Multi-Award winning Leicester born Carol Leeming FRSA Poet Playwright and Artistic Director of Dare to Diva, is delighted and very honoured, to have been commissioned by Nikolai Foster Curve Artistic Director to write, and read a poem specially for the Curve Live! -Curve 10th Birthday Celebrations event for the people of Leicester,on Sunday August 26th 7pm at the theatre in Leicester.
Carol says, “I was humbled, and inspired to write a poem about a unique visionary building, the people who work there, the audiences and what I think is some of its impact, as well as importantly, how I felt about all those things. I am so very excited, and really grateful as I would have my biggest live and online audience ever ” Carol says she will also feature in a BBC Midlands Today TV broadcast 6.30pm Tuesday Sept 28th 2018 focusing on Curve 10th Birthday and its impact and legacy.
Carol Leeming, debuts her poem at the event, the title to be revealed exclusively, at the event, with Curve transformed into an epic in -the- round arena, for a huge seated audience of 1,500. Tickets were available free, as a lottery, on a first come serve basis, which resulted in 4,000 people applying- with all tickets being allocated very quickly. It is planned for the event to be live streamed also. The free tickets for the event was made possible by generous sponsorship of Hasting Direct.
This stellar one off free event , features hosts and performances from Lucie Jones (Ellie Woods Curves 2001 hit musical Legally Blonde) Jodie Prenger (who appeared at the theatre in Calamity Jane) along with Sam Bailey (X Factor) and a host of other stars and celebrities from TV & Stage, theatrical stars and friends of Curve performances, from many of the successful musical shows Curve has presented over the years.