Behind the scenes at Curve Leicester – exclusive backstage photos as the venue prepares for West Side Story
All of this week, WhatsOnStage has been edited by Curve Leicester's Chris Stafford and Nikolai Foster – now readers get a look behind the scenes at the venue
In Leicester, photographer Ellie Kurttz has been exploring the Curve theatre, snapping pictures from the venue as it gears up to open West Side Story in its main auditorium.
The photo series forms part of this week's guest editorial content provided by the venue's senior leadership team duo – Nikolai Foster and Chris Stafford.
The photos go backstage during the show's get-in, as well as behind-the-scenes across the departments inside the Leicestershire theatre.
West Side Story opens on 23 November in previews, and stars Adriana Ivelisse and Jamie Muscato. It is directed by Nikolai Foster, with new choreography by Ellen Kane.