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faaccc2023

faaccc2023 SAVE THE DATE! FAACCC is back! With confirmed dates for the 2023 Edition. The Festival de les Arts Comunitàries de Catalunya will be a collaborative space for destruction and confusion around the Arts Comunitàries. After a first edition in 2021 with more than 30 activities, 50 organisations and collaborators actively involved and 1,200 people…

Introducing our ICAF 2023 Festival Resident: Met X 

We have a new addition to our upcoming ICAF programme: the Festival Resident. A selected organisation who, we believe, showcases a diverse range of projects and an expanded community arts practice that merits an array of programmed moments throughout the festival to truly represent their work and impact.   We are thrilled to share that in…

Zemuhu Sanciu Bendruomene

Zemuju Sanciu Bendruomene are a community association working to develop a sustainable urban vision of the nearby neighbourhood that protects the unique cultural heritage and identity of the neighbourhood against extractive capitalism Their goals are to: Create self-government in the district; Give voice to the community; To take care of the environment of the district;…

Merel Smitt

Merel Smitt is a Rotterdam-based artist working locally and internationally. Merel studied directing at the Academy for Performative Arts in Maastricht and completed her Master’s at DAS Theatre (formerly known as DasArts) in 2020. Merel’s work and artistic practice have been supported by several platforms in the European contemporary art scene such as SICK! Festival…

PS Theatre

PS Theatre is the city Company of Leiden and makes theatre, music and audio. With our projects and in productions they move people closer to each other and offer a new perspective towards being with each other and in the city. Because PS Theatre believe that a city where you know each other’s story is…

Health Action Training

Health Action Training uses techniques drawn from actor training and applied drama to teach improved person-centred communication for health professionals. HAT offers a fresh and up-to-date approach to communication training based on evidence-based research and proven practical techniques. Designed for health professionals, HAT can improve communication and resilience for any teams, in any context. Their…

Excavate

Excavate have been working with communities across the East Midlands and beyond to create largely performance based work that explores questions of place, culture and heritage. Throughout that time they have worked with thousands of people in many different locations to create often very ambitious work with large casts of local people. Over the last…

Adrian Jackson

Adrian Jackson, MBE is an English theatre director, playwright, teacher and trainer. He was the founding director and executive director of the theatrical company Cardboard Citizens, founded in 1991, in which the majority of the members are homeless, refugees or asylum seekers is participating in the cycle of Nosaltres organised by the Teatre Lliure.  In September 2003, Adrian directed a co-production…

Parrabbola

Parrabbola tells stories and makes plays. From tiny rural communities to major international festivals, they work with people within their own localities using creativity to help them engage with, learn about and celebrate the places where they live. It is both reflective and celebratory. Parrabbola have made work about miners in Yorkshire and female pirates…

Sruti Bala

Sruti Bala is Associate Professor at the Dept. of Theatre Studies of the University of Amsterdam, where she currently co-ordinates the MA Theatre Studies programme. She is affiliated to the  Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis and is a member of the ASCA advisory board. Sruti’s research interests are at the intersections of performance and politics, which has taken shape…