11th August 2023
Our co-artistic director (and head of wellbeing) Gemma Paget has been granted funding by Northamptonshire Community Foundation to research, develop and deliver a series of workshops that utilise the open-heartedness of clowning to explore mental health and wellbeing issues with local community groups and performers. Gemma, who is also a trained and practicing drama-therapist, will also research and develop a toolbox to support creatives’ mental health and wellbeing during rehearsals, collaborative processes, performances and tours.
Find our more about Northamptonshire Community Foundation here.
9th August 2023
Our co-artistic director (and head of project development) Sean McGrath was over the moon today to receive his full membership for The Writers’ Guild of Great Britian. The WGGB is the union that represents professional writers in TV, film, theatre, radio, books, comedy, poetry, animation and videogames.
Find out more about the WGGB here.
7th August 2023
It was a pleasure to deliver ‘Behind Closed Doors’, our Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control awareness raising play, for the 5th year medical students at The University of Cambridge’s School of Clinical Medicine. The play formed part of the students’ awareness day on Violence as a Public Health Problem, which saw us deliver alongside Cambridge Women’s Aid and Dr Adrian Boyle.
4th August 2023
Our co-artistic directors Gemma and Sean met up with NYC based Narrative 4’s Director of Global Programs, Lee Keylock, today to talk about plans for our pilot Story-Exchange project in UK schools. The pilot project will see us work with a number of UK schools throughout 2023 and 2024, to train staff to deliver Narrative 4’s empathy and community building story exchanges.
Find out more about Narrative 4 here.