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WE’VE MOVED

Hello, We now have a new website – http://www.abovebounds.co.uk – where you can find out more about us as a company. Also please do follow along on facebook and twitter. Our Summer tour of THE UGLY DUCKLING & OTHER TALES … Continue reading

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‘Experimenting is key.’

Originally posted on Start Somewhere Project:
Helen Bovey is a Theatre Maker & Producer and the Co-Founder of Above Bounds Theatre Collective.  She is based in Newton Abbot, UK. I was always interested in pursuing Journalism growing up and hadn’t considered…

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George Reflects…

We’re winding down the R&D of Ugly Duckling & Other Tales now, and so it is time to reflect on how far we have come in the last few weeks and what the future holds for the project. Yesterday saw … Continue reading

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Final Day at the Bike Shed Unit Space and the Unpacked Children’s Theatre Festival

We had a busy final day in the Bike Shed Unit space performing our work in progress showing of ‘The Ugly Duckling & Other Tales’. The showing was very well received and we are really pleased with what we have … Continue reading

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Day 4 at The Unit, Exeter

Another highly successful day working at The Bike Shed Theatre’s Unit Space in Exeter. Today we recapped the work we began yesterday and completed two full runs of the piece, ironing out any sections which weren’t as clear as they … Continue reading

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Development at The Bike Shed

Since creating work at the Worboys Productions Theatre Farm Retreat we’ve been developing ‘Ugly Duckling & Other Tales’ at the Bike Shed Theatre’s Unit Space in Exeter. We had a lot to think about after the feedback we received on … Continue reading

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Final few days on the farm…

Alas! Already our time on the Worboys Productions Theatre Farm Retreat draws to a close, but the last few days have been super productive! We spent the day time devising new material, Emily composing songs based on our given brief … Continue reading

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Two more days at the Farm!

I must first apologise for the lack of a post yesterday; it can be a bit hit and miss with the signal here in rural Suffolk- but it’s perfect atmosphere for us to devise without distraction. Our musician Emily arrived … Continue reading

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We are back at the Farm!

Yesterday we arrived at the Worboys Productions Theatre Farm Retreat to start week 1 of developing ‘The Ugly Duckling & Other Tales’. After a rather hot car journey in this glorious sunshine, we stopped off in Bury St Edmunds to … Continue reading

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Ugly Duckling R&D: Inspiring Stories from Schools

Our Research and development project has been heating up this week, with the first stage being the delivery of shadow puppetry workshops to Brixington Academy in Exmouth. We wanted to teach the pupils there a little about the techniques of … Continue reading

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