Masquerade Ball

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What a night the 21st November 2014 turned out to be! Earlier this year Enter CIC were delighted to receive a special invitation from The Chairman of County Durham Council asking us to perform at his Civic Ball 2014. We were informed that the Ball had a masquerade theme and we were asked if we could create a performance based on this theme. Therefore, in recent weeks our Upper School have been working hard to perfect an array of performance pieces focussing on the theme of Masquerade. On the evening…

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Technical Workshop

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On Sunday 9th November 2014 some of our students went to The Assembly Rooms theatre in Durham for a workshop to learn about the technical aspects of theatre. The students were greeted by Technical staff Jonny Browning and Caleb Bond. The students were given a tour of the theatre and backstage before heading up to the sound and lighting box. Jonny showed the students the sound desk and taught them how to use the sound board before they tested some mics for theatre production. Caleb then provided a presentation about…

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Remembrance Ceremony 2014

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On Sunday 9th November 2014 students from Enter CIC took part in the Remembrance Day Ceremony held in Ferryhill to remember all the men, women and children who lost their lives in both World Wars. We are delighted to be part of such an important event in the community and it is very important for the young people who attend Enter CIC to understand their heritage so they are able to continue and remember the sacrifices that were made to ensure they have a better future. The students took part…

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Alice

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On Saturday 25th October 2014 we welcomed professional theatre company ‘Metta Theatre’ to our venue in Ferryhill. The theatre company brought their fantastic version of ‘Alice’ to our centre as part of The Take Off Festival 2014. This new production gives a new take on the original story of ‘Alice in Wonderland’. A magical, moving WW1 story of the real-life Alice in Wonderland, told through imaginative puppetry & music. 1915 Bombs rain down. Sheltering in her dusty cellar, Alice rediscovers her past amongst old lamp shades & moth-eaten christening gowns.…

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Chilton Performance

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On Sunday 26th October 2014 Enter CIC performed a showcase of work for the Chilton Community thanks to funding from local Councillor Christine Potts. Our students have worked really hard over the last year and have now built a fantastic and very impressive repertoire. With all the amazing opportunities that we have been involved in this year (including performances at Durham Cathedral, Auckland Castle, Sage Gateshead and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe!) we decided to put together an informal sharing that would showcase the talents of the young people training with…

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