People United and Jasmin Vardimon Company commissioned artist and director R.M. Sanchez-Camus and musician and composer / songwriter Isa Suarez to explore courage with local people from Ashford. Working with community groups and local individuals, the artists devised performances and composed music and song for a live promenade event. Seek Courage was made up of […]

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Preparations are underway for the show Saturday!  We are working hard making music tracks,  costumes,  props and rehearsing with the artists. Last weekend was around the clock at out Studios. Lucky to have a great assistant Fillipo, recent graduate from Goldsmiths jump in to give a hand making the giant puppet. Yellow is our theme […]

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Marcelo and Isa work with young people from Sk8side Park and Isa writes a new song for the piece. Last week we had our first series of devising workshops with local residents. With Sam and Cat we are developing a duet with puppetry looking at how we can sometime be manipulated by situations. We also […]

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Marcelo and Isa met with local young artists and had a discussion around Courage.   We played games around identity and challenges and shared intense and thought provoking stories of our experiences. We then played with gestures and sounds of courage and made a spontaneous choir with chants of Courage. A great new team of […]

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Isa and Marcelo explored the town centre of Ashford with local artists Aoi and Esteban.   We found great little secret places where performances could unfold and stories could be told. The town centre is pedestrianised and perfect for a promenade performance where you walk around and explore nooks and crannies. Here are some pictures […]

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2015 Artist Commissions We are really excited to announce that the artists selected for our 2015 Artist Commissions are: COURAGE in association with Jasmin Vardimon Company: R.M. Sánchez-Camus and Isa Suarez Marcelo works in live performance, street theatre and circus while Isa works in live music, film soundtracks and sound installations: social engagement and participatory art […]

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Are you an artist – or do you know an artist – who is interested in the themes of courage, imagination or love? If the answer is yes then we really want to hear from you. We are delighted to enter our third year of Artist Commissions with some truly fantastic partners and themes. Each […]

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