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In January to May earlier this year, Mary Hare School and The Watermill Theatre joined forces to create a piece of theatre featuring young performers from both organisations. The group quickly formed into a creative and close-knit ensemble, becoming “the highlight of my week” for several members!

‘Duologue’: a conversation on stage between two, literally meaning ‘two speak’…

In September 2016 we launched Duologue, a new group that welcomed those same young performers back and invites other young people and adults from the Deaf and hearing impaired community to join us. Whether you are D/deaf yourself, or CODA (children of deaf adults), or connected to the Deaf world in another way, we’d love to meet you. You must be 12 years or older but you don’t need to have any experience of performing, just an enthusiasm to create theatre with new people.

Session dates:
Tuesday evenings, from 25 April until 4 July
There will be no session on 30 May due to school half term holiday
All sessions will be 7pm to 8.30pm at Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury RG14 3BQ


Sign Language support
A sign language interpreter will be available at all of our rehearsals and the day of our performance. If we can support your involvement in any other ways, please just let us know.


Travel support
If you would struggle to get to Arlington Arts, contact Lixi (details below) to find out how we can help.


Familiarisation Visits
For many of us, trying something new, with new people, in a new place, can be daunting. Our familiarisation visits are a chance to meet Lixi, the group facilitator, and have a short tour of the theatre and facilities with her. If you would like to book a visit, please contact Lixi (details below).


How much will it cost?
Thanks to generous funding from Greenham Common Trust we are not charging for this course but if you would like to make a suggested donation of £50 towards our community outreach programme, we value your support.


What next?
If you have any questions or ideas, please contact Lixi on 01635 570918 (voice), 07470 114826 (voice/text) or email lixi@watermill.org.uk


If you are ready to apply, please complete and return this application form. If you would like support to complete the form, please contact Lixi.