The Urban Mischief Project enters its final stage with the performance of a new play written in collaboration with young people from seven secondary schools across the South East of England and London.
Urban Mischief charts the life of Kai, a 16-year-old, who is beginning to realise that life is getting more serious. The young [...]
As we approach the end of the first phase of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation funded tour of Lincolnshire schools in 2014, we are delighted to report a very successful tour. The performances of Introduction to Shakespeare and Macbeth were watched by a total of 3429 students across secondary schools in the area.
The evaluation report [...]
We are getting set for a mini-theatre tour of Romeo & Juliet in March. The production, which was developed at the Unicorn Theatre last May, will head to Poole, Brighton, Louth and Lincoln. With the cast and crew eagerly anticipating the warm welcome we are sure we will receive at the venue, you can check [...]
In an interesting extension to our work with young people, we were approached by Wigan Council to produce a piece of street theatre that promoted road safety to older citizens.
We attracted quite a lot of attention, and nearly 1,000 people watched the performances by Matthew Rutherford and Liv Spencer. The project used the music [...]
Our Hate Play Project in Tower Hamlets will come to an exciting conclusion with a special symposium on 4th December at the People’s Palace, Queen Mary, University of London. The Hate Play portrays the devastating impact of victimisation and hate crime on young people.
Join us for a special sharing of the work of Box [...]
Box Clever Theatre has been given support from John Lyon’s Charity to present a tour of The Hate Play project to young people in Brent.
The Charity has provided funding of £4,000 to the Company to deliver The Hate Play and its associated follow-up activities to three schools in the borough. Box Clever will perform [...]
Our annual review for 2012-13 is finished, and it was a very busy year. In 2012/13 we:
Performed to 33,921 young people and adults in 235 schools and 6 theatres, giving 212 performances and 183 workshops. Employed 28 creative practitioners, of whom 32% came from a BAME background. Worked on three special projects: Introduction to [...]
Box Clever’s innovative touring project in Lincolnshire will continue for a further two years with £85,000 support from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.
The theatre company and their partners, Louth Playgoers Riverhead Theatre and East Lindsey District Council, will work with schools and theatre venues across Lincolnshire to give young people in the area exciting opportunities [...]
Administrator (20 hours per week)
We are currently looking for an Administrator to join our team. The Administrator will be responsible for the practical, day-to-day, smooth running of the company; support, as required, the members of the core team and manage client relationships.
After the successful two week run at the Unicorn in May 2013, Box Clever will be taking their new production of Romeo & Juliet to Contact Theatre in Manchester.
The production, directed by Iqbal Khan, will form part of Contact’s autumn 2013 season and will run from 19 – 21 November. Tickets are now on-sale [...]