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The aim of this project is to create a new genre of film and portray narrative dance in a new medium. "We will be creating a series of dance films over the next few months. We hope you will be able to support us in some way. Sponsorship will be credited accordingly and we will be doing our utmost to get these films seen by as many people as possible. This will include the use of targeted social media advertising. All dancers are recent graduates from full time dance training, all currently working in the industry, and the crew a talented creative team looking to make waves with something iconic in the industry. After releasing these videos, we will begin showcasing events. We will be approaching TV channels across the United Kingdom for assistance in promoting the narrative choreography and language of dance. We will be moving towards a new era of dance and entertainment and invite you to both support and move with us. Alfred Taylor Gaunt has gone from strength to strength with his choreography, as well as winning extensive prizes and recognition while still studying at Performing Arts School. He has twice been invited to choreograph a full piece for The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain, receiving fantastic reviews. In addition, Alfred co-founded FTG Productions, working to develop and produce new British musical theatre. Alfred Taylor Gaunt has also had his work recognised by leading choreographers such as Matthew Bourne and Drew McOnie".      "Seventeen year old Alfred Taylor Gaunt showed real potential in his Khaos at the Keaton Cafe, a ballet set to jazz music that followed the frenzied events of a new restaurant's opening night. His choreography was extremely fun and original with a particularly creative pas de deux", Dancing Times, November 2013.      "Petty's work captured the pathos, self-hatred and suppressed fury of Pierrot with precision, thanks to the choreography of Alfred Taylor Gaunt, who was fully to the pitch of how to interpret this work through movement", britishtheatre.com. Contact: Ms Aisling Longshaw. Address: Maytree Cottage, Upper Icknield Way, Whieleaf, Princes Risborough HP27 0LX. Tel.: 07522466986. E-mail:

Links to Alfred's work

www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhlMS3phK6I - Detention in Music Room 1

youtu.be/C1NdQFu7MAs - Khaos at the Keaton Cafe


Do you want to sponsor musical comedy with an edge? "The award winning Bath Operatic and Dramatic Society (BODS) wants to work with you as our partner. Our show in October 2015 is Into the Woods, with its adult themes in a world of jumbled up fairy stories set to a powerful Sondheim score. Our Spring 2016 production is the edgy popular classic, West Side Story, at Bath's Theatre Royal. Savills Bath gets an association with one of the leading amateur musical and drama companies in the land, based in the beautiful and historical heritage City of Bath. Our audience in both the wonderful Theatre Royal and smaller theatres in the city is a discerning and generally better-off population and our activities are featured in local press and other media. We would also welcome you to our productions and ensure your sponsorship is publicised (eg in our theatre programmes). You could meet the cast and, for special sponsors, join our after show party! BODS puts on some of the more challenging and fun musicals such as Into the Woods, Rent, Witches of Eastwick and Hairspray. These productions fizz with excitement, with jazzy songs, raunchy stories, flying witches, sexy dancing and much more. We also present dramas, both serious and comic. We cover some topical themes such as tackling illness, fighting prejudice, surviving mental hospital and making love matches work! We use talented local directors for music, choreography and artistic direction with a string of successful shows behind them. We have won two Rose Bowl awards in the last two years (for Rent and our new version of the Mikado) and a NODA Innovative Production award (for Cuckoo). Two recent productions, The Witches of Eastwick and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, received high critical acclaim. So please take a look at our attached sponsorship offer, contact us for a chat and join us. You won't regret it and you will have fun!" Contact: Chris Born, Sponsorship Officer. Address: 1 Cambridge Place, Bath BA2 6AB. Tel.: 01225 319188. E-mail:
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Running Mate is a darkly funny chamber musical about political manipulation, deceit and betrayal. There are eleven songs, including the climate change song, Melt Down, which can be heard here:
https://soundcloud.com/damiandarkness/melt-down-allrights-damian-appleby. Mostly blues and ballads, these are all original works. "My ambition is to stage this musical in Brighton and I'm currently seeking sponsors to raise £10,000. Rewards would include songs, the opportunity to meet the cast and director to discuss the project, the sponsor's name in all promotional literature, posters, etc.. And even a part in the show! Contact me, Damian Appleby, by email on d.darkness495@outlook.com or mobile 07765 087253". Contact: Damian Appleby. Address: 135 Queens Park Road, Brighton BN2 0GH. Tel.: 01273 242445. E-mail: d.darkness495@outlook.com.
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For almost a decade Disco Inferno, the devilish 'seventies musical (written by London-based author, Jai Sepple) has been captivating audiences and taking the world of amateur theatre by storm. Performed in over thirty countries, translated into countless languages and represented by the world's leading theatre publishers, this international, critically-acclaimed phenomenon has never had a professional showing ... until now. One of the UK's leading producers now plans to bring this spellbinding musical to the professional stage for a major 16-week UK tour. "This is your opportunity to get involved in this most anticipated musical theatre production. Corporate involvement in Disco Inferno will not only provide you and your company with an invaluable opportunity to reach a captive audience in excess of 120,000 people, who will directly attend performances, but also the potential to reach millions more people around the UK through exposure to the extensive national PR and marketing programme that is scheduled for the coming months - this will include both national and local radio and television coverage. As well as the wide-ranging publicity that such a high-profile production will generate for you and your organisation, we are also offering corporate hospitality opportunities for you, your staff and your clients. 'This musical is a guaranteed hit ... a night to remember and one not to be missed'". Please see website for updated information. Contact: Jai Sepple, Author/Producer. Tel.: 0779 1159669. E-mail:
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Lusty Glaze Beach is a perfect horseshoe shaped cove nestled at the north end of Newquay Bay. It has an adventure centre with surf school and zip wire abseiling all from the 120 foot high cliffs that surround it. "We have an amazing bar and restaurant that has been voted Top 10 beach bar in Europe by Orange Mobile. This gives us the perfect backdrop for our events. We have everything from live music featuring REEF and the John Butler Trio to the only beach Theatre Night on the north coast of Cornwall. In addition we have beach sports, such as our famous tag rugby event - which is run in tandem with the RFU over the August Bank Holiday weekend - and surf contests such as the flying fish retro event; and brand new is the UK's first exclusively Tow-At surf event called "Night Flight", run in partnership with the UK's top surf magazine, Carve. We are opening up new avenues with our events and are looking for partner brands who want to add something different and new to their events portfolio. Please contact us". Contact: Nick Webb, Marketing Manager. Address: Lusty Glaze Beach, Lusty Glaze Road, Newquay TR7 3BL. Tel.: 07990 513694. E-mail:
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Moving On Theatre believes that everyone deserves to live their dream. That's why this theatre company was formed: to give mature actresses the opportunity to go out, sing, direct and play brilliant parts - and not just do bit parts because of their age. "Currently there is an exciting opportunity to sponsor our production of off-Broadway show Piaf: Love Conquers All. We're going to all the festivals and touring nationwide this year with this great show around Edith Piaf's life and music. There are great reviews on our website (see the review from a BAFTA-winning director, below this listing), as well as a selection of videos. We'd be delighted to discuss a mutually beneficial partnership". Contact: Mrs Ottewill. Address: 62 Fair Ridge, High Wycombe HP11 1PL. Tel.: 441494446790. E-mail:
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Edith Piaf: Love Conquers All - notes on the show by Steve Gough, BAFTA-winning writer and director

I was hugely entertained and moved by this wonderful show performed with flare and confidence by Laurene Hope. From the first moments Lauren commanded the stage with confidence and subtlety. She did not attempt to mimic Piaf, but created her own persona based on the highs and lows of Piaf's prodigious, yet ultimately very fragile talent. The play dramatically revealed that fatal path of addiction and broken relationships which blights so many lives, now as then. Yet throughout we are moved by Piaf's hunger for love, life and spiritual fulfilment. Her music was like the beat of her heart, she must sing to survive - to meet both the joy and the pain of her fatally scarred existence.

This one-person show is enriched by the performance of a number of Piaf's most popular, enduring songs. And Lauren possesses a powerful singing voice, full of feeling, sensitivity and character, which admirably conveys Piaf's legendary musical talent. All the ranges of emotion are covered: from naïve, child-like joy to the depths of despair - and the desire for the final oblivion of death. But in the end this is energetic, life-affirming theatre, a show which will leave you entertained, moved and uplifted.


Described by The Times as 'hypnotizing, captivating, electrifying', actress, singer and writer Nina Kristofferson is bringing her very special show, the Billie Holiday Story, which attracted critical and public acclaim, to a theatre near you after its sell-out run in London's West End and its 2014 Tour. This musical play is a brilliant cocktail of songs and stories from Billie Holiday's life, stirring the haunting memories that plagued her, featuring her greatest hits, God Bless The Child, Lover Man, Strange Fruit, Don't Explain, All of Me and many more, accompanied by an outstanding live jazz band. "The story embraces Billie at her best and at her worst, giving you an understanding of what she had to endure to survive to become the legend that she is today. Her story is timeless and echoes so many artistes in general who embrace the jazz, pop, screen, theatre and rock world. Billie Holiday, the unforgettable Lady Day! The demographic profile of the audience for the show ranges from 15 years and upwards. Our sponsorship packages are tailored to the individual needs of our sponsors, enabling you to achieve the maximum exposure and awareness of your brand, product, service or business. There is no sponsor or donation too big or small for us to accommodate. Each company will receive a range of tailored benefits that are exclusive to each partnership and are consistent with their level of support. These can include clients having dinner with the cast after the performance, voice-coaching/band sessions and backstage tours. So please get in touch, even if you would just like to run an idea past us, by emailing:
sponsorship2day@gmail.com. For more information on the show, click the link below to access the website". Contact: Elizabeth Davies, Sponsorship Administrator. Address: Suite 279, 116 Ballards Lane, Finchley, London N3 2DN. Tel.: +44 (0) 20 3138 0950. E-mail: sponsorship2day@gmail.com
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Santa Santa! is a new family musical with Santa as the main protagonist, in the tradition of Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, etc. "We are currently in the final days of a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to mount a concert performance in London's West End at the end of this year. The campaign concludes at midnight, Tuesday, September 9th, so we urge you to watch our explanatory video -
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1331360544/santa-santa - and to consider sponsorship with haste! Many thanks". Contact: Aidan Bell. E-mail: aidan1@aidanbell.com.
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Stardreams Musical Theatre Company is the dream of Robert Edmunds, who has been a musical director with several theatre companies throughout South Wales for the past twenty years. His aim is to bring together the very best in natural talent to create a musical theatre company like no other, and to provide opportunities for the young people of Wales who have always dreamed of being a star. "As Stardreams Musical Theatre Company prepares to mount another exciting production", says Robert, "I would like to extend an invitation to you to join us in a partnership that will benefit your company in a number of ways. The company is a professionally run organisation which stages two productions a year and gives young people a chance to participate in the development of professional-quality musical theatre. Our past productions have a history of being smash hit shows, and consistently play to very good houses. We have a range of excellent sponsorship packages available. Why not take a look at what we do!" Contact: Robert Edmunds, Founder and Musical Director. Address: 49 Tyntyla Avenue, Ystrad, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF41 7SU. Tel.: 01443 439466. E-mail: robertstardreams@googlemail.com.
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Take 2 Theatre School is a South Yorkshire based theatre school offering children and young people the opportunity to gain confidence and develop their skills through performing arts. "Our groups are aged from 3 to 19 and we have workshops in dance, drama and musical theatre. We are seeking sponsors to help with the costs of putting on shows at the theatre, hiring costumes and musicians and the costs of publicity for the productions, eg posters, leaflets, T Shirts. We charge minimal fees to our members as we want everyone in the community to be able to afford to access our sessions; but this means there are few funds left to pay for the costs involved in putting on a show". Contact: Julie Cooper. Address: Take 2 Theatre School, 311 Sheffield Road, Birdwell, Barnsley S70 5TU. Tel.: 01226 744442. E-mail:
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The Talentz is a fresh and dynamic musical theatre company for four to twenty-one year olds, offering exceptional training in the performing arts. "We deliver weekly classes in acting, singing and dance, in addition to summer schools, holiday courses, masterclasses with current West End performers and full-scale musical productions - and we act as an agency for children and young performers. We encourage students to work together to learn about every aspect of musical theatre whilst developing their individual talent and exploring their own personality as a performer. Our experienced team of dedicated and inspiring industry professionals work to get the best from each student, and it is a testament to our teaching that many students go on to study at some of the country's leading drama schools. We would love help making our training affordable to everyone to help keep music live, and we would truly welcome the support of another company. We would love a sponsor for our fourth Edinburgh Festival - the largest arts festival in the world - run, which we have sold out the last three years and would really enjoy a collaboration. We are so proud of what we do and with a little help could do so much more. Please consider this totally passionate, family feel company. Thank you so much". Contact: Debbie King. Address: 62 Queens Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 9JU. Tel.: 07899998249. E-mail:
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Theatro Transcendental offers a fresh yet concurrently ancient technique, in which theatre as an art form is used in order to educate and alter human consciousness. Through the use of sound, rhythm, movement and visual imagery, Theatro Transcendental aims to awaken ancient memories, to reveal to the viewers things which they have collectively forgotten. "The themes of our productions rise from eastern and Greek philosophy, spiritual truths and traditions and modern psychology, while the performers operate as artistic examples of how we can practically utilise philosophical and psychological theories in our everyday lives. Our first production, The Room of Unlimited Possibilities, after a sold-out run in Cyprus (where we are based), proved that our endeavour could not only succeed as a piece of theatre, but that it is possible for theatre to go beyond entertainment to become a transformational experience about life and change. We participated at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011. We have a great deal to offer sponsors interested in advertising in both Edinburgh and Cyprus, including logo exposure in Cyprus’ third leading newspaper, Politis, as well as several Cypriot magazines. Our leaflets and posters will also be widely distributed in both countries, and your logo will be featured on all of our advertising material. Our website will display your logo, and a description of what your company offers, and this information will also be sent to our mailing list, which exceeds 1,000 members and grows daily. All interviews, including television, internet and radio related to the project will mention your contribution. We can also offer free workshops, performances and yoga classes to your company members, subject to the offer made, and whether or not this is practically possible for us. We will accept no more than three sponsors, in order for us to offer as much exposure as possible. Alternatively, in order to become our sole sponsors, the full amount we would require is £5,000, which would enable us to give your company maximum and far more exclusive exposure". Contact: Eleni Cosma. Address: 19 Eleonon Strovolos, PO Box 23535, Nicosia, Cyprus 1684. Tel.: +35799832370. E-mail:
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West End Kids is a unique centre of excellence based in London for young performers aged 10-18 who show exceptional talent and dedication in musical theatre and the performing arts. In turn, the company provides the "Kids" with challenging performance experiences via workshop style coaching. Since its creation in 2001, West End Kids has provided dedicated students with all the tools they need to progress into outstanding performers, with focus on singing, choreography, attitude, mental-toughness, work ethic and expectation. West End Kids is very proud of the fact that a very high proportion of its pupils have successfully applied to the performing arts school/college of their choice including the Brits School, Sylvia Young and Mountview. Furthermore when its students move into work professionally, there is no shock to the system as they have been working to the same standards for years. This makes the transition smooth for them and ensures they are a pleasure for directors to work with. Recently, a West End Kid, Holly-Anne Hull, won the Disney Channel's prestigious My Camp Rock competition. This was a great honour for both West End Kids and its Managing Director Martin Williams, who has provided personal vocal tuition to Holly-Anne for many years. Moreover, Holly-Anne displayed perfectly the standards that all West End Kids aspire to and indeed achieve. West End Kids is very active in using many forms of the media both for communication with its pupils and promotion of the company. Its website www.westendkids.co.uk receives 120,000 hits per year. West End Kids is also very active in Facebook and YouTube where it publicises its various activities and performances and as a consequence has a loyal following of thousands of fans throughout the world. The cost of running West End Kids is, not surprisingly, very expensive. In particular, London rehearsal venues are not cheap, therefore the company faces constant financial constraints. On the other hand the company is committed to providing professional advanced coaching to young performers with talent, regardless of financial circumstance. Faced with this persistent financial conundrum, West End Kids is looking for sponsorship of its rehearsal overheads so that it can continue to offer its current first class coaching programme to young musical theatre talent rather than restrict it merely to those who can afford it. West End Kids is confident that sponsors of the company will benefit from its growing national recognition via the ever-increasing demand for public performances, open workshops and media promotion. Indeed, this is a wonderful opportunity for a sponsor to gain excellent publicity, especially within the youth sector as West End Kids would be looking to promote the sponsor's name at all its events throughout the year. Over the last twelve months, the West End Kids brand was seen by in excess of 300,000 consumers. If such sponsorship fits in with your profile in this sector West End Kids would be delighted to discuss this matter. Contact: Mrs Julie-Ann Harris. Address: 36 Chestnut Avenue, Coney Hall, West Wickhem BR4 9ES. Tel.: 020 8123 2025. E-mail: julie.harris@westendkids.co.uk
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ATM/001 BELOW STAIRS MUSICAL (for cancer research)
Below Stairs, premièred in May 2002 in Chesham to excellent reviews. Emulating the Peter Pan/Great Ormond Street link, all stagings now generate money for Cancer Research UK, as a thankyou from the composer who kept sane by creating the show through successive major cancer surgery on the colon, liver and lung. The aim now is to mount a more ambitious production at a large theatre, with upfront sponsorship allowing all box office receipts to go to the charity. The resulting high-profile exposure, backed by professional-quality DVD and CD, will then stimulate the UK amdram circuit to put the show on, thus generating a stream of cash in the future for the charity. Below Stairs is a tuneful, feel-good musical set in 1914 at the outbreak of WW1, with a leading female role that surpasses Eliza Dolittle. The website www.BelowStairsShow.com gives full and updated details of the show's history, plot, rave reviews, cast demands and so on. Scores and libs are available for assessment hire. Videos of the first and fourth productions show how the musical has been polished, sound extracts being available at www.tunes.belowstairsshow.com. Among the show's fans are BBC newsreader Patrick Lunt, who augmented the chorus sound in the first production, and actor/writer Simon Williams (Major Bellamy in TV's Upstairs, Downstairs), who describes the show as fabulous. Sponsors of the proposed large-scale charity production will see their money doubled for cancer research, delight audiences with a feel-good show with memorable tunes and create a stimulus for other amateur operatic societies to stage the work to benefit charity. Contact: Alan Lewis. Address: 16 Battingswood Gardens, Naphill, High Wycombe HP14 4SR. Tel.: 01494 564512. E-mail: belowstairsshow@aol.com
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The ICA programme incorporates all aspects of visual art - design, digital art, photography - as well as theatre, live music, education, networking events, club nights and talks, managing not only to uphold distinctive identities for each genre but also reflecting the multi-disciplinary sensibility which characterises the organisation. There are many opportunities for corporate partners to support the ICA through sponsorship, from one-off events and bespoke projects, through to partnership on major exhibitions. The ICA prides itself on working very closely with its partners, tailoring packages to meet their objectives and budget. Contact: Development Department. Address: The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH. Tel.: 020 7766 1414. E-mail: lucy.attwood@ica.org.uk
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Sponsorship of the ICA provides opportunities for companies to:

     Align themselves with London's most cutting edge and diverse arts institution
     Access artists and the ICA's creative networks
     Access a diverse target market
     Support a renowned cultural institution thereby receiving substantial exposure and acknowledgement
     Market their brand with targeted publicity and press campaigns including national and international press
     Make use of the ICA building in unique ways
     Entertain clients and employees
     Evaluate projects


Robert Hylton Urban Classicism (RHUC) produce, perform and educate through hip hop, contemporary dance, music, theatre and film, to enrich people through shared culture, life long learning and new experience. RHUC's left of centre approach to hip hop, theatre, film and contemporary dance choreography has carved a company whose work is groundbreaking, accessible and thought-provoking. RHUC was born in 1999 from an idea of returning to a form of expression experienced by Robert Hylton. This, coupled with newly found techniques, direction and ongoing discipline, gave Robert a basis for Urban Classicism. Today RHUC is much more than that early vision of fusion that Robert held: it is a foundation for the future of the next generation whose hearts and dreams also reside within the realms of hip hop, contemporary dance, theatre, education and film. RHUC now boasts core staff, performers, technical staff and some twenty collaborators and followers, with supporters and clients from around the UK and the world. RHUC tours have included small to middle-scale theatres throughout the UK over its lifespan, with its reputation having spread as far afield as Australia, New Zealand, Bangkok, Indonesia, Taiwan, Belgium, Copenhagen, Cyprus, Holland, Italy, Mozambique, South Africa, Lithuania, Prague, Zagreb and Cuba. UK venues include the South Bank Centre, Robin Howard Theatre, The Place, Lilian Baylis - Sadlers Wells and LABAN. RHUC has drawn audiences and participants from all cultural backgrounds and age groups, its eclectic style attracting from the ages of eight to eighty years old. Past sponsors, commissioners and supporters include the South Bank Centre, the National Gallery, LABAN and Vestax Europe. "This young hip-hop artist uses a mix of forms to take dance to entertaining and dramatic new places", The Times, UK; "The six dancers swagger about both in formation and with solo turns, showcasing kicks, backspins and improbably angled headstands", The Guardian, UK; "The meeting of two dance cultures, with each successfully crossing the other's boundaries", The Jakarta Post, Indonesia. RHUC is seeking to engage with commercial partners in a manner that creates cultural, social, educational and financial opportunities. Contact: Sponsorship Department. Address: Office 3, The Cottages, Laban, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ. Tel.: +44 (0)20 7697 0834. E-mail: info@roberthylton.info.
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The Royal Centre offers the opportunity to sponsor productions at the Theatre Royal Nottingham. Productions can range from one to seven weeks in duration and cover a variety of art forms, including drama, comedy, dance, musicals and family shows. With such a broad spectrum of productions, the theatre is usually able to tailor its packages to meet sponsors' specific target market needs. Corporate and individual support plays a vital role in maintaining the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall's impressive reputation as the finest venues in the East Midlands region. "At the heart of all our sponsorship agreements are your business objectives. We will work with you to develop a successful, mutually rewarding and creative sponsorship package that deliver measurable results. Sponsorship opportunities could include      a whole season of productions    a specific show or performance most relevant to your customers    an education or community event    a classical concert or season    an area of the building    you may also consider an association through in-kind support. Further information on the forthcoming show programme and the cost of specific sponsorship opportunities is available. Contact: Sponsorship Department. Address: Royal Centre, Theatre Square, Nottingham NG1 5ND. Tel.: 0115-989-5505. Fax: 0115-989-5602. E-mail: sara.newnes@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
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