2009/2008

DAGS

by Debra Oswald
(by arrangement with the Licensor, Debra Oswald, c/- Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd)
Charles Cryer Theatre, Carshalton
 
This classic Australian play was performed by the SAVVY Young Company.

What Use Is ANY Generation?

 

Bringing together a cast of teenagers, older people and everyone in-between, WHAT USE IS ‘ANY’ GENERATION? explored the perceptions, prejudices and experiences each generation had of the other. Using theatre styles such as clowning, music, mask and film. Members of the cast also performed highlights of the show at Guilfest09.

It Must Be Love

 

SAVVY once again spent the summer working with the ALL STARS drama group (for adults with learning disabilities) to create a unique showcase performance. With movement styles from the 1930’s to the 1970’s disco era and with emotions from the thrill of falling in love to the despair of being dumped this show was devised by the group and performed at the Croydon Clocktower on Wednesday, 15th July 2009.

The Golden Door

By David Ashton

 
This unique production had the Young Company exploring theatrical skills such as music-making, puppetry, stage combat and physical theatre and took place thanks to a grant from Sutton's Youth Opportunity Fund.

The Giant Puppet Project

 

On Sunday, 8th June 2008, members from the ALL STARS drama group (for adults with learning disabilities), supported by SAVVY Young Company members, began working with Di Jones, a visual artist from EMERGENCY EXIT ARTS on the creation of a giant puppet. At the end of the 6 weeks, the project was completed and the puppet developed by the group then formed a vital part of their OUTDOOR SUMMER STORIES promenade event, held on Sunday, 20th July at the AWS Leisure Gardens in Croydon.

A Trio Of Tales

 

THE MONDAY MORNING RIOTS
by Nathan Hughes
 
LANDING ON THE MOON
A mulit-generational cast spent only three rehearsals devising a brand new show that was performed as part of Sutton's IMAGINE Festival of Participatory Arts in May 2008.
 
THE GHOST OF JERRY BUNDLER
by W.W.Jacobs and Charles Rock
In preparation for their performance at the Leatherhead Drama Festival and in conjunction with the Mousetrap's StageXChange Programme, the SAVVY Young Company worked on unarmed stage combat techniques and knife fighting with Rc-Annie.
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