This interactive symposium on placing community engagement at the heart of arts organisations is open to anyone interested. It follows the completion and in-depth evaluation of an ambitious new initiative: our Community Associate Companies project.
“Under Younis, the Bush seems increasingly driven by the real, on-the-ground concerns of its local community.” The Guardian
In 2017, we invited two local organisations to form a long term, collaborative, creative relationship with us over one year, culminating in a centrepiece project held at the Bush Theatre. Uniquely, the companies were given the same status as an Associate Artist.
The inaugural Associate Companies were Nubian Life Resource Centre and Shepherd’s Bush Families Project. We believe that this model, Community Associate Companies, is effective in creating a positive impact on both the Associate Companies and the Bush Theatre’s commitment to cultural democracy.
The event will include:
Tickets are free but places are limited so please book in advance.