Foco Novo

March 24, 2010 UFHweb 0

Company name: Foco Novo Founders: David Aukin, Bernard Pomerance, Roland Rees Established: 1971 Reason: To present Bernard Pomerance’s Foco Novo 1972 Current status: Disbanded 1989 when their Arts Council funding ended Area of Work: New Writing with a particular focus on developing Black British writing amongst others Policy: Small and middle-scale touring and London. Playing Miners Halls through the auspices of the National Union of Minerworkers, new writing by first time writers as well as new plays by experienced writers, touring Arts Centres and Regional Theatres throughout UK, and to Mickery Theatre, Amsterdam. Also, middle to large scale tours of Brecht plays. New Black writing was encouraged. After […]