People of the Eye at The Seagull Lowestoft
Nov
16
7:30pm 7:30pm

People of the Eye at The Seagull Lowestoft

Running time: 60 minutes

Start Time : 7.30pm

Ticket Price : £7 / £4 (carers/unwaged/children)

“An arresting, immersive and startlingly original piece of theatre. A beautiful, tightly choreographed spectacle…something very special indeed.” A Younger Theatre

“An extraordinary and visceral piece such as this is the kind that leaves a mark.” Edinburgh Reporter (5 Stars)

“Of course, you shouldn’t use ‘sign language’.”

Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory. A story about parents, sisters, and the complex love that binds families together.

Using a mix of video projections, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, People of the Eye explores memories, feelings of isolation, and finding the joy in difference.

Written & Performed by Erin Siobhan Hutching. Performed with Hermon Berhane

Directed by Jennifer K. Bates. Created with Emily Howlett & Sophie Stone

“The love between the two characters is palpable and you leave the piece warmed by it while questioning why society is so fussed about difference.” Huffington Post

“A heartfelt and amusing topsy-turvy dramatic collage that goes beyond words to make it’s point.” Herald Scotland

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People of the Eye at Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester
Nov
18
7:30pm 7:30pm

People of the Eye at Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester

Saturday 18 November, 7.30pm. £10 / £8

1 hour (12+ years)

“Of course, you shouldn’t use ‘sign language’.”

Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory. A story about parents, sisters, and the complex love that binds families together.  Using a mix of video projections, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, People of the Eye explores memories, feelings of isolation, and finding the joy in difference.

The Deaf & Hearing (DH) Ensemble is a group of professional D/deaf and hearing artists and all-round lovely people. They have worked with companies including the Royal Shakespeare Studio, The Roundhouse, the Yard Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Northern Stage, and the Barbican.

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People of the Eye at Stamford Arts Centre
Nov
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

People of the Eye at Stamford Arts Centre

Tickets £10 (£8)

Of course, you shouldn’t use ‘sign language’.

Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory. A story about parents, sisters, and the complex love that binds families together.

Using a mix of video projections, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, People of the Eye explores memories, feelings of isolation, and finding the joy in difference.

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People of the Eye at The Old Fire Station Oxford
Nov
24
7:30pm 7:30pm

People of the Eye at The Old Fire Station Oxford

£12/£8

"Of course, you shouldn’t use sign language."

Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through the Deaf world.

A story about parents, about sisters, and about the complex love that binds families together. Using projections, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, this unique, poignant performance is about memories, feelings of isolation, and finding the joy in difference.

This piece is accessible to D/deaf and hearing audiences through the use of British Sign Language, spoken English and creative captioning.

Ages 12+. 1 hour.

★★★★★ 'Extraordinary and visceral. The kind that leaves a mark' - Edinburgh Reporter

'A beautiful, tightly choreographed spectacle. Very special indeed.' - A Younger Theatre

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People of the Eye at Battersea Arts Centre
Oct
17
to Oct 19

People of the Eye at Battersea Arts Centre

17 - 19 Oct

8:30pm
Price: £12.50, £10 concs

'Of course, you shouldn't use 'sign language'

Inspired by real events, this is a story about a family finding their way through unfamiliar territory. A story about parents, sisters and the complex love that binds families together.

With video projection, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, People of the Eye explore memories, feelings of isolation and finding the joy in difference.
 

'A beautiful, tightly choreographed spectacle. Very special indeed.'
A Younger Theatre

'Extraordinary and visceral. The kind that leaves a mark'
★★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter



Running time: 60 mins
Age recommendation: 12+

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FRESHLY SCRATCHED: IN COLLABORATION WITH BATTERSEA ARTS CENTRE
Oct
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

FRESHLY SCRATCHED: IN COLLABORATION WITH BATTERSEA ARTS CENTRE

Battersea Arts Centre invites artists to test out new ideas for shows. Audiences like you are invited to experience these ideas and give feedback. They call this SCRATCH.

Following a successful pilot event in 2016, Battersea Arts Centre is working with The DH Ensemble to program a scratch night of exciting new work made by emerging and established D/deaf and hearing artists, which is accessible to both D/deaf and hearing audiences. 

Peces presented at previous DH Ensemble scratch nights explored physical theatre, clowning, translation of established works into a visual language, integrated BSL & Spoken text, creative captioning, plays without words, burlesque, film projects and gender politics. 

Age Guidance: 16+

Tickets are Pay What You Can

BAC/ DHE Scratch Night 2016, Images by David Monteith-Hodge www.photographise.com

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DEAF PUB - SOCIAL EVENT (THE SICK OF THE FRINGE FESTIVAL)
Feb
18
to Feb 20

DEAF PUB - SOCIAL EVENT (THE SICK OF THE FRINGE FESTIVAL)

The Sick of the Fringe is a festival looking at performance and ideas related to disability, health, and illness on 17-19 February in London. The Deaf & Hearing (DH) Ensemble & Love Language Ltd are organising BSL access. The full BSL program can be seen here: www.thedeafandhearingensemble.com/thesickofthefringe There are a few social events happening!

A social event for Deaf and hearing BSL users or those interested in BSL, organised by Love Language

The last talk at The Sick of the Fringe ends at 6pm on Saturday but that doesn't mean the night has to end there! Come to The Court pub and meet to talk about what you thought of the festival, and to have a good catch up! Those going to see the performance 'Black' which finishes at 8.30pm can join us afterwards!

FREE - JUST TURN UP!

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The Sick of the Fringe - BSL Interpreted Performances
Feb
17
to Feb 19

The Sick of the Fringe - BSL Interpreted Performances

  • The Wellcome Collection (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Sick of the Fringe London is a 3 day festival of performance about illness, health, medicine, disability and well-being.

TSOTF aims to create a space which looks at the body in ways that are nuanced, intersectional, far-reaching, inclusive, accessible, sustained, meaningful and filled with joy, love and respect. 

This year, The DH Ensemble and Love Language Ltd are working to make as many of the performances accessible as possible. 

Click here for the full program

Click here for BSL interpreted performance list

The festival is at FOUR different locations in Central London

Wellcome Collection: 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, UK 

CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS TO WELLCOME

Contact Wellcome for access tickets: access@wellcomecollection.org

Camden People's Theatre: 58-60 Hampstead Road. London, NW1 2PY

CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS TO CAMDEN PEOPLE'S THEATRE

Contact Camden People's Theatre for access tickets: admin@cptheatre.co.uk

The Place: 17 Duke's Road, London WC1H 9PY

CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS TO THE PLACE

Contact The Place for access tickets: boxoffice@theplace.org.uk

Conway Hall: 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS TO CONWAY HALL

Contact Conway Hall for access tickets: kevin@conwayhall.org.uk

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Workshops at Parallel Festival
Sep
4
12:00pm12:00pm

Workshops at Parallel Festival

Parallel London is an inclusive push/run event! 

The family festival, which is free for anybody to attend, will be a colourful celebration of inclusion and diversity.  

We are running two workshops there, one at 12pm and one at 4pm on Sunday 4th September. 

Workshop 1: Play!

A fun theatre workshop focusing on using play to find your creativity! By setting up rules within improvisations, we will explore communication and performance. This workshop is accessible to Deaf and hearing participants. 

Workshop 2: Creating Autobiographical Theatre

A look at creating autobiographical theatre in an ensemble – whose story is it? How to tread the line between what you need to say and what you want to say.

Using The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble’s unique style participants are welcomed into a relaxed and creative environment to discover their voice and what story they want to tell. This workshop is accessible to D/deaf and hearing

Suitable for ages 14 upwards
Length: One hour each

Workshops will be run in BSL and English

Free to attend. No booking required. 

More information on the festival: http://parallellondon.com/innovision-culture-zone

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Nodus Tollens at Liberty Festival
Sep
3
1:00pm 1:00pm

Nodus Tollens at Liberty Festival

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble present a the premiere of a new performance, an outdoor piece called Nodus Tollens.

A piece of outdoor theatre addressing themes of migration, cultural and physical differences, and social acceptance, by a company of D/deaf and hearing artists. A joyful, playful, experience!

Nodus Tollens will be performed at 1.45pm and 3.30pm

Liberty Festival is a fantastic free summer festival where you can try inclusive sports and enjoy an incredible line-up of Deaf and disability arts.

Everyone is welcome at National Paralympic Day and Liberty Festival 2016, which has some of the most accessible and inclusive facilities in the UK.

Come and join in the excitement, just four days before the start of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Information here:
https://www.london.gov.uk/events/2016-09-03/national-paralympic-day-and-liberty-festival-2016#acc-i-40889

BSL video about Liberty Festival

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pe3gjlEBpFY

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival Open Workshop: Creating Autobiographical Theatre in The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble
Aug
28
11:00am11:00am

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Open Workshop: Creating Autobiographical Theatre in The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants.

A look at creating autobiographical theatre in an ensemble – whose story is it? How to tread the line between what you need to say and what you want to say. Using the ensemble’s unique style participants are welcomed into a relaxed and creative environment to discover their voice and what story they want to tell.

This workshop is accessible to D/deaf and hearing participants.

This workshop runs on August 22nd at 3.30pm and August 28th at 11am

Click here to book your free ticket

 

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Edinburgh Fringe Open Workshop - Process and Play: Celebrating Communication in The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble
Aug
22
4:30pm 4:30pm

Edinburgh Fringe Open Workshop - Process and Play: Celebrating Communication in The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants. 

This workshop will focus on using play theory and setting up rules in the devising process to create performances whilst employing techniques such as viewpoints and durational improvisation. It will also look at The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble's unique exploration of communication with one another in the rehearsal room (as a bilingual company using BSL and English,) and with an audience. 

These workshops are accessible to D/deaf and hearing participants.

This workshop is happening on August 15th at 6pm and August 22nd at 4.30pm

Book your free ticket here: 

https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/process-and-play-celebrating-communication-in-the-deaf-hearing-ensemble

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival Open Workshop: Creating Autobiographical Theatre in The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble
Aug
22
3:30pm 3:30pm

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Open Workshop: Creating Autobiographical Theatre in The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants.

A look at creating autobiographical theatre in an ensemble – whose story is it? How to tread the line between what you need to say and what you want to say. Using the ensemble’s unique style participants are welcomed into a relaxed and creative environment to discover their voice and what story they want to tell.

This workshop is accessible to D/deaf and hearing participants.

This workshop runs on August 22nd at 3.30pm and August 28th at 11am

Click here to book your free ticket

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival open workshop: Process and Play: Celebrating Communication in The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble
Aug
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Edinburgh Fringe Festival open workshop: Process and Play: Celebrating Communication in The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants.

This workshop will focus on using play theory and setting up rules in the devising process to create performances whilst employing techniques such as viewpoints and durational improvisation. It will also look at The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble's unique exploration of communication with one another in the rehearsal room (as a bilingual company using BSL and English,) and with an audience.

These workshops are accessible to D/deaf and hearing participants.

This workshop is happening on August 15th at 6pm and August 22nd at 4.30pm

Book your free ticket here: 

https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/process-and-play-celebrating-communication-in-the-deaf-hearing-ensemble

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BSL Access Day at Forest Fringe
Aug
13
3:00pm 3:00pm

BSL Access Day at Forest Fringe

On Saturday 13 August, we will be hosting a day of BSL-interpreted performances with Forest Fringe, Edinburgh. 

 Weird Seance by Daniel Oliver with  SLI Catherine King  3pm-4pm

 Celebration, Florida by Greg Wohead with SLI Yvonne Strain 6pm-7pm

 Cock and Bull by Nic Green with SLI Catherine King 8pm-9pm

 Watch Me Fall by Action Hero with SLI Yvonne Strain  9pm-10pm

 Abi Conway's piece is at various times through the day. Time Lab with SLI Catherine King

For Deaf BSL users, to book please text Karen on: 07748 181163

For hearing audiences please book through Forest Fringe: http://forestfringe.co.uk/edinburgh2016/events/2016-08/

 

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People of the Eye at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival (with Northern Stage at Summerhall)
Aug
6
to Aug 27

People of the Eye at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival (with Northern Stage at Summerhall)

The Deaf and Hearing Ensemble and Erin Siobhan Hutching

PREVIEWS: 6-7 AUG at 13:00
2 FOR 1: 8-9 AUG at 13:00
8-9 AUG, 11-16 AUG, 18-23 AUG, 25-27 AUG at 13:00

Tickets: £11 / £9 concessions
Previews: £9

'Of course, you shouldn't use "sign language"'.

Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through the deaf world. A story about parents, about sisters and about the complex love that binds families together. 

Using projections, sound, live performance and creative accessibility, this unique, poignant performance is about memories, feelings of isolation and finding the joy in difference. 

Selected for London's acclaimed NOW '16 Festival.

This piece is accessible to deaf and hearing audiences through the use of British Sign Language, spoken English and creative captioning. 

Running time: 1 hour

Recommended age 12+

 @DH_ensemble @ErinSiobhanH @People_oftheEye

TICKETS NOW ON SALE: click here to book through edfringe.com 

 

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Jul
30
to Jul 31

Acting workshop for Deaf and Hearing Young People, 30 & 31 July, The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble with Southwark Playhouse

Call out for D/deaf young people (age 16-25) to be part of a free acting workshop.

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble are looking for up to 10 Deaf young people who are interested in acting (16-25 years old, no professional acting experience necessary).

We are holding a 2-day acting workshop with Southwark Playhouse's Young Company on Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 July, 10am - 4pm each day.

This workshop is facilitated by members of The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble - Sophie Stone (Doctor Who, Birmingham Rep), Emily Howlett (Graeae, Inside Number 9), Erin Siobhan Hutching (Bristol Old Vic, writer of People of the Eye next up at Northern Stage) and Jennifer K. Bates (National Theatre of Scotland, Solar Bear Theatre Company)

10 hearing actors from the Southwark Playhouse Young Company will also take part. 

This workshop is free for participants and is supported by The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble, Southwark Playhouse, Boshier Hinton Foundation and the Birkdale Trust.  You must be available for both days. 

This is a great opportunity for young Deaf actors to work with a professional theatre venue like Southwark Playhouse and professional company of Deaf and Hearing actors. 

The workshop will cover

  • acting techniques
  • physical improvisation
  • play theory and non verbal communication
  • devising theatre in a group
  • creating autobiographical theatre (performances based on real life experiences)

There will be an informal sharing (performance) at 3pm on Sunday 31st July. You can invite friends and family, and some industry guests may attend.

The workshop will be accessible to D/deaf and hearing participants and will be run in Spoken English and British Sign Language. 

Important Details

When? Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 July

What time? 10am - 4pm each day

Where? 

The Tiny (rehearsal space upstairs)

Southwark Playhouse 

77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD

Google maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/iYuvHjauAjL2

There will be a break of one hour for lunch.

Lunch will not be provided but there are shops and cafes nearby. We suggest you bring your lunch with you each day so you don't have to go out at lunchtime.

How to apply

Please email info@thedeafandhearingensemble.com with 

  • - Your full name
  • - Age (14 and 15 year olds will be considered with parent/guardian's permission and a genuine interest in acting)
  • - Phone number
  • - Emergency Contact (name and phone number)
  • - Why you want to do the workshop

You can send this information in an email, or in a video using BSL (if the file is too large, please upload it to youtube or vimeo and send a private link)

Before the workshop, participants will be strongly advised to see our informal, open dress rehearsal performance of People of the Eye, our show which we are taking to Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Northern Stage this year. The performance will be in the evening of Monday 25th July, tickets are free for workshop participants. Info on the show: http://www.thedeafandhearingensemble.com/projects/#/people-of-the-eye/

Who are we?

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble are are a group of D/deaf and hearing actors, directors, theatre makers, writers, artists, musicians, dancers and all round lovely people coming together to meet each other and tell each other stories. We make live performance using a mix of BSL, Spoken English, projection, movement, mime, music and soundscapes.

We formed in 2013 and consist of experienced freelance theatre practitioners who have been working professionally within the industry with companies such as the National Theatre, the Royal Court, RSC, Birmingham Rep, Bristol Old Vic, Solar Bear, Graeae and Deafinitely Theatre. 

As a company, we have worked with The Yard Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Studio, Northern Stage, Forest Fringe, The Roundhouse, Pulse Festival, Shuffle Festival and Greenwich & Docklands Festival. 

We believe in breaking down barriers and pre-conceived perceptions and  building bridges. All our work is fully accessible for D/deaf and hearing audiences. All that is heard is seen and all that is seen is heard. We like laughing. 

For any questions, please email info@thedeafandhearingensemble.com

We look forward to your applications!

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People of the Eye - Edinburgh Fringe Preview at Southwark Playhouse
Jul
26
8:30pm 8:30pm

People of the Eye - Edinburgh Fringe Preview at Southwark Playhouse

People of the Eye Edinburgh Preview Performance at Southwark Playhouse, London

Monday 25th July at 8.30pm

Join us for a relaxed, open dress rehearsal performance of our show People of the Eye. Following the success of our recent performances at The Yard Theatre, we are taking the show to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

We're looking for a nice friendly audience for our preview performance. 

Tickets on sale now http://southwarkplayhouse.co.uk/events/people-of-the-eye/

"Arresting, immersive and startlingly original piece of theatre"

"A beautiful, tightly choreographed spectacle" 

A Younger Theatre

"We want, and desperately need, less Me Before You and much more People Of The Eye." 

Huffington Post

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Scratch night for D/deaf and HOH artists in collaboration with the Battersea Arts Centre
Jul
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

Scratch night for D/deaf and HOH artists in collaboration with the Battersea Arts Centre

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble is passionate about providing opportunities for Deaf and hearing artists to test accessible work in front of an audience.

Our next scratch night is a collaboration with Battersea Arts Centre on 6th July.

Applications have now closed but you can book your tickets to see the performances here: 

https://www.bac.org.uk/content/41811/whats_on/whats_on/shows/freshly_scratched

Freshly Scratched features artists and companies trying out new ideas in front of a supportive audience. Each evening features 6-8 performances by different artists. Each is at an early stage of development and will last 10 minutes or less.

After the performances, everyone is invited to grab a bite to eat, have a drink in the Scratch Bar and discuss the evening’s events. We also encourage audience members to write feedback on each of the Scratch performances.

Running Time: 90 mins

The callout in BSL: (applications now closed)

 

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MOVING PICTURES AND ROLLING WORDS IN COLLABORATION WITH GENESIS CINEMA - EAST END FILM FESTIVAL
Jun
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

MOVING PICTURES AND ROLLING WORDS IN COLLABORATION WITH GENESIS CINEMA - EAST END FILM FESTIVAL

Short film submissions are now being accepted!

We are looking for short films (under 20 minutes) by Deaf and hearing filmmakers. They can be in any language on any subject. The only stipulation is that the film must be subtitled in English to make it accessible to Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing viewers. 

Please email a link to your film (private link with a password preferred) and your background as a filmmaker to info@thedeafandhearingensemble.com and we will be in touch!

An evening of accessible subtitled short films by Deaf and hearing filmmakers, curated by East London based theatre company The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble in association with Genesis Cinema and as part of East End Film Festival. This is a fundraiser for taking our show People of the Eye to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble has worked with companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company, Northern Stage, The Yard Theatre and The Roundhouse. The company also host popular accessible scratch performance nights at Genesis, where performers can test material in front of an audience. "A sound success!" East London Lines.

This event is free, but a £5 donation is suggested to support The DH Ensemble taking their production People of the Eye to the Edinburgh Fringe. Please bring cash on the night. 

Book your free ticket here on the Genesis Cinema website

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People of the Eye @ The Yard NOW'16
Jun
7
to Jun 11

People of the Eye @ The Yard NOW'16

PEOPLE OF THE EYE – 7.30PM (7th June - 11th June) 

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"Arresting, immersive and startlingly original"
" near flawless performances from Howlett and Hutching" A Younger Theatre

"Seeing is believing" Huffington Post

“Of course, you shouldn’t use ‘sign language’.”

Inspired by real events, this personal story follows a family finding their way through the Deaf world. A story about parents, about sisters, and about the complex love that binds families together. Using projections, sound, live performance, and creative accessibility, this unique, poignant performance is about memories, feelings of isolation, and finding the joy in difference.

This piece is accessible to D/deaf and hearing audiences through the use of British Sign Language, Spoken English and creative captioning.

Written by Erin Siobhan Hutching (sections devised with The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble).

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

BREAK YOURSELF – 9PM

“The thing I like about Springsteen is that all his songs are about blue-collar, American, working class, men. You know, men who work on the railroads, and in lumberyards. Real men. I’m not really that kind of guy.”

Meet Ollie. He’s a graphic designer. But he wants to be Bruce.

Break Yourself is a piece about the performance of identity and of gender. Performed in male drag, it is about the relationship between power and desire, the complex landscape of male and female sexual desire, and the desire to be something ‘other’. And it’s about Bruce Springsteen.

It is also an experiment in constructing personas and alternative identities. A risky, dishonest, head-first, whole-hearted, and perhaps slightly desperate attempt to try and be something we have never been before.

Commissioned by Ovalhouse. Supported by The Yard Theatre and using public funding by Arts Council England.

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Accessible Scratch Night at Genesis Cinema
Mar
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Accessible Scratch Night at Genesis Cinema

Join us for an evening of short "scratch" performances - all of them accessible to Deaf and Hearing audiences! Support Deaf and Hearing artists as they share their work in progress pieces. This will be a fantastic night in a wonderful venue - for those of you who came to our fundraiser at Genesis Cinema in April last year you will remember how much fun it was!

This is a free event, but we will be asking for donations to cover admin costs. Please book your free ticket here to guarantee a seat - http://dhscratchnight.brownpapertickets.com/

Supported by Tower Hamlets Council

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People of the Eye: Work in Progress Showing: Forest Fringe 2015
Aug
25
10:30am10:30am

People of the Eye: Work in Progress Showing: Forest Fringe 2015

We are so excited to be performing as part of Forest Fringe's BSL access day. A day we help produce with Forest Fringe and Solar Bear Theatre Company. The full program has now been announced and can be seen here

What is it?

A show about Deafness.
A show about family.

A beautiful mix of British Sign Language, spoken English, sign mime, movement, music, soundscapes and projection, People Of The Eye tells the story of two sisters, one Deaf and one Hearing.

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble formed in 2013 as a group of D/deaf and hearing theatre makers who come together to tell each other stories, to explore the performative nature and beauty of sign language and to pull together D/deaf and hearing audiences in a shared experience – breaking down barriers on stage and off.

This is a work in progress performance, and feedback will be invited afterwards.

Director: Jennifer K. Bates
Writer & Performer : Erin Siobhan Hutching
Deviser & Performer: Sophie Stone

In partnership with Forest Fringe and Solar Bear Theatre Company


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People of the Eye: Work in Progress: Shuffle Festival London
Jul
25
6:30pm 6:30pm

People of the Eye: Work in Progress: Shuffle Festival London

Shuffle Festival is an annual event in Mile End, London which joins people together to create the kind of cities they want to live in. As an organisation, Shuffle works to build a more integrated community presence in the built and natural environment. The event was created in association with filmmaker Danny Boyle. 

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble is honoured to have been invited to perform at this event. 

Tickets available soon www.shufflefestival.com

Erin Siobhan Hutching and Sophie Stone, photo by David Monteith-Hodge www.photographise.com

Erin Siobhan Hutching and Sophie Stone, photo by David Monteith-Hodge www.photographise.com

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People of the Eye at The Last Word Festival, The Roundhouse
May
30
5:00pm 5:00pm

People of the Eye at The Last Word Festival, The Roundhouse

A show about Deafness.
A show about family.

A beautiful mix of British Sign Language, spoken English, sign mime, movement, music, soundscapes and projection, People Of The Eye tells the story of two sisters, one Deaf and one Hearing.

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble formed in 2013 as a group of D/deaf and hearing theatre makers who come together to tell each other stories, to explore the performative nature and beauty of sign language and to pull together D/deaf and hearing audiences in a shared experience – breaking down barriers on stage and off.

This is a work in progress performance, and feedback will be invited afterwards.

Director: Jennifer Bates
Writer & Performer : Erin Siobhan Hutching
Deviser & Performer: Sophie Stone

Saturday 30 May, 5:00pm at Dorfman Hub, The Roundhouse, Camden

From £7.50 + fees

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Pulse Festival! - Suitcase Day
May
29
1:50pm 1:50pm

Pulse Festival! - Suitcase Day

The Suitcase Prize challenges theatre makers to think in an environmentally and economically sustainable way. The 10 participants compete to win £1,000 by presenting a 20 minute scratch which can be transported on public transport! Yes, literally in a suitcase! The judging panel will consider your feedback throughout the day at #pulsesuitcase

There are three sessions. One ticket covers all sessions. Join us in the bar for the Suitcase Prize Awards Ceremony at the New Wolsey Theatre at 8pm.

People of the Eye by The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble will be in the second session from 1.50pm to 3.10pm

See more information here!

The Doctor and the Mother, People of the Eye

The Doctor and the Mother, People of the Eye

Hearing Test, People of the Eye

Hearing Test, People of the Eye


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People of the Eye:Work in Progress Showing
Apr
18
7:30pm 7:30pm

People of the Eye:Work in Progress Showing

A show about D/deafness.
A show about family.

A beautiful mix of British Sign Language, spoken English, sign mime, movement, music, soundscapes and projection, People Of The Eye tells the story of two sisters, one Deaf and one Hearing, and their family.

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble formed in 2013 – a group of D/deaf and hearing theatre makers who come together to tell each other stories; to explore the performative nature and beauty of sign language; and to pull together D/deaf and hearing audiences in a shared experience breaking down barriers on stage and off.

This is the sharing of our work in progress performance of a script by writer/performer Erin Siobhan Hutching, who grew up part of the Deaf community in New Zealand as her older sister is profoundly deaf. 

Feedback will be invited after the event, along with time to network and socialise in the bar.

Director: Jennifer Bates
Writer & Performer : Erin Siobhan Hutching
Deviser & Performer: Sophie Stone

Date: 17 Apr and 18 Apr 2015
Show 19:30 – 21:00 
(Feedback & networking in the bar afterwards, venue closes: 23:00)
Doors Open: 18:30


Tickets available http://peopleoftheeye.brownpapertickets.com/

£10 full/ £8 concession plus booking fee (or £5 full/£4 concession with a fundraiser ticket)

Supported by the Arts Council England

pecial thanks to LimeWharf Annex


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People of the Eye: Work in Progress Showing
Apr
17
7:30pm 7:30pm

People of the Eye: Work in Progress Showing

A show about D/deafness.
A show about family.

A beautiful mix of British Sign Language, spoken English, sign mime, movement, music, soundscapes and projection, People Of The Eye tells the story of two sisters, one Deaf and one Hearing, and their family.

The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble formed in 2013 – a group of D/deaf and hearing theatre makers who come together to tell each other stories; to explore the performative nature and beauty of sign language; and to pull together D/deaf and hearing audiences in a shared experience breaking down barriers on stage and off.

This is the sharing of our work in progress performance of a script by writer/performer Erin Siobhan Hutching, who grew up part of the Deaf community in New Zealand as her older sister is profoundly deaf. 

Feedback will be invited after the event, along with time to network and socialise in the bar.

Director: Jennifer Bates
Writer & Performer : Erin Siobhan Hutching
Deviser & Performer: Sophie Stone

Date: 17 Apr and 18 Apr 2015
Show 19:30 – 21:00 
(Feedback & networking in the bar afterwards, venue closes: 23:00)
Doors Open: 18:30


Tickets available http://peopleoftheeye.brownpapertickets.com/

£10 full/ £8 concession plus booking fee (or £5 full/£4 concession with a fundraiser ticket)

Supported by the Arts Council England

Special thanks to LimeWharf Annex www.limewharf.org




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Fundraising Event
Apr
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

Fundraising Event

Featuring British Sign Language films from BSL Zone and Solar Bear Deaf Youth Theatre alongside performances from members of the Deaf & Hearing Ensemble, as well as a creative auction, sign name booths and opportunities to network and socialise, this event is fully accessible and is designed for both D/deaf and hearing audiences.

All proceeds from this event go towards the D&H Ensemble’s new play People of the Eye which is a beautiful mix of British Sign Language, spoken English, sign mime, movement, music, soundscapes and projection, People Of The Eye tells the story of two sisters, one Deaf and one Hearing. People of the Eye is written by Erin Siobhan Hutching, directed by Jennifer Bates, and performed by Sophie Stone and Erin Siobhan Hutching.

With a ticket to this fundraiser, you are able to get a half price ticket to the first performances of People of the Eye on 17th or 18th April. Please email info@ErinSiobhanH.com with your fundraiser ticket confirmation and “Discount Code” in the subject line to receive the discount code and information on how to purchase tickets.
For more information on People of the Eye, visit www.erinsiobhanh.com/#/people-of-the-eye

Bar Paragon, upstairs @ Genesis Cinema. 7pm.

Tickets: £10 Adult/£8 Concession. Book via this page or alternatively by calling our Box Office 0207 780 2000.

 

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