In this section you can find out about some of the highlights from CAN’s extensive portfolio of participatory projects and events.
In 2020, CAN developed CAN Do Creatives - training for 18 artists and creatives to support their employability, career development and to help them grow more resilient creative businesses.
In 2018 - 2019, CAN supported the leading Iranian composer and maestro of the tanbour, Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble.
Following the success of their earlier programme, Amani Creatives developed a second programme, Amani Stages, enabling them to engage with venues and festivals locally and nationally to further develop their profile and exposure for participating artists.
CAN's Artist-in-Residence during 2017 - 2018 was the Iranian Writer, Director and Performer, Fereshteh Mozaffari.
During 2017 - 2018, CAN supported the multi-disciplinary Iranian artist Mahboobeh Rajabi to develop her partnerships with venues and arts organisations.
Members of the Petrus Community presented an eclectic mix of short films, spoken word and live music at Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival at Touchstones Rochdale.
CAN supported the African-led arts organisation, Amani Creatives, over the course of several years through our Artists-in-Residence programme.
In 2019, CAN Young Actors@HOME created The Dream Collector, an ensemble piece of theatre, together with writer David Cuong Nguyen.
We are the Generation Rising. We are future leaders. We want to take you on a journey and show you what a future could look like.
One More Push was a solo show written and performed by Fereshteh Mozaffari and dramatised by Rani Moorthy.
Taking inspiration from Macbeth, one of William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, CAN Young Actors@HOME set a contemporary narrative against the play’s classic themes.