Gazebo Theatre Company

Gazebo has been providing a diverse range of innovative, powerful theatre and arts programmes for 34 years.

The company seeks to find and develop new ways to engage with and explore important issues and subject areas.

Programmes include original professional theatre, short films, workshops, community arts and young people’s participatory theatre projects.

 

Gazebo also work in partnership with Wolverhampton City Council to manage Bilston Town Hall, enabling a range of arts, heritage and community activities to take place there, including site specific theatre productions.

The company believe the secret of their success in the Black Country is their ability to respond to local need and demand and our ongoing commitment to working in partnership with others - whether this be working together on the development of a project, contributing to local networks or supporting local artists, groups and organisations.

Gazebo is committed to equality of access to the arts, promoting community cohesion at all levels, and reflecting the cultural landscape of the Black Country and the diversity of the people that reside, visit or work there.

 

Who are Gazebo? 

  Pamela Cole-Hudson
Pamela Cole-Hudson is Strategic Director of Gazebo, where she has worked for the past 11 years. Pamela has written, directed, produced and performed in a number of theatre, theatre in education productions and short films, including “Rivers to Cross”, “Sweet Tooth”, "Jamaica 50" and the forthcoming “The Sistren” which she is appearing in on national tour in the Autumn and next Spring.  Prior to her role with Gazebo, Pamela worked as an actress, freelance arts worker and established a Youth Theatre in her local area.
  Oraine Johnson
Oraine graduated in acting in 2008 and has since worked on various T.V spots, one being along side Kelly Brook for MTV. As well as screen acting he has acted in works from Shakespeare, Sarah Kane to John Steinbeck.  Oraine also works in the music industry with various major label artists. This has afforded him the opportunity to perform his own material at London's O2 arena, live fest. London's biggest indoor musical festival. 
  Daniel Holden
Daniel has worked with a diverse range of companies in both theatre and independent film: from Clwyd Theatr Cymru, through Volcano Theatre to long established local companies such as Gazebo Theatre, with whom Daniel has worked extensively. Now settling in the Black Country, in the near future he will be working with Blue Orange Theatre in Birmingham as well as reprising his role in the Black Country Touring / Birmingham Rep production 'Eat'.

 


 

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