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Children’s Theatre Commission

11 June 2019 | Amal Team

Recognising a lack of representation in children’s theatre,  Stratford Circus Arts Centre (SCAC) and Kala Sangam have partnered with Amal (a programme of the Saïd Foundation), to support artists/companies bringing stories of British Muslim experiences to the stage.

SCAC and Kala Sangam will commission a new piece of family theatre by an artist or company:

  • They’re currently looking to work with artists seeking to put British Muslim experiences on the stage for children and families.
  • The commission will share & celebrate British Muslim experiences, culture and communities
  • The commission with premiere in Autumn 2020 in London & Bradford – Makers & artists of Muslim heritage are encouraged to apply
  • Applications close Friday 28 June at 5pm

SCAC in Newham East London and Kala Sangam in Bradford will work together to commission a brand new piece of work to premiere in Autumn 2020. The aims of the commission include increasing understanding of British Muslim communities by celebrating culture on stage, as well as ensuring children see themselves represented in theatre.With shared values of inclusivity, access, representation and joy, they hope to bring an exciting new piece to communities in Newham, Bradford and the wider UK. Please read the brief for more information and details on how to apply.

Meet Our 2018/2019 Partners

On 7 October 2019, we had the pleasure of hosting Amal partners from the 22 arts and culture projects we have supported since launching our programme in August 2018.

From London to Bradford

We’ve spent the Summer visiting Amal-supported projects in locations across the UK. Up next are two of our partners presenting their work in London and Bradford.

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