Rule 35: A new, provocative show about the British detention system: Sat 28 March, Z-arts

Rule 35 Saturday 28 March 2pm / 3.30pm / 5pm Z-arts Community Arts North West and the Boaz Trust invite you to Rule 35 – a new, provocative show taking you to the heart of the British detention system. Created and performed by refugee and asylum seeker women, many of whom have experienced detention. We […]

Community Arts North West presents ‘Our Choice Their Chance’

Community Arts North West presents Our Choice Their Chance Are you ready to choose or will you leave things to chance? 30 & 31 May 2014  Welcome to the Gallery of Choice – a space where we make the decisions that can affect the course of our lives… Do we give in to peer pressure or […]

Hannah Russell

Hannah is a Director of Odd Theatre Company. Founded in 2004 and based in Manchester, Odd Theatre is committed to working creatively with vulnerable and excluded groups for positive and realistic results. Odd Theatre manages and facilitates creative, issue based workshops within the Criminal Justice System and the community. Odd Theatre aims to empower and […]

Are you a refugee woman interested in theatre?

The Refugee Women’s Theatre Project is a new, women-led theatre project for women refugees & asylum seekers. Sessions will take place every Monday at the Central Methodist Hall from 21 January 2013 leading towards a high-profile performance during Refugee Week. The project is your chance to be creative, meet new people, create a new theatre […]

CAN seeks Music and Theatre Directors!

CAN  is currently recruiting for the following freelance positions: Music Director Theatre Director / Facilitator Please visit our Opportunities web page for further details and to download the application packs.

Kurdistan Arts and Culture

Kurdistan Art and Culture (KAC) are a highly ambitious group of Kurdish artists that include visual artists, musicians, dancers, writers and film makers. The musicians and dancers have performed several times at the Exodus Festival, Exodus Live and across the North West. Their films show an insight into Kurdish culture and have been highly received […]

Dora Cruz

Dora works professionally as an artist and workshop leader in dance, drama and music. She works with various community groups, universities, schools and organisations delivering workshops with the aim of exploring cultural diversity. As an artist She’s worked with CAN at Exodus Festival and more recently for Manchester Day Parade 2011 as a choreographer. She’s […]

Aidan Jolly

Artforms: Music, Multimedia, Performance, Digital Arts, Oral History, Community Plays Sectors: Any, with specialisms in Refugee and Migrant arts, Older People, Mental Health I am a musician, songwriter/composer and multimedia artist, taking inspiration from world wide cultural movements, and the history, identity and undocumented stories of particular communities and environments. I am involved in touring, […]

Magdalen Bartlett

Magdalen Bartlett is an experienced project manager, theatre director and freelance dance & drama practitioner who has worked for the past 15 years with children, young people and diverse communities. Over this time, Magdalen has gain extensive skills in engaging with participants to use the arts as a tool in various settings to improve health, […]

Cheryl Martin

Artforms: I can sing and teach improvisational vocal technique for people with lots to no experience. I’ve dramaturged plays as well, and frequently incorporate visual/film aspects in work. Sectors: LGBT [lesbian myself]; emerging artists; young people, esp. 16-30; older people and have done some prison workshops with youth and adults. I’m a theatre director who […]