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Het Wilde Western

Common Stage is a stage in Utrecht-West where Het Wilde Western create Improvisation Performances with people from different backgrounds, ages, and artistic experiences. Visitors of the Ubuntuhuis, which include people from the asylum seekers’ center, students from social or artistic courses, and local residents come to play. Since Common Stage is on Monday afternoons, Het…

Common Frames

Common Frames believes in the unifying power of creating media. They develop and organize film and media literacy projects for and with young newcomers. Media plays an important role in how we view the world and the people behind Common Frames are convinced that making media teaches us to look at this more critically. In…

Stut Theater

Stut Theater is a special theatre company from Utrecht. Stut creates theatre performances about social issues, based on stories and experiences from the people it works with. Stut creates its performances to bring current events to light, to break the silence that surrounds taboos and to empower its participants. The performances are multidisciplinary – words…

Sharon Varekamp

After her graduation in 1994 from the Theaterschool in Kampen (NL), Sharon Varekamp focused on working with children and youth. She did this, amongst other places, at Jeugdtheaterhuis Zuid-Holland, het RO, and the Toneelmakerij. Besides a belief in the imagination, working with different sources of inspiration (visual arts, music) and spending time philosophising, she is…

Sharing Arts Society

Sharing Arts Society (SAS) is a new, internationally and interculturally oriented initiative focused on ‘sharing’ art projects in which an artist works with the collective creativity of a group. SAS was founded in 2014 to carry on the work, the knowledge and the international network of Stichting Vrede van Utrecht (2005 – 2013). Partners are…

Movisie

MOVISIE is the Netherlands centre for social development. Their mission is to promote the participation and independence of citizens. They do this by supporting and advising professional organisations, volunteer organisations and government institutions.  They aim to contribute to a society in which people are empowered to the maximum of their capability.  MOVISIE is involved, demand-driven…

Abdoul Bour

Abdoul Bour is from Chad, where he studied cultural anthropology in the capital N’Djamena. The civil war forced him to flee his homeland. As a refugee, he turned to fashion design, founding studios in Central Africa and Togo. He now specialises in African fashion. In the Netherlands, where he has been living for many years,…