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Last night I met you dreaming R&D at the Pexmas Munch Festival


#TheMarket – development

Posted on April 4th

We’ve started working on Fit to Burst’s new show #TheMarket a collaboration between Rebecca Tortora and Emile Clarke.

 

 

 


LNIMYD Publicity Photos

Posted on June 27th

 

 

 

Took some publicity shots for LNIMYD. Only 8 days until we open. Exciting times!

 


Casting Call

Posted on May 19th

We are casting for two roles in our forthcoming production ‘Last Night I Met You Dreaming’.

‘Last Night I Met You Dreaming’

Dates. Auditions: 22nd May. Rehearsals: 26th May – 3rd July (Mon – Thurs – 6 pm – 10 pm), 6th and 7th, 13th and 14th, 20th and 21st, 27th and 28th.Get in: 4th and 5th July Run: 6th – 19th July, Get in: 26th July. Run: 27th July – 2nd August

Laura is a journalist who has forgotten how to feel. She lives in an absurd mechanical world where nature is suppressed. Overwhelmed by her work she is sucked into her filing cabinets and transported to ‘The Region’, a lush green place on the verge of collapse. Here she meets Lola a young passionate storyteller whose capacity to love in the face of adversity changes her forever.

We are looking for physically trained female actors to join the production who are collaborators/creators. If you … Read More »


Quiz TIme!

Posted on January 28th

Fundraiser

Calling all London Folk. Do you like pubs? Do you like quizzes? Do you like theatre? You can combine all three on a cold dark night in Feb. The legendary Jennie May Dunne is kindly hosting a pub quiz to help raise money for the Fit to Burst CIC LNIMYD Indiegogo Campaign. Hurray! Grab your team mates and come down! Everyone welcome – the more the merrier – whether you’re a quiz whiz or a lucky guesser – come out of the cold and be merry. Hot toddies and quiz cards all round. Yay!

Please RSVP! If you don’t Facebook you can RSVP here.

3rd Feb - 7:30 PM

The Three Compasses

99 Dalston Lane, London, E8 1NH

Quiz Prize

Food Hamper and drinks voucher

Raffle Prizes

FREE pizza for and a pint for two at The Crate Brewery
FREE tour of London Fields Brewery for two
FREE pizza for two at Bella Vita
Two FREE tickets … Read More »


Our Backers

Posted on January 6th

Our Crowd Funding Campaign on Indiegogo for ‘Last Night I Met You Dreaming’ is all systems go!

Huge thank you to those who have supported so far! Six days to go!

Special thanks to all those who have given anonymously and to…

Individuals

Bridget Cotter, Becky Harris, Sophie Erskine, Deborah Galloway, Nicolette Reyes-Pile, Simon Mader, Edward Day,

Peter Ashton, Maya Levi, Alexa Brown, Matt Hill, Elizabeth Cruse, Antoinette Burchill, Hassan Bakshi, Leanne Peck,

Sarah Johns, Nadia Nadif, Sam Grayston, Heidi Smith, Marc Wilson, Jackob Bentsen, Will Voelcker, Rachel Mortimer,

 Andrew Morton, Paniz Sha, Joey Morse, Aisling Green, Louisa Holloway, Lauren Johns, Claire Catherall, Dinah Mullen,

Denny Hilton, Charlotte Dickerson, Jodie Cole, Devin Robinson, Tom Fern, Polly Button, Teifi Emerald, Phillip Sam, Stephanie Osztreicher

Businesses

The Three Compasses

Crate Brewery

L’Epicerie

Vortex Jazz Club

Bella Vita

Solche Cicilian

London Fields Brewery

If you’d like to support visit our Indiegogo page today and … Read More »


Crowd Funding Film

Posted on December 18th

We had a great time filming our crowd funding film for ‘Last Night I Met You Dreaming’. Check out some stills from the shoot below. Look out for the full film coming soon!


Initial sketch for illustration

Posted on October 30th


Costume exploration

Posted on October 30th

 

Exploring structural costume that can create extensions of the body that function like mask without restricting voice and movement.


Exploring music

Posted on October 30th

 

 

Had a very interesting time exploring music and soundscape as part of the R and D. Now looking at ways to combine live instruments and foley with recorded sound synched to movement.


Last Night I Met You Dreaming: R and D Process

Posted on October 27th

Here are some photos and from our summer R and D process for ‘Last night I met you dreaming’ at Pexmas Munch Festival. You can also listen to some of the beautiful sound design that was developed by Matt Scott our composer. Fit to Burst are grateful for the generous backing of Arts Council England in supporting this process. Based on the work created this summer we are now developing the full production which will open in 2015.


Company Development

Posted on June 26th

Fit to Burst is being developed with support from the School for Social Entrepreneurs and Royal Sun Alliance Insurance. We are really excited to be involved in the 2013 SSE Fellowship Start Up Programme.


Casting Call – Last night I met you dreaming

Posted on June 26th

Role: Lover, Businessman

Sex: Male

Skills: Strong actor, physical performer, object manipulation, experienced in devising

Plot:

In a mechanical city an ambitious journalist has forgotten how to feel. Writing about Latin America and disconnected from her subject, herself and from nature she begins to have visions. Under the surface her office is alive, a living breathing world hidden within her filing cabinets. One night they swallow her up, carrying her away into a dreamscape. Here she meets Eva the teller of tales who leads her on a journey of self-discovery and magic.

Inspired by Isabelle Allende’s novel ‘Eva Luna’, ‘Last night I met you dreaming’ combines physical theatre, live music and puppetry with narrative depth; weaving a tale of passion and connection.

Two weeks R and D in July for a performance to industry professionals in Aug at the Depot in London to secure funding for an autumn production.

This … Read More »