‘If you want to see the future of British theatre now, then Coney is one of the companies to watch…’
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
‘Artists such as Coney are where the real potential of immersive theatre lies…it demonstrates a tangibly different offering to ‘traditional’ fourth wall.’
Duncan Gates, Exeunt Magazine
Welcome to Coney. We are interactive theatre makers – creating games, adventures and play where people can choose to take a meaningful part. Our work takes place anywhere that people gather; in theatres, schools, museums, on the streets and online and always follows the principles of adventure, curiosity, and loveliness.
Led by Coney HQ – a dynamic team of four, we power projects made by bespoke teams of makers assembled from a wider network. We’re supported by a band of 12 associates who are leaders in their field, and feed the overall company manifesto. If you are interested in making play with us, then you are welcome to join the Network.
After premiering with Camden Peoples Theatre last year, REMOTE is on the move. We’re be landing in towns across England from September to November. Click here for the full tour dates, and join us in imagining the future.
The Droves is in development, placing young people aged 7-11 as the creative leads and made for an adult audience. After The Droves Festival, our Young Company is gearing up to take the reins of their own immersive, site-responsive production.
Tassos has been taking a road trip to build A Game of Legacy with jedi master of play Bernie De Koven as he nears the end of his life. Our Kickstarter campaign is in full swing to support the devising and delivery of this game, and to build a community around Bernie’s playful legacy.
We The People (of this place) is landing in communities across the country. It’s a gameshow about the times we’re living in and the habits we need to cultivate to make a better difference – a quiz about the radical act of community, with questions set by the people of the community and prizes to be won. We’ve already been challenged and surprised by the local secrets of The People of Folkestone East & West and The People of Liverpool, and we’ll be finding communality in communities nationwide.
Act. Don’t Act has been devised with commissioners C Space in partnership with Porter Novelli to embody issues and uncertainties about the future from consumer research, to provoke discussion for a group of brands and consumers. The Just Drive experience will be returning in October.
Our Local Agency has been running secretive adventures in Northumberland for The Hexham Project in partnership with Northern Stage. Stay tuned for where we’ll be fostering the principles of adventure, curiosity and loveliness next.
Presenting YOUR CONNECTION IS NOT PRIVATE – a project with Free Word and Camden People’s Theatre. Following the passing of the Snoopers Charter, you are invited to play an immersive game of surveillance. Join us as we enter a post privacy world…
We’ve kicked off our Network Exchanges. An Exchange is a workshop where everyone is present to play and exchange pieces of practice, and is a wonderful playground for developing games and ideas. If you’re an artist or maker and like the sound of this, we invite you to join the Network of Coney and connect with likeminded, lovely people.
And discover what we’re up to every week by reading our blog. From tour date announcements to musings over amoebic friendship simulators, introductions of new Coney projects to insights into research and development, we want to bring you with us on the journey. And to find out more about our full Programme for 2017, click here.
There’s still playfully secret operations which we can’t tell you much about, not here...
Whoever you are, wherever you be, if you’re curious then you can always find out more by knocking with your questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.