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”
This weekend in London an amazing array of free installations and outdoor events has been created by world-leading artists to commemorate the Great Fire of London. Giant tanks of water, massive domino runs, huge fire installations, a wonderful recreation in timber created by young people acquiring skills and improving life chances…. In amongst this a conversation about how this moment of fire and awful destruction – which left … Continue reading On making theatre in a sea of change
Although the sums aren’t large, it feels like a lunar step forward for this independent touring company: it’s the first time we’ve been able to pay upfront fees to the creators to get scripting and work up the designs at the same time. Continue reading The sun has got its funding hat on!
Delighted to report that we dragged David Lane out of his beloved Bristol to get some quality writing time at King’s College. The next iteration of Artist in the Happy City is taking shape. Writing in coalition as we are is proving quite a challenge. We’re very much enjoying bending our heads round how our brains have so much in common but arrive at our … Continue reading April 2016 Artist in the Happy City – writing time
We started talking about this show in 2010/11 and inbetween we have worked on many other projects and many crazy things of extreme cruelty and extreme generosity have occurred around the world.
The project has evolved several times and since its start, one of us has had two children, one of us stood as a political candidate and one of us has designed a timber oak ceiling which will outlive us all. Continue reading Origins of A Happy City