CAN Do Creatives

  Are you an artist who needs support to build a successful career in the UK? CAN is offering FREE training for unemployed creatives and community leaders who use the arts to empower their communities. CAN DO Creatives will support you with: Employability: CV and profile development, how to present yourself and your ideas. Setting […]

CAN Do Creatives – and they’re off!

CAN is an expert in artist development, especially for new migrant artists, and those under-represented in the creative sector.  We launched our new CAN DO Creatives course on Tuesday 22 September 2020. The course provides targeted training for 21 artists and creatives from a range of artistic disciplines and backgrounds. The programme has the options […]

Alice in Leigh – December 2016

Alice in Leigh was an original and eccentric adaptation of the Alice in Wonderland story which featured a multi-lingual caterpillar, international dance routines, exciting instrumental and electronic arrangements complete with vocals and beat boxing which was enthusiastically received by parents, carers and audience members. All were enthused and amazed at the talent and confidence of […]

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 […]

CAN Young Artists @ HOME 2015-16

Between November 2015 and March 2016, three venues across the UK, including Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Young Vic in London and HOME in Manchester hosted a unique theatre production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, as part of the World Stages Festival which was originally set up as part of the Cultural Olympiad in 2012. As well as hosting the show, all three venues […]

Kámoši Juniors

We are delivering a wonderful new performing arts programme, bringing together a dynamic new partnership between Wigan Music Service, EMAS (Ethnic Minority Achievement Service), three local primary schools, the families of the Kámoši Junior group and CAN. Kámoši Junior Group (Kámoši means ‘friends’ in Slovak) supports the needs of children aged 5 to 11 of Roma […]

Citizen Change

Each year, young people from Wigan’s Kámoši and the Manchester programme get a chance to work together to perform as part of the Truth about Youth Festival at the Royal Exchange Theatre. In November 2013, young women from Kámoši and a small group from Manchester worked over six weeks to produce Citizen Change, a lyrical manifesto, […]

Manchester programme

Hear Me Now,  part of CAN’s 3-year Manchester youth arts programme, successfully created ground-breaking and original performance work that set a standard for high quality productions with young people new to the arts. CAN worked with high-end professional artists to make this a positive experience where young people had access to return to reach their […]

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 […]

Kamosi coverage on Gypsy Chronicles

KÁMOŠI has had another fantastic mention on  The Gypsy Chronicles website this week. Read it here