the research, development and touring of our theatre through Grants for the Arts, to Theatre Bench who have been supporting our work since 2013, and to Jacksons Lane. 

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