Feelgood Theatre Productions

Feelgood Theatre Productions

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Feelgood Theatre Productions

Feelgood create theatre with a definite sense of risk and adventure that inspires adults and children alike with the sheer joy and surprise of live drama.
For over a decade they have distinguished themselves with an array of award-winning classics and pioneering new commissions following their spectacular launch at Barton Aerodrome were audiences looked on in awe as a World War II bomber landed to disembark the cast.
Feelgood’s shows fuse the unusual with the imaginative – a cappella singing and drumming with Shakespeare and African dance, abseiling, pyrotechnics with music and drama – in parks, cliff tops, garden centres, African townships, museums and traditional theatres.
Added to this, their determination to involve local communities in education programmes has seen many ground-breaking collaborations.

On 23rd Nov, 2010, Feelgood launch Slave – A Question of Freedom, (at The Lowry Theatre, Salford) the true story of Mende Nazer, who was abducted by raiders from her remote Nuba village in Sudan, sold as a slave. After seven years of abuse she was passed onto a diplomat’s family in London where she escaped to freedom, wrote her book Slave and fought to win asylum. Her indomitable spirit is an inspiration to us all and we hope by dramatising her story we can celebrate Mende’s freedom and highlight the plight of thousands of others whose lives are still enslaved. We are working with Anti Slavery International in primary and secondary schools and hosting an International conference with The University of Salford on 24th Nov (see website).

Founded 1997