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Audience responses to the world premier at Surface Gallery Nottingham:

"It's a different way of being an audience"

"I really responded to the sensory element, whether it was the pain or the slamming of the big planks of wood and I liked the choice of each object a lot"

"It's nice to have a bit of danger"

"I thought it was a great journey, very challenging"

"Very intense and utterly engrossing and completely forgot about anything to do with disability, just became completely engrossed in the story"

"I was particularly excited by like the ending, where he found this amazing moment of balance and it just seemed like how could he possibly have achieved that"

"I took from it struggles, I took from it balance and a lot more than I thought when I came in"

"I thought the art was an interesting backdrop, because it took me a bit of time to realise what was going on with the art - it's like a punctuation mark almost, to think about each individual stage and the visual representation of the art. It was very beautiful all round. It was very beautiful. It was very challenging as a performance. I wouldn't say I was out of my comfort zone because I didn't have to do anything. It was just actually really intriguing and lovely. I just loved it! More please. Thank you"




Welcome

New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, with a specialty in creating dynamic performances for rural audiences. We make ambitious and original theatre, focusing on new writing, adaptations and revivals, which we present in community settings and venues nationally and internationally. We provide career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and manage the rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts . 

EXCITE, CHALLENGE & ENGAGE
One of the many things we do is to turn village halls into professional theatre spaces.

JOIN OUR FAMILY OF SUPPORTERS
Whether you’re a theatre lover, rural champion, or believe in widespread access to the arts then please help us make our work. Like every actor on stage, or each word on the page, every donor plays a vital role, your support can make a real difference... Find out more

YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS
An original gift for rural champions and theatre lovers everywhere. Find out more...

We have reached over half of our fundraising target for our new young people's project - but we still need your support.  Find out more...

TOURING

IN 2017
PLEASANCE COURTYARD DOUBLE

THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH

FINDING NANA
Jane Upton's autobiographical new play
2 - 28 August 2017 Pleasance Beside, Edinburgh

HARVEST
Regional premiere of Richard Bean's rural saga
 
IN 2017

THE MAN WITHOUT A PAST
A Finnish melancomedy adapted for stage

NEWS

 
New Perspectives and NTA look forward to welcoming conference delegates to Nottingham  Find out more here...
 
Help us celebrate new writing at our SUMMER GARDEN PLAY READINGS - the winners of the Long Play Competition. Find out more and R.S.V.P. here...
 
INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING WITH ESTHER RICHARDSON
Join Pilot Theatre Artistic Director on 1 July for a day focusing on immersive performance. Find out more...

NEW PROJECT INSPIRED BY JOHN BERGER'S MASTERPIECE
Keep up to date here as  our A Fortunate Man project unfolds Find out more...

We make theatre accessible to communities nationwide because we think #culturematters