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Partnering with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

Partnering with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

Autumn 2019 saw the return of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance (SJD) to the Lawrence Batley Theatre, touring their new work, Staging Schiele. We were pleased to partner with the company in order to bring creative dance workshops into schools across Kirklees, giving children the chance to explore contemporary dance. The workshops as part of SJD Learning […]

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New show Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig Announced

New show Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig Announced

We’re thrilled to announce the Lawrence Batley Theatre will be staging the adaption of Matt Haig‘s bestselling book Reasons To Stay Alive as part of a national tour by English Touring Theatre and Sheffield Theatres. English Touring Theatre, who staged French Without Tears and Othello at the LBT will be bringing the show to Huddersfield from Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 October. At 24 Matt’s […]

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Guest Blog: Richard Watson – The Stories of ‘Queers’

Guest Blog: Richard Watson – The Stories of ‘Queers’

This April, the Huddersfield Thespians present Queers, a series of short monologues written in response to the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act. In 1967 the Sexual Offences Act legalised homosexual acts between consenting men of 21 or over, in private, in England and Wales. Later laws did the same for Scotland in 1981 […]

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Artist Opportunity

Artist Opportunity

This March A Festival returns to the LBT. It’s a week of live performance which cuts across art forms, brings different voices to the stage and celebrates artistic adventure. Please find news below of an opportunity to share work as part of this week long festival of exciting live performance. A Festival Call out for […]

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One to One with Che Wigfield-Turner

One to One with Che Wigfield-Turner

We’re so proud that our own Che Whigfield-Turner is staging her show Why is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt? here at the LBT.  It’s particularly special for us as we’ve been able to see Che’s talent blossom: from being a key member of our Young Company, to being a part of our Christmas pantomime, to […]

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