Workshop for Arts Participation Practitioners
How many times in the last 7 days have you heard, read or used the words, Participation, Immersive, Safe Space, Diversity, Inclusive, Reasonable Adjustment, Non-participant or Accessibility? I am sure you can continue this list of the zeitgeist, funding-friendly buzzwords.
“After joining in conversations with fellow attendees at two EMPAF expeditions showcasing participation the question of audience and practitioner wellbeing, mental health and duty of care were discussed. I knew you should all be introduced to Fran. I’m delighted Derby Quad’s Participation Curator, John Whall agrees”
Did you attend? - Here are Caron's mini-vlogs from the events.
#digitalpARTicipationis the illusion of choice.
- LEVEL April 2019
Digital Participation is…
- QUAD July 2018
Learning through participation is, in essence, the nature of a workshop. Frances Rifkin would like to meet you for this workshop where you can gain an insight into what UtopiaArts can bring to your organisation internally and to your external practice.
There are 20 places to explore collaborative partnership possibilities.
This is a complimentary workshop touching on the practice led training topics UtopiaArts cover.
Forum Theatre and collaborative theatre practices with professionals and non-professionals encompassing...
I have produced this paper
Ethics of Participation in Higher Education and collaborated on Performing ethics: Using participatory theatre to explore ethical issues in CBPR (Community Based Participatory Research)
“ The project was initiated and coordinated by Sarah Banks, Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University, working with Frances Rifkin, Utopia Arts, a long-established theatre practitioner in the Boal tradition.”
This is a 24-page booklet that outlines the nature of Forum Theatre with exercises and games for use in a workshop on ethics in community-based participatory research.