We partner with theatres across the UK to find practical solutions to improve the socio-economic diversity of their organisations.
Through our Board of Researchers, we are continually learning about the structures, principles and processes which allow socio-economic inequality to be reinvented and reinforced within the UK theatre industry.
We work with leading theatres and arts organisations to identify socio-economic barriers within their practices which prevent working-class artists, audiences and communities from engaging with their work. This includes areas such as:
Community Outreach and Engagement.
Schools and Education Programmes.
Artist Development Programmes.
Audience Engagement Strategies.
Once we have identified those barriers, we devise resourceful and inventive approaches to removing these barriers and work with our partners to trial and deliver them.
We aim to equip theatres and arts organisations across the UK with the tools they need to effectively support working-class artists in building sustainable careers in theatre, and to ensure there are no barriers to access for working-class audiences and communities to engage with their work.