What’s on at Brighton Dome: Mon 9 Nov - Sun 15 Nov

8 Nov 2015

From classical music to stage combat, once again we've a packed lineup of events for you at Brighton Dome. This week especially, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and learn new and exciting skills, with workshops and talks for all ages.

Get Better…Soon: Musings on a 21st Century Aesthetic
Mon 9 Oct
Curated by Dan Daw (South East Dance/BBC Performing Arts Fund Fellow) and Kate Marsh (Coventry University), this is a symposium looking at the body in motion and the politics that surround it. This event is an opportunity for artists and public to come together to contemplate what a new performance aesthetic might look like.

Brighton Dome Organ Showcase with Michael Wooldridge
Mon 9 Oct
As heard on BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright Show and The Organist Entertains, master musician Michael Wooldridge will take you on a tour through his life in music - from big band favourites to musical theatre - as he puts Brighton Dome’s much-loved theatre organ though its paces.

Brighton Dome Concert Organ. Photo by Matthew Andrews.

Little Worlds of Music
Wed 11 Nov
Come and make music with your little ones! In these workshops, we travel from the UK to Brazil, Tanzania, Jamaica and beyond, creating a live music experience which is equally exciting for babies, toddlers and adults.

An Evening with Martina Cole
Wed 11 Nov
Bestselling crime writer Martina Cole, talks about her writing and the stories that inspire her. Martina will be giving us a glimpse of her latest hard-hitting and uncompromising crime drama, Get Even. The event will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.

Martina Cole

John Grant
Plus support from Holly Macve
Fri 13 Nov - Fully booked, please check with our Ticket Office for returns
John Grant stops off here on his European tour with his third album Grey Tickles, Black Pressure, a veritable selection that continues to entwine his two principal strands of musical DNA: the sumptuous tempered ballad and the fizzing pop song.

Stage Combat
Sat 14 Nov
Whether providing swashbuckling action or gritty realism, the stage fight is a powerful storytelling tool. Professional fight director Richard Brighton will introduce you to the basics of armed stage combat, learning spectacular swordplay, and using historically accurate single handed broadswords.

Soulful Singing
Sat 14 Nov
Group singing teacher Mahasukha leads this uplifting harmony workshop with sacred song and heaps of infectious enthusiasm to get your spirits soaring! No experience necessary, just the will to sing. No need to book – just drop in.

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Sat 14 Nov
Led by Robin Ticciati, LPO return showcasing more of their exquisite orchestral craftsmanship, with pieces from Fauré , Ravel and Debussy

Firecracker Masterclasses Audition Technique: How to get the part, from the school play to drama  school to TV and theatre
Sun 15 Nov
In this workshop Jonathan Cullen offers great advice and tips for young, aspiring actors