Crossing the line Festival

In January 2017 in Roubaix (France), Crossing the Line Festival brought together three European theatre companies, leaders in making professional theatre with learning disabled artists. The Festival ran over three days and involved live performances presented by each partner, practical workshops and discussion events. Visitors came from all over Europe and every event in the festival…

Sharing & learning: Residency at l’Oiseau-Mouche

Artists Compagnie de l’Oiseau-Mouche workshop took place from January 18th to Thursday 21st 2016. The company wanted the partners to explore three fields of work: –          Contemporary dance with Sarah Nouveau who explored during one day the themes and exercises she used in C.O.R.P.uS., l’Oiseau-Mouche’s latest dance performance; –          Contemporary theatre with Julie Chaubard who offered…

Sharing & learning: 
Residency at Moomsteatern

Organisations Working with script During the first day in Malmö we discussed text and script adaption, together with learning methods in relation to the script. Moomsteatern’s artistic director Per Törnqvist talked about his chain of thoughts while working with a script for Moomsteatern’s ensemble. Invited to the conversation were also the directors Pelle Öhlund and…

Sharing & learning: Residency at Mind the Gap

Artists In March 2015 Mind the Gap held the first of the three international residencies at their home MTG Studios in Bradford, England. This was the first opportunity for artists from each company to meet each other, socialise and take part in workshops together. It was a big learning experience for everyone involved, particularly working…

Kick off meeting at Moomsteatern in Malmö

Artistic exchange We saw Moomsteatern’s play The hunchback of Notre Dame. Introductions We introduced our companies to each other, identified similarities and differences between our organisations, ways of thinking and working, history, current projects and visions. Crossing the line We reviewed aspects of our project, Crossing the line and discussed schedule, ways of communications, budget…