New writing Scratch – Opportunity for artists

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in Thoughts | No Comments

Theme:     Truth & Compassion EVENT DETAILS Friday 30 September, 2016 9:00-10:30pm Liddiard Theatre, Polam Hall, Darlington (& Jabbervan festival bar) (Download the application form here: Scratch callout_new writing_JMs7_v) ODDMANOUT is a new writing theatre company rooted in Darlington and creating in the North East and beyond. We make plays that demand to be told and theatre […]

Blog and web news from Luxi

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Thoughts | No Comments

If you happen upon this blog site and wonder if we’ve been sleeping since 2014, then please also pop over to our other blogsite which has been positively awake in the meantime.  Jabberwocky Market has been our flagship project over the past few years and as well as another blog, it also has its own […]

A Mixed Bunch – on audiences in ArtsProfessional

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Thoughts | No Comments

Re-posted from ArtsProfessional magazine, here’s a link to the original page posted on 3 March, 2016 Realising that its audience members were all in ‘a stage of transition’ was a revolutionary moment for Jabberwocky Market. Caroline Pearce explains why. As a producer I have worked across the country for big and small arts companies, local […]

Intern May 2014, Ella Tuck

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Thoughts, Uncategorized | No Comments

Ella Tuck was brought up in Barnard Castle and moved to Darlington recently.  She is keen to be part of the rich future of arts and theatre in the town. “I’ve always had a passion for the arts and creative industry, but felt that in order to volunteer and become directly involved I’d have to […]

Crowdfunding, by Alison Nicholson of Bowes Museum

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Thoughts | No Comments

Alison Nicholson attended the Fundraising training we ran in 2013 with The Management Centre and support from Creative Darlington.  When we heard what a great job she has done since then, we were keen to read what she has to say.   “The crowdfunding seed was planted when I attended a couple of fundraising training […]

My first multidisciplinary show, by Debbie Waistell

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Thoughts | No Comments

During Christmas 2012 I had the idea for a piece, inspired by listening to a lot of Celtic music and coming across lots of visual inspiration.  I began to research Celtic tales, folk tales and fairy tales and started talking with a writer about creating a story for dance. The developments since then spiralled into talks […]

A new year, some new ideas

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Thoughts | No Comments

This time last year I wrote about how much the company had developed and all the things we were hoping to achieve in 2013.  It was an action-packed, phenomenal year and we’re now looking ahead at another 12 months of exciting projects with wonderful artists.   New for 2014 is our Associate Artists programme.  We […]

Jabberwocky Market is here, by Caroline Pearce

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Thoughts | No Comments

As it has now become the custom, I write a blog when we’re just on the precipice of something unknown. Luxi has really gone from strength to strength over the past few months and in less than a week our first full blown festival will already be over. As ever, there are an incredible number […]

Jabberwocky Market is coming, by Stan Hodgson

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Thoughts | No Comments

Hello, I’m Stan Hodgson. I’m an actor and theatre maker, Darlington born and bred. I’ve been working professionally in the North East for little under a year, and I’ve already been fortunate to meet a wealth of artists, actors, producers and writers working in the region and promoting it.  My theatre company Windermere Productions started […]

Opportunity to intern / volunteer with Luxi

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in Thoughts | No Comments

Luxi is producing a brand new festival, we’re continuing to work with brilliant artists on their own projects, and producing projects across the north east.  We are offering the opportunity to emerging producers to intern or volunteer with us.  In return for your help, you will gain insight and experience of producing a range of […]