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Executive Director

China Plate Theatre is seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Executive Director to develop and deliver the company’s business plan and strategic vision. Could this be you?

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First Bite Festival 2021

If you couldn’t join us live, you can now catch up on all 4 events from our First Bite Festival 2021. Showcasing new work in development from 10 artists & companies from across the Midlands, plus 3 digital pieces by our Take a Bite artists.

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On Our Way

Created by China Plate in association with Birmingham Hippodrome, we're On Our Way to convert bus stops along the iconic 74 route on the Soho Road into art galleries with Artist Curator Nilupa Yasmin. If you would like to find out more, or get involved, please get in touch.

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Humans Not Heroes

A unique opportunity for healthcare workers to come together in an online creative space to connect and share their experiences of working through the pandemic.

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Curious Objects

Dawinder Bansal has launched a city-wide callout to the Women of Coventry to share their stories of finding freedom, for a new exhibition at the Mead Gallery at Warwick Arts Centre in 2022.

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Anti-Racism Rider

Along with 25+ other national touring companies, we launch The Anti-Racism Touring Rider - a practical tool to make touring a safer, more welcoming, more equitable and creatively free sector to work in.

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All of Me: The Audio

Adapted from the grudgingly hopeful, occasionally funny, multi award-winning stage show All of Me; Caroline Horton, Alex Swift & Elena Peña bring you a dark audio trip about dark things.

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RISE 2021

Are you thinking about or beginning your career within the arts? Check out our RISE Legacy document - giving you advice, guidance, and top tips from professionals in the dance sector.

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All of Me: The Twine

An intimate, absurd online exploration for one player, who must navigate their own journey through this unapologetically dark show about dark things. By Caroline Horton & Alex Swift, based on the stage show All of Me.

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Boats On An Ocean

An audio piece exploring the emotional impact on healthcare professionals during the pandemic, contrasted with the hero narrative.

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All of Me: The Audio

An audio version of the hit Edinburgh stage show, recorded in a living room in lockdown.

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All of Me: The Twine

An interactive digital journey through the hit Edinburgh stage show.

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Rural Touring Dance Initiative

Helping to increase the quality, quantity and diversity of dance promoted by Rural Touring schemes all over the country.

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On Our Way

We're On Our Way to convert bus stops along the iconic 74 route on the Soho Road into art galleries.

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Curious Objects Of Women’s Independence

An invitation to the Women of Coventry to share your unexpected and fantastic stories of finding freedom.

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All of Me

POSTPONED: An intimate & absurd exploration of wanting to live, wanting to die & what can happen if we sit together with the dark.

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Humans Not Heroes

A unique co-creation project with professional artists, to represent healthcare worker experiences of Covid-19.

  • By China Plate, Coventry University & Kerry Wykes
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TRASH

Trash is a dark musical comedy taking the form of a crime caper. What happens when appearances and friendships become a commodity?

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More Than A Moment Pledge

24th September 2021

We sign & commit to the More Than A Moment pledge; to ensure equity, investment in and opportunities with and…

We sign & commit to the More Than A Moment pledge; to ensure equity, investment in and opportunities with and for Black artists & creatives.

Written by Sammy

Catch up with our producers

16th September 2021

We catch up with our Associate Producers Aksana & Diandra following the Bus Boycott Block Party!

Written by Aksana & Diandra

Intro to Producing

27th August 2021

Join us for a crash-course on the role of the theatre producer. Discover what it is the be the person…

Written by Izzy

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Executive Director

China Plate Theatre is seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Executive Director. Could this be you? ...

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Help China Plate support artists, freelancers and audiences

As a charity China Plate Theatre relies on donations to create adventurous and imaginative new theatre with popular appeal and a social purpose.

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Find out how your support can help artists, freelancers and audiences to create, make and access great theatre.