Case study: PUSH - Pushing the boundaries of work with young audiences

21 Aug 2018, 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Booking details:
Free, booking essential

Fringe Central - Lecture Theatre 1, Appleton Tower, Corner of Windmill and Chapel Streets, EH8 9LE

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for arts professionals.

Come and hear first-hand about PUSH, a two-year Creative Europe Cooperation Project led by Imaginate (Scotland) with partners in Belgium, Ireland, Norway and Denmark. PUSH explored three topics in performing arts work for young audiences: gender and sexual identity, (over)protection and migration.

Hear from the partners and artists involved in the project and watch the PUSH documentary. Those present will include:

  • Fiona Ferguson, Creative Development Director, and Pamela Walker, Producer, from Imaginate (Scotland)
  • Gerhard Verfaillie, Director, Cultuurcentrum / Krokusfestival (Belgium)
  • Ådne Sekkelston, Director, Scenekunstbruket (Norway)
  • Aideen Howard, Director, and Amy O’Hanlon, General Manager, The Ark (Ireland)
  • Pernille Møller Taasinge, Producer, Communications and International Relations, Aaben Dans (Denmark)

More information about the PUSH project: