Projects

Shoreditch Town Hall

Sitting at the heart of one of the most vibrant areas of London, adjacent to Hoxton Square and just minutes from Liverpool Street, Shoreditch Town Hall is a magnificent Grade II landmark building managed by Shoreditch Town Hall Trust.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £150,000 to support the Shoreditch Town Hall establishing itself as a reference arts venue that delivers ground-breaking work and has significant impact in improving wellbeing for the local community.

Streetwise Opera

Streetwise Opera is an award-winning charity that uses music to help people make positive changes in their lives. Working with people who have experienced homelessness and other members of the community, it runs workshop programmes across England and stages critically-acclaimed operas.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £28,000 towards the initial stage in the development of an arts and homelessness international network, including an exchange between practitioners in the UK and Brazil ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympiad.

The Stephen Spender Trust

The Stephen Spender Trust was established in 1997 to honour Stephen Spender’s achievements as poet and translator of poetry, and as champion of the rights of creative artists and writers to free expression.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £14,000 towards developing and running the pilot of a training programme for translators-facilitators, and creating an online resource to support translators and teachers working in linguistically and culturally diverse UK schools.

A further £8,000 was granted to enable the Translators in Schools programme to multiply the originally intended number of graduates and greatly maximise its impact by supporting additional places for a particularly strong pool of candidates from the original cohort.

Theatre Royal Stratford East

The Theatre Royal Stratford East is a theatre in Startford in the London borough of Newham.  Since 1953, it has been the home of the Theatre Workshop company.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £47,000 to cover the international element of the Home Theatre Festival UK including a seminar to share learning from a range of models developed to address a variety of social issues across different cultures.

Theatre Royal Stratford East

The Theatre Royal Stratford East is a theatre in Stratford in the London borough of Newham.  Since 1953, it has been the home of the Theatre Workshop company.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £3,000 towards the participation of two international delegates in the 2014 Home Theatre Festival, in Rio de Janeiro, to exchange practice and develop connections ahead of a wider international international event to take place in London later in the year.

Free Word

Free Word is an international organisation dedicated to literature, literacy and free expression.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £17,000 for a one-day event of presentations and workshops with practitioners, artist facilitators and key influencers on Creative Multilingualism, to share learning and identify how to further develop this sector and become better networked.

King’s College London

King’s College London is a public research university located in London.

The Gulbenkian Foundation put forward £19,000 for a programme to consolidate the current assortment of individuals and organisations carrying out high quality projects and research in the area of Creative Multilingualism into a joined up sector, contributing to the legacy of the Foundation’s literature in translation strand of work.

Graeae Theatre Company

Graeae Theatre Company is a force for change in world-class theatre, breaking down barriers, challenging preconceptions and boldly placing disabled artists centre stage.  Graeae champions accessibility and provides a platform for new generations of Deaf and disabled talent through the creation of trail-blazing theatre, at home and internationally.

Graeae Theatre Company is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Graeae Theatre Company received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

Walled City Music

Walled City Music was founded as Walled City Music Festival in 2008 by its Artistic Directors Dr Cathal Breslin and Dr Sabrina Hu, with the aim of bringing outstanding classical music making to the heart of cultural life in Derry, Northern Ireland.

Walled City Music is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Walled City Music received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

North Music Trust

Sage Gateshead is an international home for music and musical discovery, bringing about a wide-spread and long term enrichment of the musical life of the North East of England.  Sage Gateshead and all aspects of its work regionally, nationally and internationally are managed and programmed by North Music Trust.

Sage Gateshead is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Sage Gateshead received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

 

 

A Moment’s Peace Theatre Company (AMP)

A Moment’s Peace Theatre Company is a Glasgow based theatre company dedicated to making innovative new theatre and working with diverse community groups to create high quality artistic work that explores marginalised narratives.

A Moment’s Peace Theatre Company is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

A Moment’s Peace Theatre Company received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

Geraldine Pilgrim Company

Geraldine Pilgrim works across theatre and the visual arts and is known for her evocative installations and site-specific performances which create a contemporary dialogue with occupied and deserted historic houses and buildings.

Working with the history – imagined and real – of a space, she specialises in creating installations and performances in unusual buildings and landscapes. She responds to the architecture of the site for inspiration and narrative to reveal the memories and atmospheres that have built up over the years.

Geraldine Pilgrim is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Geraldine Pilgrim received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

The Arches

The Arches has become one of Europe’s leading cultural venues, playing host to some of Britain’s biggest club nights and eclectic range of gigs, as well as exciting new theatre and visual art exhibitions.

The Arches is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

The Arches received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

Cardboard Citizens

Cardboard Citizens has been making life-changing theatre with and for homeless people for 25 years.

Cardboard Citizens is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Cardboard Citizens received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

Synergy Theatre Project

Synergy Theatre Project works towards rehabilitation and resettlement with prisoners, ex-prisoners and young people at risk of offending through theatre whilst placing the wider issues surrounding criminal justice in the public arena.

Synergy Theatre Project is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Synergy Theatre Project received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

National Theatre of Scotland

The National Theatre of Scotland was established in 2006 and has created over 200 productions. Being a theatre without walls and building-free, the Company presents a wide variety of work that ranges from large-scale productions to projects tailored to the smallest performing spaces. In addition to conventional theatres, the Company has performed in airports, schools, tower blocks, community halls, ferries and forests.

The National Theatre of Scotland is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

The National Theatre of Scotland received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

Royal Court Theatre (English Stage Company)

The Royal Court Theatre is Britain’s leading national company dedicated to new work by innovative writers from the UK and around the world.  It is the leading force in the world for energetically cultivating writers – undiscovered, emerging and established.

The Royal Court Theatre is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

The Royal Court Theatre received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

Contact (Manchester Young People’s Theatre Ltd)

Contact Theatre is a charity based in Manchester with young people at the heart of everything it does. It puts on a diverse artistic programme, which provides opportunities for the next generation of creative leaders, artists and audiences.

Contact is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Contact Theatre received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

Artangel

For over 30 years, and since 1991 under the direction Michael Morris and James Lingwood, Artangel has produced art in unexpected places in our London home, across the UK and around the world.

Artangel is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Artangel received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

Entelechy Arts Limited

Entelechy Arts Ltd is a participatory arts company based in south east London.  Entelechy works with people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to produce high quality theatre, music, dance and video events and performances.

Entelechy is part of Sharing The Stage’s consortia of 14 organisations which conducts research and development of participatory performing arts models that push organisational and practice boundaries, to establish the core of a community of learning initiated by the Foundation.

Entelechy received £20,000 from the Foundation for this work.

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