As England is in lockdown, live performances and classes cannot go ahead in the building at this time, and the venue is temporarily closed to the public.
We are offstage, but not offline. All the world wide web's a stage! Youth Theatre and Youth Dance sessions have moved to Zoom; classes have started but there’s still time to join the remainder of the term, email the box office at email@example.com for further details. Adult classes such as our popular Monday Movers and Dance Fitness sessions are now taking place online, see our What's On page for details on signing up!
The Friends of Darlington Civic Theatre support their local theatre as well as enjoying a host of benefits such as advance information and priority booking, ticket discounts, and social events including meet-and-greet opportunities with the stars. Soon to be named The Friends of the Hippodrome to reflect the theatre's return to a version of its original name, the group looks forward to continuing this relationship in the new and improved venue. In this blog post, Secretary Rodney Burges tells us why he decided to name a seat at the Hippodrome.
Tony Winward is part of the A Tale of Two Cities ensemble, playing a member of the Jury, Mob, a Victim and the Priest in Darlington Civic Theatre's production. He tells us about his experiences on the show so far.
Since the beginning of September, Millie Hall has been rehearsing as part of the Ensemble for our community production of A Tale of Two Cities, which takes place on 19 and 20 November at Central Hall. She tells us about her experience so far.
Introducing Kane Husbands, associate director of our community production of A Tale of Two Cities, which takes place in November at Central Hall, Darlington, where Charles Dickens himself read in 1858.
The extravagant set and costume designs for a community cast production of the Charles Dickens classic A Tale of Two Cities were revealed at a recent meeting held at Hummersknott Academy in Darlington.
Darlington Civic Theatre is looking for volunteers to assist with the creation of costumes for the forthcoming community production of A Tale of Two Cities, which will be performed in the Dolphin Centre’s Central Hall in November.
On Tuesday last week, the Civic Theatre team (now based at Hippodrome HQ on the Horsemarket) was lucky enough to be given a tour of the Hippodrome site by Sean McNicholas, Operations Manager for Willmott Dixon. The construction company are also running these tours for members of the public. Indeed the first tours proved so popular they were fully booked within a week – so watch this space for news of more!