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MAC Theatre

Animation Workshops & Showcase

23/7/19-30/8/19 Stop Motion Animation Workshops & Showcase The MAC is running a FREE Stop-Motion Animation Project during the summer holidays 2019 for children and teenagers, with three groups split into three age categories of 10-12yrs, 13-15yrs and 16-18yrs Running Tuesdays 23/7/19 for 6 weeks Times are as follows: 10-12 years 10am-12.00 midday 13-15 years 12.30-2.30pm … More Info

Big Feast ’19: Haiku Slam

23/8/19 6pm-7:30pm Mitchell Arts Centre – Spitfire Cafe Bar Hosted by Stoke-on-Trent poet Gabriella Gay, eight of the region’s best and bravest poets go head-to-head armed only with haiku. It’s poetry, talent show and an appreciation of the ancient Japanese haiku rolled into one fun-filled night! Who will be crowned Stoke’s first Haiku Slam Champion?

Big Feast ’19: Soulboy & Northern Soul Night

24/8/19 7:30pm Join Appetite & Mitchell Arts Centre at The Big Feast for a screening of Stoke-filmed Northern Soul drama Soulboy, along with Northern Soul music and dance from Stoke-on-Trent’s Passion & The Veins! Soulboy:It’s 1974 in the Midlands where power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on football terraces are the norm. Joe McCain and best friend Russ Mountjoy are stuck in dead-end jobs … More Info

Adult Acting and Drama Course

Tuesday evenings beginning 3rd September to 8th October inclusive 6:30-8pm Adult Acting Course There are so many acting methodologies that actors can utilise when creating a character for performance. This course gives a flavour of different approaches, which all allow actors to aim to ‘live truthfully within imagined and given circumstances.’ Each week is self-contained … More Info

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2: The Magic Cutlass

13/10/19 2pm and 4:30pm All aboard me hearties, for a real live pirate adventure! Flinn is back! Les Petits return with the sequel to their hugely successful Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs based on the book by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto. For ages 3+ When Flinn, Pearl and Tom are in the middle … More Info

Adult Directing for the Stage Classes

Tuesday evenings beginning 15th October to 19th November inclusive 6:30-8pm Adult Directing for the Stage Course Using a variety of texts, participants will be taken through various professional approaches to directing plays. This dynamic and explorative course will allow you to build tools in these areas and give you confidence to ‘problem solve’ on the … More Info