Taking Part

We love sharing the creative process with new people

It's an integral part of our production process and in workshops, residencies and targetted participation projects. Every year we work with hundreds of people, young and old, some who call themselves artists and some who don't.

Our participation programme has the aim of being accessible to anyone wanting to engage. Our work ranges from one to one therapeutic work with some of the most at risk young people in the UK, to performance opportunities for young professionals, and everything in between.

 

We support the development of younger artists, providing worthwhile opportunities including internships, placements and volunteer positions working within our professional teams. We run a mentoring scheme for emerging theatre companies offering training, advice and practical support.

 

Have a look at the various strands of work we do:

 

>>Targeted projects

 

>>Residencies

 

>>Schools and Colleges

 

>>Dramatherapy

 

>>Talent Development

 

If you or any of the young people you work with would benefit from any of our strands of participation, please don't hesitate to get in touch - contact our Participation Manager Emily Eversden with any questions.

 

You can also stay in touch with our work by signing up to our Mailing List at the bottom of the page.

 

You can also download our Safeguarding Policy below.

News

News

Apr 13th 2020

Co-Directors Residency in Iceland cut short by Covid-19: Finding new ways to work

On March 8th Tangled Feet Co-Directors Kat and Nathan flew to Iceland to take up a two week residency at the University of the Arts Reykjavik. At that stage, 1 month a go, there were 100 cases of Coronavirus in the UK, a rumour spreading that Italy would lock the northern region and a real sense of not knowing what we would return to.   There was a heightened tension at the airport – our first experience of gloved and distanced customer service teams, quiet security screening and much hand washing. We flew on a beautifully clear day, and as the icy vistas came into view from the aeroplane window for the first time we felt a huge sense of awe. The idea of polar icecaps (and their melting) is often very abstract, but this whole landscape of ice stretching in every direction suddenly made the world feel both smaller and more epic

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