Curve, Leicester

Producer

Celebrating its 10th birthday this year, almost one million people annually engage with Curve through performances and projects at our home in Leicester, across the UK and internationally. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, Curve has developed a reputation for producing, programming and touring a bold and diverse programme of musicals, plays, new work, dance and opera. All of this presented alongside a dynamic mix of community engagement, artist development and learning programmes, which firmly places audiences, artists and communities at the heart of everything we do.

Recent Made at Curve productions include the world-premiere of Dougal Irvine’s adaptation of Riaz Khan’s MEMOIRS OF AN ASIAN FOOTBALL CASUAL, the Curve Young Company and Community production of Joseph Stein’s FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, the world première production of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN (& on national tour), Leslie Bricusse's SCROOGE, the world première of Amana Fontanella Khan’s PINK SARI REVOLUTION, adapted by Purva Naresh (with Belgrade Theatre Coventry, English Touring Theatre and West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds); a major revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s SUNSET BOULEVARD (& UK tour), Winner - Best Musical, Manchester Theatre Awards and  Best Regional Production, WhatsOnStage Awards; the world premiere of Ravi Shankar’s opera SUKANYA (co-produced with the Royal Opera House & London Philharmonic Orchestra); the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton’s WHAT THE BUTLER SAW (with Theatre Royal Bath); Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s GREASE (also in Dubai) and a production of Roald Dahl’s GEORGE’S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE, adapted by David Wood (co-produced with Rose Theatre Kingston & on tour).