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Theatre-in-Education

 

Jersey Arts Centre created a Theatre-in-Education Company in 2004 for the 1204-2004 Jersey and the Crown Celebrations. It has since commissioned, produced and toured 7 major projects.

There have been 398 performances with 21,436 attendances at the following:

 

2016   SECRET WEAPONS (revival) by Daniel Austin

In association with the Association of Jersey Charities and One Foundation

34 performances with 2,145 attendances

 

2014   THE GREAT WARRIOR by Daniel Austin

In association with One Foundation and the Association of Jersey Charities

And the WW1 Centenary (1914-1918) Working Group, Jersey

31 performances with 2,106 attendances

 

2013   THE BOOK OF KINGDOMS by Daniel Austin

In association with One Foundation and the Association of Jersey Charities

Commissioned as part of  the 350th Anniversary of the Royal Mace

27 performances with 1,707 attendances

 

2009   MY FAMILY AND OTHER STORIES by Gerald Durrell

In association with Durrell Wildlife Conversation Trust / Sponsored by: Jersey Tourism

Commissioned as part of Durrell’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations

158 twenty-minute performances with 3,721 attendances

 

2007   MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS by Gerald Durrell

In association with Education, Sport and Culture / Sponsored by: NatWest

Commissioned as part of the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book

62 performances with 5,796 attendances

 

2005   SECRET WEAPONS by Daniel Austin

In association with Education, Sport and Culture / Sponsored by: HSBC

Commissioned as part of the Liberation 60 Celebrations

48 performances with 3,648 attendances

 

2004   ONCE UPON AN ISLAND… by Brendan Murray

In association with Education, Sport and Culture

Commissioned as part of the 1204-2004 Jersey & the Crown Celebrations

38 performances with 2,313 attendances

 

The plays have toured to Jersey’s primary schools, some secondary schools, Guernsey, Sark, Bad Wurzach (Germany) and the Ionian island of Corfu.

The 2009 project was a series of six, site-senstive dramatisations, adapted from Gerald Durrell’s novels, performing alfresco at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

The 2016 Occupation project toured Jersey’s primary schools between 25 January – 11 March 2016. There were 34 performances including 3 public at the Assembly Room, St. Helier Town Hall (16-18 February (during half term).

[Photo: The SECRET WEAPONS Theatre-in-Education Company (the potatoes) / Mont Nicolle Primary School / 10 March 2016]