Meet four Theatremakers making multi-venue nationwide productions, large community performances and engaging with a huge variety of of communities from different backgrounds.
Join them as they discuss the opportunities to build relationships with venues through participation projects, how to use your skills as a theatre maker to serve specific communities, and the growing opportunities and appreciation for practitioners making world-class theatre in schools, libraries and community settings.
Ros Terry, National Theatre Public Arts: To mark the fifth anniversary of NT Public Arts, Ros Terry is producing a multi-venue production of The Odyssey in partnership with communities in Doncaster, Sunderland, Stoke-on-Trent, Trowbridge and London.
Alan Lane, Slung Low: Makers of large scale people's theatre work on stages, trains, castles, swimming pools, fishing boats and town centres. They run two Pay What You Can schemes and ran a non-means tested food bank during the pandemic.
Daniel Pearce, Geese Theatre: Creators of innovative projects and performances, working with diverse participants with multiple and complex needs, improving wellbeing, rehabilitation, and recovery. Using theatre to enable people in criminal justice and social welfare settings to make positive changes.
Phil McCormack, Donmar Warehouse - Develops new artists and future audiences through their renowned training programmes and activity with schools and communities. This includes: residencies; writing programmes; devising and performing projects for schools and colleges; free tickets; and work experience providing tangible routes into the industry.