COMMON: GROUND IN THE SOUTH-EAST
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MULTIPLE PARTNERS INCLUDING FARNHAM MALTINGS, THE CORN EXCHANGE NEWBURY AND THE GULBENKIAN THEATRE.
WHEN: Multiple events. See below for more details.
WHERE: Multiple locations. See below for more details.
COMMON are partnering with Farnham Maltings and arts organisations across the South-East to deliver a programme of events under the banner COMMON: GROUND in the South East in locations across the region, to ensure we hear from as broad a range of artists as possible.
This programme is a series of supportive discussions for working and under-class creatives who live and work in the south east. The sessions are an opportunity for dialogue; for those attending to share examples of the barriers to career progression that they encounter in the region, and to share suggestions of solutions with the participating arts organisations to enable them to more effectively support working and under-class artists in the region.
COMMON: GROUND - CAREER DEVELOPMENT AS A WORKING & UNDER-CLASS CREATIVE IN CRAWLEY AND THE SOUTH-EAST
WHEN: Thursday 5th September: 6.30pm - 9pm.
WHERE: The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6YZ.
COST: FREE (Booking Required).
COMMON and Farnham Maltings are partnering with The Hawth Theatre in Crawley to deliver a COMMON: GROUND event as part of our series of sessions under the banner ‘COMMON: GROUND in the South East’ held in different locations across the region.
COMMON: GROUND is a series of supportive discussions for working and under-class creatives who live and work in the South East. The sessions are an opportunity for dialogue; for those attending to share the barriers to skill and career development that they face in the region, and to suggest solutions as to how the participating arts organisations can more effectively support working and under-class artists in the region.
This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby/child-friendly and inclusive of working and under-class creatives from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, gender binaries and visible and non-visible disabilities or illness.
COMMON: GROUND - CAREER DEVELOPMENT AS A WORKING-CLASS ARTIST IN KENT
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE GULBENKIAN THEATRE, FARNHAM MALTINGS & WORKING-CLASS STUDIES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
WHEN: Friday 6th September, 6pm - 9pm.
WHERE: The Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NB.
COMMON are partnering with The Gulbenkian Theatre to curate this supportive, group discussion for working-class creatives who live and work in Kent. This session is an opportunity for those attending to share the barriers to skill and career development that they face when building a career in theatre in the region.
It will also offer a platform for creatives to suggest solutions toward how The Gulbenkian and other participating arts organisations can more effectively support working-class artists in the region.
This event is wheelchair-accessible, baby and child friendly, and inclusive of working-and under-class creatives from intersectional backgrounds across race, ethnicity, gender, gender binaries, sexuality, visible and non-visible disabilities or illness and neurodiversity.
Part of 2019 Working-Class Studies Association conference: https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/wcsa/conference-fringe/
ENGINE ROOM: AYRSHIRE ARTS GATHERING
NATIONAL THEATRE OF SCOTLAND, COMMON & THE AYR GAITEY THEATRE
WHEN: Monday 23rd September 2019, 2pm - 5pm
WHERE: Unity Grill, 37 Sandgate, Ayr, KA7 1BG
COST: FREE (Deadline to Book: Thursday 19th September 2019)
A meet up for anyone interested in performance-focused work in the Ayrshire region. This session will bring together artists, theatre-makers, producers, musicians, poets, and performers of all kinds to build a picture of the diverse and exciting work that exists in Ayrshire. This is a chance to get to know fellow local creatives, share and learn about opportunities in the region, and discuss barriers to access and engagement in the local creative scene. This event will feature an open group discussion facilitated by Ayr Gaiety Creative Learning Coordinator, Robbie Gordon.
This event is supported by COMMON, an arts organisation who exist to support the UK theatre industry to achieve greater socio-economic diversity. COMMON’s aim is to make theatre widely accessible to the working-class and those experiencing socio-economic disadvantage; whether they be artists, audiences, or communities.