Birmingham based writer & performer Francesca Millican-Slater, and Birmingham based artist & writer Demi Nandhra (both of whom are previous co-PILOTS, and have each tested out early ideas of their work with PILOT Nights) will be our last ever co-PILOTs. They invite you to board this specially chartered PILOT FLIGHTS for the final PILOT Night, as we cruise […]
About Jo Gleave
Jo Gleave is Co-Artistic Director of Tin Box, a Birmingham-based theatre company who collaboratively devise theatre which explores inventive uses of storytelling, visual theatre and site-specific performance. Tin Box were theatre-makers on the REP Foundry Programme 2013 and are part of the New Diorama Theatre’s emerging theatre companies scheme. Tin Box are also visiting lecturers at the University of Wolverhampton.
Previously Jo has worked in a variety of different creative roles including a production runner at the BBC and Participation Manager at Birmingham Opera Company. Alongside running Tin Box, Jo works part time as Marketing Manager of RoguePlay Theatre and is a member of the management committee for Big Brum Theatre in Education Company.
Entries by Jo Gleave
Back in 2020, somewhere in between a packed PILOT Night at Birmingham REP, and just before things got moving toward the next one that was set to take place at RSC that Summer, we all stepped back into our homes and shut the doors. It goes without saying that so much has changed between then […]
Hello out there to artists, audiences and venues. Wow, it’s been a long year, but the sun has been shining again, restrictions are lifting…and we’ve even heard that some artists out there have actually made it into rehearsal rooms together, which makes us very happy! But despite nuggets of good news, still, are you asking […]
LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT! On 11th February 2020, PILOT Nights returns to Birmingham Repertory Theatre, with Ali Belbin and Tyrone Huggins as co-PILOTs. We’re really excited to share with you our artist line up: Claire Bennett – Lists – The Inspirational Harvest of Trolleys The Hobo Assembly – Drift Tommaso Giacomin – SELF(ish) LOVE Pyn Stockman and Kate Luxmoore […]
On Tuesday 11th February 2020, PILOT Nights will land at Birmingham REP co-piloted by Alison Belbin and Tyrone Huggins. This is a chance for contemporary theatre makers to present up to 20 minutes of new, work-in-progress material, in front of a real live audience and industry peers. Artists will receive a small fee, professional photos […]
Line Up Announcement! On 29th May 2019 PILOT Nights will land at Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton! Demi Nandhra & Toni Lewis are your Co-Pilots for this edition, bringing back the 90’s with a quintessential pyjama party theme. We’re really excited to announce our line up: The Cave / Eline Hallem and John Sandall Fashion Spies / Quick Duck Theatre […]
We are delighted to announce the line-up for the next PILOT Night! Co-PILOTed by LYNNEBEC, the next PILOT Night will take place at mac Birmingham, Thursday 31st January 7.30pm. We are excited to welcome the following fantastic artists to perform their work-in-progress pieces The Name of the Game– Tarik Ross- Cameron The Meat Up– Matthew […]
This 2019 PILOT Nights will be revving up for another series of work in progress events. PILOT Nights are a chance for contemporary theatre-makers to present up to 20 minutes of new, work-in-progress material, in front of a real live audience and industry peers. The first PILOT Night will land at MAC Birmingham on 31 […]
We’re really excited to announce the beginning of our 2018-2020 programme and to welcome to new members to the PILOT Nights Team; Amahra Spence and Rochi Rampal. They’ll be joining existing pilots Jo Gleave and Pippa Frith to complete the core team and take the PILOT controls for the next two years. Amahra Spence is […]
Fierce PILOT Night Less that a week to go until the Fierce PILOT Night! The venue is limited capacity so we would strongly advise booking your tickets online here: http://wearefierce.org/events/pilot-nights/ It’s unlikely there will be any left on the door and we would hate to turn you away! Performance date: Monday 16th October, 7pm, Stan’s cafe venue @ […]