Alongside the show, the partner venues and festivals making work for young audiences compiledaudience development and co-creation toolkits. These shared the working practices of making and promoting work for families and young people (especially harder to reach audiences) using case studies and examples from across Europe.
The project internationalised the freelance workforce with training across the 3 years for makers and administrators through workshops, seminars, meetings and networking, The participating countries were UK, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Norway, Spain, and Poland.
Outputs from the project
An international project working locally in schools and communities across Europe to tell the story of the future in 50 years time, through the eyes of children. Young people have become the storytellers and futurologists of their local community.
How will they imagine the future of their neighbourhood and their city?
Fantastic and fabulous stories created by the children through 6 months of workshops have been brought to life by professional artists from the UK, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Norway, Spain and Poland, in a new performance and public exhibition that depicts the local area with distinctiveness, humour and imagination.
Though we cannot currently share the show live, please check out our website with 11 great stories from the project performed!
As part of the project, we have created two industry toolkits. One which looks at Co-Creation and the other which looks at Public Engagement.
They are available to download here.
Suitable for ages 8+
Produced by Odsherred Theater (Denmark), Theater Mummpitz (Germany), Nordland Teater (Norway), Theater am Ortweinplatz (Austria), Sala Baratza Aretoa (Spain) and Teatr Figure (Poland).
With support from Creative Europe
Director: Alex Byrne
Performers: Nora Winkler (Austria), Helga Rosenfeldt (Denmark), Dagmara Zabska (Poland), Unai López de Armentia (Spain), Michael Schramm (Germany) and Hilde Stensland (Norway)
Set Design & Exhibition: Marie Rosendahl Chemnitz
Production Managers: Elke Lalemann and Hernik Ipsen
Puppet Maker: Agnieszka Polańska
Light Design: Trui Malten
Sound Design: Greg Hall
Technicians: Murat Kornaev, Andrzej Pietyra, Dennis Veilgaard
Animation: Lizzy Hobbs
Scenographic Assistants: Freja Lehmann Jensen, Therese Jensen and Gry Skotte
Animation Performer: Zooey Judge
Photographer: Lars Wahl
Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
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