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Blaize can provide..

Community arts projects

Working with commissioners and community groups Blaize design and deliver community arts projects.  These often lead to a celebration or event, or procession and they can be recorded work, for instance making a CD or video with a group.

Participatory workshops

We provide workshops in: presentation; music; processions; video and audio.  All workshops are designed for beginners or the more experienced.

Touring theatre to community venues

Blaize works at the forefront of rural touring and community theatre and has done since the 1980s.  Our work has been commissioned and/ or funded by: local authorities, touring schemes, national parks, heritage coast, county councils, LEADER +.  A network of funding organisations we have been successful with in the past, includes: Northern Rock Foundation, Elements (County Durham's Drama Development Agency), HAZ East Yorkshire Rural Stress Initiative, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Teesdale District Council, County Durham's Rural Development Programme, One North East, The Government’s Rural Stress Action Plan and North Yorkshire County Council & Yorkshire Forward SRB 6 Fund and other rural touring schemes.  Recent touring productions include: Christmas Cratchits; Once A Lady; On Pendle Hill; A Way of Life and Yew Wood – wouldn’t you? 

Project management

Blaize undertakes the management of performing arts projects and events.  Currently, the company provides teams of artists and the administration, delivery, support, monitoring, evaluation and recording of projects working within strict budgets. We have developed extensive arts management experience since 1985, both in running our company, our arts projects and the project management work we undertake on behalf of other companies.

We worked for Get Moving! on Vibe Project, with CYC (Connecting Youth Culture) to co-ordinate, supply and administer a year long after school project in 5 schools in North Yorkshire.  Currently we manage ArtERY for the East Riding of Yorkshire.