Author: Mike Pony

Seeking individuals passionate about performance to join an experimental liveart workshop and performance!

2 Pigs Under 1 Umbrella Workshop + Performance: Manchester Seeking individuals passionate about live art, performance, drag, club performance or similar to join an experimental three-day liveart for clubs workshop and performance! 2 Pigs Under 1 Umbrella (2PU1U) host a three-day workshop on developing liveart club performances hosted by Berivan Sayici and Luis Javier Murillo […]

Submerge Are Seeking A Festival Producer To Help Run Our 2022 Festival!

Are You Our Next Festival Producer? Submerge are seeking a Festival Producer to deliver our 2022 edition! Submerge are looking for a Festival Producer to lead on the delivery of Submerge Festival 2022. This is an exciting opportunity to help bring the festival to arts venues and sites across Manchester. The Festival Producer will be […]

Submerge Festival Launches in Manchester with Audiovisual Commission

Submerge Festival Launches in Manchester with audiovisual commission All Things Equal event in March calls for gender equality in music with Brighter Sound, launching debut Submerge Festival in the North. Submerge have confirmed the launch of their first festival in Manchester this March, commencing with All Things Equal, a major new event co-produced with creative […]

Could You Be Our Next Assistant Producer Through The Kickstart Scheme?

Could You Be Our Assistant Producer? We’re seeking an Assistant Producer to help produce Submerge Festival! Submerge are looking for an Assistant Producer to join our team via the Kickstart Scheme; a 6 month paid job with a local employer, funded by the Government. It provides a fully-funded job opportunity for young people to gain […]

Submerge at Lightwaves 2021

Video: Submerge at Lightwaves 2021 Robot swans and live music from Anil Sebastian at Salford Quays In December 2021 Lightwaves transformed Salford Quays for a spellbinding 10 days – transforming the outdoor spaces with a trail of illuminated works of art. In partnership with Goethe Institut, Submerge brought German artists Loomaland to the festival with […]

Work with Urban Projections

Work with Urban Projections Submerge and Brighter Sound are looking for 4 creative women (inclusive) from the North of England to support the creation of a new audiovisual installation! This year Submerge have been working with Brighter Sound and artist Rebecca Smith (Urban Projections) to develop a large-scale, volumetric, audiovisual laser installation. As part of […]

Loomaland Cygnus (UK Premiere)

Cygnus – Loomaland The UK premiere of Cygnus at Lightwaves Festival, with Submerge commissioned soundtrack by Anil Sebastian Installation Dates: 3rd – 12th December 2021 Live performance Swan Songs: Friday 3rd Dec 2021 Time: 17:00 – 22:00 GMT Price: Free Presented in partnership with Quays Culture and supported by Goethe-Institut London. Submerge and Quays Culture […]

Submerge Join Imagining Futures

Submerge Join Imagining Futures A future focussed peer network and European co-commission experiment At a moment of continued uncertainty, EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture) brings together independent performance festivals from across the UK and mainland Europe and invites them to rip up the festival rule book as they explore what the future of […]

Oil Forming Rainbows

Oil Forming Rainbows GÉRALD & The Manchester Hot Bodies Choir release their first single on Les Disques Du Lobby In January 2021 Submerge and artist Gérald Kurdian invited queer activists from Greater Manchester to take part in a unique online version of the HOT BODIES CHOIR project. Over seven weekly workshops via zoom, the participants […]

Anil Sebastian – Swan Songs

Swan Songs – Anil Sebastian Join us for the preview of a new suite of music commissioned by Submerge; Swan Songs by Anil Sebastian Date: Fri, 26 March 2021 Time: 20:00 – 21:00 GMT Price: Free Book Tickets  Join us for an online preview of Swan Songs (Preview), a new suite of tracks composed and performed by […]