20 Stories High in partnership with Arts Council England, North West; Octagon Theatre, Bolton; Contact Theatre, STUN (Sustained Theatre North West); Homotopia, DaDa Fest; Vital Xposure are running a series of conversations across the North West of England focusing on:
Developing a Theatre network to progress the Creative Case across the region;
Exploring a range of innovative work made and presented by artists from the North West
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Networking and developing partnerships between smaller and larger arts organisations based in the North West
The Creative Case sets out how diversity and equality can enrich the arts for artists, audiences and the wider society.
Creative Case Conversations – North West is a Theatre-sector led initiative building a greater understanding of the Creative Case and creating a visible and shared commitment to diverse programming; supporting existing and future networks and audience development initiatives.
The February programme will act as a catalyst for discussion, enabling representatives of the Theatre sector to have inspirational and open discussions and debate on the Creative Case for Diversity; to share, discuss and understand the Creative Case.
A series of 4 conversations, led by the theatre-sector, across the North West of England focusing on:
- Increasing understanding of the Creative Case amongst NPOs in the Theatre sector
- Stimulate discussions using innovative work made and presented by artists working in the North West to understand the relationship between creativity and diversity
- Inspire new networking and developing partnerships of organisations who are committed to the Creative Case and will work to effect change.
The first three conversations will be focused on pieces of work, both theatre and film, facilitated by artists from or who have close connections to the North West of England, bringing together a number of artists, Senior Managers and Board members of the main theatre NPO’s in the North West of England, namely:
Playhouse and Everyman Theatres, Liverpool
Royal Exchange, Manchester
Contact Theatre, Mancester
Theatre By The Lake, Keswick
Octagon Theatre, Bolton
The Coliseum, Oldham
The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster
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