COMMON: GROUND - PAST EVENTS

 
 
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COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN EDINBURGH

DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE TRAVERSE THEATRE

THURSDAY 8TH NOVEMBER, 5.30PM - 8.30PM
TRAVERSE THEATRE

TICKETS: FREE

We are partnering with the Traverse Theatre to deliver an event from our COMMON: GROUND series, exclusively aimed at artists living and working in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas who self-identify as working-class.

This COMMON: GROUND event will offer a platform for working-class artists to share the barriers to career progression that they face when building careers in theatre in this region, and provide an opportunity for artists to offer their suggestions of positive actions and interventions which could be created to help overcome them.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities.

 
 
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COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN GLASGOW

DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE TRON THEATRE

thursday 1st november, 7pm - 9.30pm
tron theatre

TICKETS: FREE

We are partnering with the Tron Theatre to deliver an event from our COMMON: GROUND series, exclusively aimed at artists living and working in Glasgow who self-identify as working-class.

This COMMON: GROUND event will offer a platform for working-class artists to share the barriers to career progression that they face when building careers in theatre in this region, and provide an opportunity for artists to offer their suggestions of positive actions and interventions which could be created to help overcome them.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities/illness.

 
 
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STAGE DIRECTORS’ UK & COMMON

COMMON: GROUND - career progression as a working-class theatre director

DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STAGE DIRECTOR’S UK

TUESDAY 30th october, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
the dominion theatre

TICKETS: FREE

SDUK are proud to work in partnership with COMMON to address socio-economic inequality amongst opportunities and access for UK theatre directors, finding positive actions and interventions that will enable us to achieve greater class diversity.

This COMMON: GROUND event is exclusively aimed at stage directors who self-identify as working-class, and will offer a platform for directors to share the barriers to career progression that they face when building careers in theatre.

This research will then act as the foundation for COMMON and SDUK to begin developing positive actions and interventions, which will be shared with the wider theatre industry and help move towards eradicating the barriers faced by working-class directors across the sector.

The COMMON: GROUND event is free and open to both members and non-members of SDUK who self-identify as working-class.

 
 
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COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN NOTTINGHAM AND THE EAST MIDLANDS

DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE

TUESDAY 9TH OCTOBER, 5.30PM - 8.30PM
NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE

TICKETS: FREE

We are partnering with Nottingham Playhouse to deliver an event from our COMMON: GROUND series, exclusively aimed at artists living and working in Nottingham and the East Midlands who self-identify as working-class.

This COMMON: GROUND event will offer a platform for working-class artists to share the barriers to career progression that they face when building careers in theatre in this region, and provide an opportunity for artists to offer their suggestions of positive actions and interventions which could be created to help overcome them.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities/illness.

 
 
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NETWORKING EVENT FOR WORKING-CLASS ARTISTS AT THE 2018 EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL

DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FRINGE CENTRAL AND THE PLEASANCE THEATRE

TUESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2018: 5PM - 7PM
FRINGE CENTRAL

TICKETS: FREE

COMMON are working in partnership with Fringe Central and The Pleasance Theatre to host a networking event during the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, exclusively for artists who self-identify as working-class.

The networking event will offer a platform for working-class artists to find new collaborators, seek creatives to work on upcoming projects, share ideas for new work, and to simply have the opportunity to meet artists from similar backgrounds.

This event is open to all working-class artists across all disciplines in theatre, whether you are staging or seeing work at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival The event is also wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly, and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities or illness.

 
 
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COMMON: GROUND - Barriers to Staging Work at the Edinburgh Fringe FESTIVAL as a Working-Class Artist

DELIVERED in partnership with FRINGE CENTRAL AND THE PLEASANCE THEATRE

THURSDAY 16th AUGUST 2018: 11am - 12.30pm
FRINGE CENTRAL

TICKETS: FREE

We are working in partnership with Fringe Central and The Pleasance Theatre to deliver an event from our COMMON: GROUND series during the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, exclusively aimed at artists who self-identify as working-class.

This COMMON: GROUND event will offer a platform for working-class artists who are staging or seeing work at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival to share the barriers they face when bringing work to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, specifically related to their class status.

It will also be an opportunity for artists to offer suggestions of initiatives and opportunities which could be created to help overcome them.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly, and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities or illness.

 
 

COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN NEWCASTLE

DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NORTHERN STAGE, LIVE THEATRE AND ALPHABETTI THEATRE

TUESDAY 24TH JULY 2018: 6.30PM - 9PM
ALPHABETTI THEATRE

TICKETS: FREE

We are partnering with Northern Stage, Live Theatre and Alphabetti Theatre to deliver a COMMON GROUND discussion exclusively aimed at artists based in Newcastle who self-identify as working-class.

This COMMON GROUND event will offer a platform for working-class artists living/working in Newcastle and the surrounding areas to share the barriers to career progression that they face when building careers in theatre in this region, and provide an opportunity for artists to offer suggestions of initiatives and opportunities which could be created to help overcome them.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities.

 
 
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COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN OLDHAM

DElivered in partnership with OLDHAM COLISEUM

THURSDAY 28th june 2018: 5.30pm - 8pm
OLDHAM COLISEUM

TICKETS: FREE

We are working with Oldham Coliseum to deliver a COMMON: GROUND discussion exclusively aimed at artists based in Oldham and the surrounding areas who self-identify as working-class.

This initiative brings together artists in the working-class community to discuss the barriers they face when trying to build careers in UK theatre, and offer their suggestions towards opportunities which could be created to help artists across the country overcome these barriers.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities.

 
 

COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN LEEDS

delivered in partnership with leeds PLAYHOUSE

THURSDAY 7TH JUNE 2018: 7PM - 9.30PM
WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE

TICKETS: FREE

We are working with Leeds Playhouse to deliver a COMMON: GROUND discussion exclusively aimed at artists based in Leeds and the surrounding areas who self-identify as working-class.

This initiative brings together artists in the working-class community to discuss the barriers they face when trying to build careers in UK theatre, and offer their suggestions towards opportunities which could be created to help artists across the country overcome these barriers.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities.

 
 
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COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN YORK

delivered in partnership with YORK THEATRE ROYAL

THURSDAY 31st MAY 2018: 6.30PM - 9PM
YORK THEATRE ROYAL

TICKETS: FREE

We are working with York Theatre Royal to deliver a COMMON: GROUND discussion exclusively aimed at artists based in York and the surrounding areas who self-identify as working-class.

This initiative brings together artists in the working-class community to discuss the barriers they face when trying to build careers in UK theatre, and offer their suggestions towards opportunities which could be created to help artists across the country overcome these barriers.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities.

 
 
 Photography Credit: Savannah Photographic ( http://www.savannahphotographic.com/ )

COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST from a black, asian or minority ethnic background

delivered in partnership with THE ARCOLA THEATRE

THURSDAY 24th May 2018: 7PM - 10PM
Arcola theatre

TICKETS: FREE

We are working with the Arcola Theatre to deliver a COMMON: GROUND discussion exclusively aimed at self-identifying, working-class artists from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

This initiative brings together artists in the working-class community to discuss the barriers they face when trying to build careers in UK theatre, and offer their suggestions towards opportunities which could be created to help artists across the country overcome these barriers.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities.

 
 
 Photography Credit: Savannah Photographic ( http://www.savannahphotographic.com/ )

COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN DERBY

delivered in partnership with the DERBY THEATRE

FRIDAY 18th may 2018: 6PM - 9PM
derby theatre

TICKETS: FREE

We are working with the Derby Theatre to deliver a COMMON: GROUND discussion exclusively aimed at artists based in Derby and the surrounding areas who self-identify as working-class.

This initiative brings together artists in the working-class community to discuss the barriers they face when trying to build careers in UK theatre, and offer their suggestions towards opportunities which could be created to help artists across the country overcome these barriers.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities.

 
 
 Photography Credit: Savannah Photographic ( http://www.savannahphotographic.com/ )

COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST

PART OF CAMDEN PEOPLE's theatre's 2018 'common people' festival

Saturday 21st april 2018: 3pm - 4.30pm
camden people's theatre

TICKETS: FREE

COMMON: GROUND is an initiative bringing together artists from the working-class community to discuss the barriers they face when trying to build careers in UK theatre, and offer their suggestions towards opportunities which could be created to help artists across the country overcome these barriers.

This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child friendly and inclusive of working-class artists from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and disabilities.

This event is wheelchair-accessible and baby/child friendly. Please contact us in advance of the discussion if you have any specific requirements or access needs.

 
 
 Photography Credit: Savannah Photographic ( http://www.savannahphotographic.com/ )

COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS THEATRE DIRECTOR

generousLY supportED BY the Donmar Warehouse

wednesday 4th april 2018: 6.30pm - 9pm
Clore studio: donmar dryden street

TICKETS: FREE

This COMMON: GROUND discussion is aimed exclusively at working-class* theatre directors, offering a platform for artists to come together and discuss the barriers to career progression that they face in theatre.

This event is wheelchair-accessible and baby/child friendly. Please contact us in advance of the discussion if you have any specific requirements or access needs.

 
 
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COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS PLAYWRIGHT

MONDAY 26th march 2018: 7pm - 9.30pm
the royal court theatrE

TICKETS: FREE

This COMMON: GROUND discussion is aimed exclusively at working-class* playwrights, offering a platform for artists to come together and discuss the barriers to career progression that they face in theatre.

This event is wheelchair-accessible and baby/child friendly. Please contact us in advance of the discussion if you have any specific requirements or access needs.

 
 
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COMMON: GROUND - CAREER PROGRESSION AS A WORKING-CLASS PRODUCER

GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY THE OLD VIC THEATRE

WEDNESDAY 21ST MARCH 2018: 7PM - 9PM
THE OLD VIC WORKROOMS

TICKETS: FREE

This COMMON: GROUND discussion is aimed exclusively at working-class producers, offering a platform for artists to come together and discuss the barriers to career progression that they face in theatre.

This event is wheelchair-accessible and baby/child friendly. Please contact us in advance of the discussion if you have any specific requirements or access needs.