MOVEMENT DIRECTOR – we need to talk….
Just Jones & is a theatre company touring nationally with our base in South East London. Our shows are built with, by and for our audiences which makes them powerful, immediate, universal, poetic, a bit bonkers, very ambitious, totally collaborative. We create interactive shows about the questions that won’t leave us alone – the big stuff of the 21st century. In playful, provocative ways, we ask our audiences to help us make the show from idea to performance. We’re not experts on climate change, social justice or how to run the world. We are fascinated by what’s going on and we want to share our excitement, confusion and experiences. As we make our shows, we’re always learning about theatre-making, the theme we’re exploring and about your town, city or village.We tour because we believe that theatre is part of a conversation. Every performance in every town adds to the performance and the conversation. Along the way, we invite artists and the public to meet, swap experience and make stuff in workshops, residencies and projects. Currently we’re looking for a Movement Director interested in inclusive practice. Continue reading “Can you get us all moving? Movement Directors only need apply”
Whilst both Labour and the Liberal Democrats parties have gone further than before in prioritising women’s equality they have failed to understand the scale of the opportunity. “Last week the Women’s Equality Party hand-delivered our manifestos to all of the other major parties with an open offer to steal our bold (and costed) plans for free childcare and truly shared parental leave. WE have certainly put … Continue reading Labour & Liberal Democrat manifestos miss a trick (or two)
As we head in earnest into creating We Will Be Happy Here, Just Jones & is excited about opening our process up into a new way of working. Now that we’re doing it, it is of course startlingly obvious but as a small company living in an ableist society, we hold our hands up. We haven’t yet engaged people with physical or sensory disabilities to … Continue reading Enter A Performer onto a level playing space
The geek in me loves that it’s performed in ancient greek with English subtitles. Most of us won’t understand the words but through the music in the language, you can hear the women calling us from across the centuries and cheering us on. For me, she’s telling us both that there is no time like the present and that all times are like the present – until the women change them. Continue reading Lysistrata – A break from canvassing and …. a reason to inspire us to do it.
[ezcol_1third] [/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end] Perform in The Day the Patriarchy Died – The Day the Patriarchy Died will be a scratch script-in-hand performance curated and directed by Rebecca Manson Jones, an irreverent reflection on where we are and where we could be – on, as it now transpires, the day after the election. The performance is inspired by current events and the Old Coroner’s Court where … Continue reading Brockley/Lewisham Performers Wanted
After 2 years away, we’re delighted to be back on tour in SE4 creating a bespoke one off performance for the Brockley Max Festival on Thursday 9th June at 8pm. THE DAY THE PATRIARCHY DIED conceived and curated by Rebecca Manson Jones A scratch site-responsive evening of short scenes, monologues, poetry – possibly music – inspired by the little-known Coroner’s Court that we were lucky … Continue reading & Just Jones & is back at Brockley Max
Just Jones & has been thriving and surviving for 5 years and as I sit here listening (in fits and starts) to the livestream from the No Boundaries conference, I’m thinking about a lot of the things that have happened to us and because of us in those last 5 years. None of these adventures would be possible without the experience, steady hands and sense … Continue reading & are you or do you know our next Trustees?
In November we had a great time at Arts Depot in Barnet, London. We asked what make us go to the barricades to defend our Happy City and what is the slogan we’d take with us…. Continue reading & Manifesto for Happy – Barnet