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Little Earthquake and Black Country Touring nurturing the theatre makers of tomorrow

NRTF members Little Earthquake and Black Country Touring have been working with pupils from five Black Country primary schools in a groundbreaking new Young Producers programme:

The Boy Who Became A Beetle is being made with 100 Young Producers from five primary schools across the Black Country. They are involved in every element of the theatre-making process: from choosing the show idea and developing the story, through to recruiting the professional cast and creative team, contributing ideas for the design and music, and, finally, to hosting and promoting a performance in each of their own schools as part of its initial tour.

This unique flagship project is being led by Walsall-based theatre company Little Earthquake in partnership with Black Country Touring, and has been generously supported by Arts Connect, the Arena Theatre and Arts Council England.

The production will be on tour from 18th June. For more information on the project, please click here to visit the Young Producers dedicated website. If you have any questions about the event, the project or the production, please contact Natalie Kidman at Black Country Touring.

You can watch the trailer here: