Collective Encounters Workshop A Masterclass on Theatre for Social Change facilitated by Sarah Thornton Friday 23rd February 2018 2-4.30pm

Sarah is founding Artistic Director of Collective Encounters, a professional arts organisation specialising in Theatre for Social Change. Sarah established the company in 2004 as a practice-as-research initiative whilst she was a theatre lecturer at Liverpool Hope University. Her research aimed to explore theatre's potential as a tool for personal and political change, and to find its immediacy in the Twenty-First Century. Within two years demand for the work led to Collective Encounters becoming a full time concern, and in 2008 it was included in Arts Council England's portfolio of regularly funded organisations. The company now has a deep-rooted participatory programme across the North West of England and an excellent reputation nationally and internationally.
Collective Encounters successfully combines Sarah's varied background, including applied work in diverse community contexts, directing fringe and professional theatre, developing new work and practice-as-research. Sarah leads on the creative and research aspects of the company's work, and writes many of its plays.
This workshop is a masterclass on Theatre for Social Change designed for actors, facilitators & activists. Limited to 20 people, book early! To book contact or call 028 71279918.

Part of Sole Purpose Productions 21 Years Festival of Theatre for Social Change, celebrating 21 Years of creating groundbreaking theatre and is presenting a full programme of events to mark this mammoth milestone!

See more events at the Sole Purpose 21 Years Festival of Theatre for Social Change HERE


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