The Dream Collector

The Dream Collector is a performance created by David Cuong Nguyen and CAN Young Artists (CYA@HOME). In a world where young people face uncertainties and future dreams hang in the balance, CYA@HOME offer a guiding light in this tale of friendship, solidarity and bold determination. The Queen of Dreams has sharp eyes She sees a dream that’s there […]

The Dream Collector

The Dream Collector was a performance held at HOME on Saturday 13th April 2019, created by David Cuong Nguyen and CAN Young Artists (CYA@HOME). In a world where young people face uncertainties and future dreams hang in the balance, CYA@HOME offered a guiding light in this tale of friendship, solidarity and bold determination. The Queen of […]

RO:BOTS

RO:BOTS RO:BOTS was an immersive, promenade performance created by the Kámoši Juniors Performing Arts Club. The event took audiences on a journey to the year 2079, the era of the Robots. For years RO:BOTS have entertained and served us, protected and cared for us; RO:BOTS and humans have lived in harmony. But recently things have changed […]

One More Push

One More Push @ HOME and New Adelphi Theatre One More Push was a solo show written and performed by Fereshteh Mozaffari, and dramatised by Rani Moorthy. In this piece, Fereshteh used her experience of life in the UK, to grapple with the challenges and joys of life in exile. Using storytelling and dance, she lead the audience on […]

All Because of Love

CAN are proud to be supporting internationally acclaimed Musician-Composer, Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble as part of our Talent Development Scheme in 2019. We are delighted that Seyed Ali Jaberi has been successful in securing Arts Council funding for a national tour of All Because of Love; a music production, combining hauntingly beautiful […]

CAN at the REACT Festival in Bristol

CAN at the REACT Festival in Bristol Monday 26 March to Thursday 29 March 2018 at the actacentre in Bristol. https://www.acta-bristol.com/festival/theatre-companies/ CAN was delighted to share two solo theatre pieces made by international theatre-makers, Fereshteh Mozaffari and Mahboobeh Rajabi as part of the REACT Festival. These pieces, One More Push and Dancing the Lash, explored Iranian women’s […]

Hidden Tales

Hidden Tales; Untold Stories from Rochdale’s Petrus Community Watch the films and experience Hidden Tales online, here: http://hiddenrochdale.co.uk/ In October 2018 Hidden Tales arts trail revealed eight personal and inspiring stories of change and survival. The unmissable artworks, which were on display in public spaces around the town centre, each featured a poem, a portrait and a QR code, […]

Amani Creatives

  Amani Creatives is a dynamic collective of professional and emerging African musicians. CAN is currently partnering with Amani Creatives to provide mentoring support for their Amani Stages programme; a professional platform of bespoke contemporary African arts and cultural stages, to be held at events and festivals throughout the North West during summer 2018. This […]

CAN Young Artists (CYA) prepares for HOME!

CYA (CAN Young Artists) are a new theatre group comprised of young people aged 12 -18. Since November, they have been working every Thursday on the Macbeth themes of prophecy , status and power for a new production “What’s Done, Is Done”, that will be performed at HOME, Manchester’s new arts venue on 19th March […]

Nikki Mailer

Hello I’m Nikki, I work as community theatre artist in the UK and internationally with children, adults and young people. I have worked in many different spaces from the streets, prisons, theatres, schools with a wide range of groups. I believe in collaborative work and developing projects that are shaped by the people and the […]