Almost two years ago we were in the midst of our #savebruiser campaign. In the face of the news that we would not be included in the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s 2018/19 Annual Funding Programme, we were forced with the very real possibility of closure. It has been a challenging time for Bruiser but we are continuing to focus on creating accessible work with a trademark ensemble style that has made us the region’s leading physical theatre company.
We have taken a much needed deep breath and regrouped. Now, Bruiser continues to deliver high quality theatre experiences that excite, stimulate, and inspire. Our remount of The 39 Steps was met with roaring reviews leaving audience members “Spellbound”.
We have completed a host of exciting new projects including a partnership with Queen’s University Belfast’s drama students where we ran a production of The Trial at the Brian Friel Theatre. Our annual youth programmes A Day with Bruiser and The Arts Academy continue to be popular with young actors. We a