Arty Party Sharings

Sharing out creativity

Arriving departing and the bits in between

For the last ten weeks we have been exploring ‘arriving and departing and the bits in between’, its been a rich vein of creativity laughter and gravity.

Theres lots to a share, Il get round to some of it.

Today after lunch we made some stories in answer to simple questions.

 

I left because…. I was upset

On the way I met…an angel

I found an old shoe

In the end, I was so sorry what happened to my mum in town on that rainy day.

 

I left because..they told me to go

On the way I met Mr T

I found a ring in town and took it too the police station

In the end, thank god, I found her.

 

I left because I wanted to look for a girlfriend

On the way I met a boyfriend at the pub

I found a rough diamond

In the end, I got a dog instead.

 

I left because… I wanted to go to the forest

On the way.. I met my girlfriend

I found out she had met someone else

In the end… I shot her.

 

I left because IT WAS VERY NOISY IN MY BEDROOM

On the way I met.. myself

I found pebbles, no to tell you the truth it was just a stone.

In the end,cupped in my hand, a very soft cotton butterfly.

 

 

Movement Practise

Turning

Swirling

Spinning

Connecting

Reaching

Steering

Setting free

Like a Kite

 

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A Blanket – Improvisation

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A cloak for Darth Vader

A bull fighters cloak

A magic carpet for a snake charmer to sit on

Folded up and changed into a baby

A dancing form

 A headscarf for an old lady

 A tent

Hands escaping

 A shelter

 A robe for a queen.

A Woodside Home

Here’s a few highlights from the brilliant Arty Party show ‘A Woodside Home’ including Arty Party Physical Theatre, Shropshire inclusive Dance and live music by Simon Cresswell. All beautifully filmed by JTV Production and introduced by storyteller Peter Chand. Funded by the BBC Perfoming Arts Fund and Community First.

Many thanks to all the performers and all the people that supported us in making this lovely event.

 

Arty Party Radio – Week 3

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Our final weeks broadcast the usual exciting mix of drama, interviews and fantastic music brought to you by Jonathan and Chloe with Erica behind the mixing desk. Music by Beat Express, Catherine O’Rourke and The 1st Chancers. A big thanks to European Social Fund for making this all possible.

 

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Here are some pics and links for the bands on this programme

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Beat Express

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Catherine O’Rourke

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The 1st Chancers

Arty Party Radio Week Two

Sean and Georgie on air

This week Arty Party radio is brought to you from Sean Nightingale and Georgie Dawson , with Mervyn behind the mixing desk.
Sounds from Heavy Loaded, The First Chancers and The Fuzz Bomb Band are woven between sketches and plays from Arty Party.Listen loud, enjoy and tell your friends !

The Show featured music from

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The 1st Chancers

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We have been very busy over the last few weeks, putting together three exciting radio shows.

The shows feature sketches and plays by Arty Party alongside music by some fantastic learning disabled bands including Dele Fakoya, The Fish Police, and Beat Express.

Each week for the next three weeks we will be posting up a new show on here.

Please listen to the shows all the way through , there is some great music and much more.

and don’t forget to let us know what you think about Arty Party Radio

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and a big thanks to the musicians and bands, 

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Dele Fakoya

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Beat Express

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The Fish Police

The best place is by the fire

No session today due to all the snow and ice. But the space by the roaring log fire is in demand.

Change (version 1)

If we don’t show emotions it gives the audience a chance and space to create their own pictures and ideas about what is going on and the relationships between us.

Not acting is a big as skill as acting.

Many thanks to ‘The frantic assembly book of devising’ for some of the ideas behind making this work. This is a simple , no edit, one shot version of the piece a more complex version will follow.

St Valentine’s scripts

As a group we love creating our own original work but we feel, in order to increase our chances of gaining employment as performers and actors, we need to become good at reading and learning lines from scripts. Here are a couple of love themed, one minute plays that we have rehearsed for you to listen to.

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