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


Last Night I Met You Dreaming 2018

Posted on July 14th

Workshop presentation as part of First Bites at Ovalhouse with Upstart Theatre, June 2018

Photographer Philip Scutt


Crowdfunder Thank yous!

Posted on March 26th

Massive thank you to all the people who have supported our crowdfunder so far. What a dream!

Edward Day

Susan Gurden

Charlotte Dickerson

Ev Angelo

Alexander Devrient

Blanche Lee


LNIMYD Crowdfunder

Posted on March 25th

We’ve launched our crowdfunder for Last Night I Met You Dreaming as part of First Bites at Ovalhouse with Upstart Theatre and London Metropolitan University. For details for the campaign see the link below. Help us to #makeithappen! Thank you!

https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/last-night-i-met-you-dreaming

Last Night I Met You Dreaming is supported by public money from Arts Council England.


Last Night I Met You Dreaming – Casting Opportunity

Posted on March 15th

Last Night I Met You Dreaming – Casting Breakdown

Project Description        

Last Night I Met You Dreaming is a magic realist story about a journalist who uncovers the truth about a dangerous mining operation with the help of the spirit world. This visual show combines text, movement, music, animation and projection mapping and is inspired by Isabel Allende, Eve Ensler and Naomi Klein.

The piece is being performed at Ovalhouse as part of their FIRST BITES season of new and in-development work. The production is supported using public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Rehearsals:                        21st – 25th May

                                            28th May – 1st June

                                             4th – 8th June 

Production Week:           11th – 16th June

Performances:                  … Read More »


Last Night I Met You Dreaming at Ovalhouse in collaboration with Upstart Theatre

Posted on March 15th

We’re really excited to be presenting Last Night I Met You Dreaming for three nights at Ovalhouse in June 2108.

The piece is being performed as part of their FIRST BITES season of new and in-development work. The production is supported using public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Last Night I Met You Dreaming is a magic realist story about a journalist who uncovers the truth about a dangerous mining operation with the help of the spirit world. This visual show combines text, movement, music, animation and projection mapping and is inspired by Isabel Allende, Eve Ensler and Naomi Klein.

The animation has been created in collaboration with students from London Metropolitan University.


#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.

 

 

 


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 »