Thursday 10th September 2015

Haunted Furnace project commences

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This October as part of TakeOverFest 2015, Heart of Glass in partnership with the World of Glass and Helena Housing will present Haunted Furnace.

Haunted Furnace, an interactive ghost walk will be devised, performed, and produced by a group of up to 30 young women from St.Helens working in collaboration with the internationally renowned Carnesky Productions – led by Marisa Carnesky. The work they create will be presented to the public in late October at the World of Glass.

Caroline Smith, of Heart of Glass, said: “The participants were really excited to find out about the project and hear from Marisa. They already have a range of skills and interests including performing, set creation, costume, stage and make up.

“We are delighted with the number and skill set of the group signed up so far and although all spaces are filled for the 13 – 14 age range, there are still a limited number of spaces left for females aged 15-18 to create this project.”

The project is directed by Carnesky Productions who are responsible for original interactive shows that work with themes of the funfair, magic illusions, horror and the bizarre. Marisa will be opening up her trunk of delights and sharing her tricks of the trade including theatrical devices, recipes for devising, and age-old stagecraft techniques.

This project is part of the Take Over Fest, a Heart of Glass initiative developed and directed by SCOTTEE for St. Helens. Supported by the Helena Housing Make it Happen project.  You can buy tickets for the upcoming shows by clicking here

Heart of Glass is now looking for more female participants (15-18 years) for this project. If you are interested e-mail or call 01744 623290

The deadline for registering is Wednesday 16 September 2015.