RENT at Frogmore Paper Mill - July 2018

Following our first five star reviewed professional production of Parade last September we are thrilled to announce our second professional show, RENT, at the Frogmore Paper Mill. Staged in the suitably atmosepheric Frogmore Papermill, home of the world's oldest mechanised paper factory, we are expecting a high level of interest in this production. For more information and to register for audition please email auditions@vivodarte.co.uk

Auditions will take place on 26th and 27th May 2018. Intensive rehearsals will take place from 30th June with performances 10th to 21st July 2018.

April 2018



LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Milton Keynes Theatre - 2018

FWe are thrilled to be working with Milton Keynes Theatre this summer creating another Stage Experience: Little Shop of Horrors.

Little Shop of Horrors Stage Experience provides an opportunity for young people to come together with a professional team to create high quality theatre. Performing on the main stage at Milton Keynes Theatre in a full-scale production with live orchestra, professional lighting and sound, set, costumes, hair and makeup will make it an experience not to be missed. It’s not just about being on stage - the memories and new friendships made and not to mention the skills learnt and the confidence built will make Stage Experience something special to everyone involved. We expect hard work, and commitment from everyone in the cast and team to ensure that the final production is exceptional.

Little Shop of Horrors is a deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, which has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!

Auditions take place on 12th and 19th May. To register for audition please email: mkauditions@vivodarte.co.uk

Click here for tickets for Little Shop of Horrors

March 2018



WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND - Aylesbury Waterside Theatre - 2018

Following the resounding success of Vivo D’Arte and Aylesbury Waterside Theatresfirst ever collaborative Stage Experience project this summer, we are delighted to announce the project will return with a production of Whistle Down the Wind.

Funded by Aylesbury Vale District Council, local young performers aged 8 – 25 years will once again be invited to audition for a part in the summer production.

Intensive rehearsals will begin in August 2018 culminating in performances from Thu 16 to Sat 18 August taking place in the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Main Auditorium.

Whistle Down The Wind by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman is based on the book of the same title by Mary Hayley Bell, and was later produced as a movie in the hands of Richard Attenborough. The musical is set in a small, deeply religious town in Louisiana of the 1950s. A poor farming family led by father, Boone, and his three children, Swallow, Brat, and Poor Baby, have recently buried their mother and they are still struggling with the grief. As Christmas approaches and the family cannot afford any presents or luxuries, the three children are desperate to find something to hold on to and believe in. One day, they find a stranger injured and hiding in their run-down barn.

Vivo D’Arte’s Co-Founder and Managing Director Dan Cowtan said:

‘Our fortnight spent at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre earlier in the year was one of the best we have experienced. The venue complimented all that that we strive to achieve at Vivo D'Arte; instilling passion, commitment and delivering performances of excellence. We look forward to discovering more of the area’s hidden young talent.’
For tickets for Whistle Down the Wind click here
March 2018





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