Projects

Find out more about the projects supported by Unlimited Impact (funded by Spirit of 2012). More coming soon.

YEAR ONE 2014-2015

Touched – Diverse City – September, 2014

Fierce Festival 2014 –  Fierce Festival – October, 2014

Let Me Stay, Regional Tour – Luminate and Julie McNamara – October, 2014

Edmund The Learned Pig, Regional Tour- Fittings Multimedia Arts – March/April, 2015

It’s Like – Craig Simpson and Janice Parker Projects – May, 2015

Collaborative Touring Network – Battersea Arts Centre

Access Audit – Summerhall, Edinburgh – August-October, 2015

Brighton Festival 2015 – Brighton Dome

Unlimited DIY – Live Art Development Agency / Colchester Arts Centre

Research and Development Showcase – DaDa Fest

No Strings Attached – Farnham Maltings

The Ideas Amplifier – Touretteshero

Running Low on Fuel – Laura Dajao

11 Million Reasons – People Dancing and Sean Goldthorpe

Flatmates – Richard Newnham & Hijinx Theatre

Mentoring – Layla Hall / Candoco

Mentoring – Dave Young / Diverse City

Mentoring – Jodie Taylor / Birds of Paradise

I’ll get a chair – Lou Coleman

Mentoring – Andy Trust / Stopgap Dance

Mentoring – DJ / State of Emergency Arts

YEAR TWO 2015-2016

Unfixed – ANAT, Access2Arts and Watershed – October, 2015

Bounce Festival 2015 – Arts Disability Forum – September, 2015

Portfolio Programme – Celf o Gwmpas – September-June, 2015/2016

Disability Associate – The Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival – May/June, 2016

A Nation’s Theatre – Battersea Arts Centre

The Importance of Being Described… Earnestly – Chloe Phillips

Disability and Mainstream Performance in the North – darts & Right Up our Street

Relatively Normal (Working Title) –  John .R. Wilkinson and York Theatre Royal (with Pilot Theatre)

Just A Few Words – Nye Russell-Thomson

Mentoring – Hugh Malyon / Doorstep Arts

Mentoring – Jessie Nixon / Jack Dean

Mentoring – Tom Wentworth / Kaite O’Reilly

Diversecity Perfomance, Young man Dancing on Stage

Diversecity Perfomance

Touched – Diverse City 

September, 2014

Diverse City’s integrated youth performance company, Remix Gold, are a small group of 14-24 years old. In partnership with Cirque Bijou, and supported by Unlimited Impact they developed ‘Touched’, a new circus show on the importance of human touch in an increasingly digital age.

Six young disabled performers undertook three months of intensive training culminating in a short performance at the Southbank Centre during the Unlimited Festival 2014.

Related links:

Fiona Slater, Unlimited Impact –‘Diverse City: Touched

FILM- ‘Extraordinary Bodies Young Arts perform “Touched” external link

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Fierce Festival 2014- Fierce Festival

October, 2014

Unlimited Impact worked with Fierce Festival, Birmingham to programme work supported by Unlimited for its 2014 edition. These included; Jo Bannon: Exposure, vacuum cleaner: Madlove workshop, Ian Johnston & Gary Gardiner: Dancer.

An Unlimited Salon was programmed to discuss R&D support for disabled artists and enabled us to deepen the debate surrounding the work.

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Vital Xposure_Let Me Stay_photo by Libby Watson

Let Me Stay, Regional Tour – Luminate and Julie McNamara

October, 2014

Unlimited Impact supported a tour of Julie McNamara’s show ‘Let me Stay’ to three locations at traditional theatre setting and care-homes around the lowlands and highlands of Scotland, as part of Luminate Festival.

Following the tour an Access Guide; ‘Ensuring your Venues and Events are Open to All, A Brief Access Guide’, was created. This focussed on advice and guidance for small touring venues and voluntary organisations hoping to programme more work by disabled artists and ensure events are accessible to the broadest number of audiences.

Related links:

Fiona Slater, Unlimited Impact- ‘Open to All: A Brief Access Guide’

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Edmund The Learned Pig, Regional Tour- Fittings Multimedia Arts

March/April, 2015

Edmund the Learned Pig is an accessible, visual piece that fuses sign language, puppets, mask, deaf storytelling techniques, specially commissioned music and songs. The show is a deaf aware full–length musical theatre experience; an example of high quality storytelling which has access embedded at its heart.

Unlimited Impact funding supported a regional tour of the work, to ensure it had the widest reach possible. The tour included performances at Hull, Freedom Festival and Wolverhampton.

Related links:

Fiona Slater, Unlimited Impact- ‘Fittings Multimedia Arts’

SUBTITLED FILM- ‘2 minutes with Garry Robson of Fittings Multimedia Arts’

AUDIO DESCRIBED FILM- ‘2 minutes with Garry Robson of Fittings Multimedia Arts’

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It’s Like – Craig Simpson and Janice Parker Projects

May, 2015

‘It’s Like’ is a dance film, supported by Unlimited Impact, which was inspired by Craig Simpson’s collaboration with a ‘male quartet’, in which his improvised and rehearsed movement material was mirrored and heightened by male dancers in the company.

Craig has re-created this idea in film, working collaboratively with dance artist and Choreographer Janice Parker. Janice is supporting Craig artistically, practically and conceptually to realise his vision.

‘It’s Like’ premiered at the Unlimited exhibition at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Summer 2015, and will feature Brighton Dome Festival in May 2015.

Related links:

Craig Simpson, Unlimited Impact – ‘Craig Simpson – Making My Film

Fiona Slater, Unlimited Impact – ‘Craig Simpson

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Collaborative Touring Network – Battersea Arts Centre

Unlimited Impact worked with the Battersea Arts Centre’s Collaborative Touring Network to develop the access offer of 6 festivals:

Jabberwocky Market, Darlington

Heads Up, Hull

Strike a Light, Gloucester

Doorstep Theatre, Torbay

Looping the Loop, Thanet

In Here, Great Yarmouth

Unlimited Impact offered training and support which encouraged Producers to change the way they think about access. The partnership has seen an increase to the number disabled artists programmed, as well a rise in access interpreted performances and developments to website and marketing campaigns.

Related links:

SUBTITLED FILM – ‘BAC’s Collaborative Touring Network’

AUDIO DESCRIBED FILM – ‘BAC’s Collaborative Touring Network’

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Ian Johnston in a suit dancing in a spotlight with man sitting behind him

Bounce Festival 2015 – Arts Disability Forum

September, 2015

Unlimited Impact supported Arts Disability Forum Northern Ireland to programme Unlimited and Unlimited Impact works at Bounce Festival 2015, and implement access improvements.

The funding supported the programming of: 

People Dancing / Sean Goldthorpe – 11 Million Reasons

Touretteshero – Backstage in Biscuit Land

Owen Lowery – Otherwise Unchanged

Ian Johnson and Gary Gardner – Dancer

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Access Audit – Summerhall, Edinburgh

August – October, 2015

Unlimited Impact worked with Summerhall to conduct an access audit of their venue on the lead up to the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The audit highlighted a number of quick, low cost access solutions as well as longer term aspirations. Following this audit Summerhall showcased work by a number of Unlimited and Unlimited Impact artists at the 2015 Festival Fringe.

Related links:

SUBTITLED FILM- ‘Unlimited Impact Films: Summerhall’

AUDIO DESCRIBED FILM- ‘Unlimited Impact Films: Summerhall’

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Brighton Festival 2015 – Brighton Dome

Unlimited Impact worked closely with Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival to improve their offer to visually impaired audiences.

Working alongside a local Access Consultant, Jayne Earnscliffe, we provided tailored support into researching and reaching potential audiences for festival events.

We provided assistance to increase the number of audio described performances and evaluated the visitor experience of event for visually impaired people.

Related links:

Fiona Slater, Unlimited Impact – ‘Widening Access- one event at a time’

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Six characters all performed by Katherine Araniello

Photo: Katherine Araniello, The Dinner Party. Photo by the artist.

Unlimited DIY– Live Art Development Agency / Colchester Arts Centre

In 2015, Unlimited Impact, Live Art Development Agency and Colchester Arts Centre collaborated to invite disabled-led proposals to create an Unlimited DIY, a Live Art residency devised by artists for artists.

Proposals were focused on disability, activism and advocacy. The successful DIY recipient Katherine Araniello delivered a workshop called ‘I Can’t Dance’.

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Kazzum. Photograph by Brighitta Moser

Research and Development Showcase – DaDa Fest

As part of its 2014 festival edition, DaDaFest worked with Unlimited Impact to showcase the work of Unlimited 2014 Research and Development Artists:

Ailis Ni Riain – The Drawing Rooms

Jess Thom/Touretteshero – Backstage in Biscuit Land

Noemi Lakmaier – Cherophobia

Nikki Wildan/Kazzum – Where’s My Nana

Each of the artists shared their work-in-progress, either through a live performance, installation or in-depth hosted public discussion. Unlimited Impact offered support to ensure these events were accessible to disabled audiences.

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Image: No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached – Farnham Maltings

‘No strings Attached’ is a grant scheme to help young people make their first piece of theatre. Grants of between £500 and £1000 are available to young people across the South East region. Unlimited Impact worked with Farnham Maltings to support disabled applicants, and in 2014 three of the seven grants awarded went to disabled emerging artists. These were; Hannah Sampson, Meral Velettin & Joel Argles and Perfectly Peculiar Physical Theatre, Helen Bendell & Tom Thomasson.

Unlimited Impact continued to support this scheme in 2015/16.

Related links:

Unlimited Team, Unlimited Impact- ‘Grant scheme for young theatre makers’

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The Ideas Amplifier – Touretteshero

Supported by Unlimited Impact ‘The Idea Amplifier’ was a creative collaboration between six disabled young people and Touretteshero that gave participants the opportunity to think about the changes they would like to see in their lives and imagine creative ways to make them happen.

Through workshops and discussions the young people worked together to produce an original and imaginative film. The film created a platform for sharing the young people’s experiences and aimed to stimulate discussion and act as a catalyst for change. “Touretteshero have shown me that change can happen very quickly, that it often starts with a conversation, and that everyone has the capacity to create change.”

Related links:

FILM-  ‘Touretteshero Presents: Ideas Amplifier’ external link

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Laura Dajao. Credit Camilla Greenwell Photography

Laura Dajao. Credit Camilla Greenwell Photography

Running Low on Fuel – Laura Dajao

Unlimited Impact supported Laura to research and develop her first choreographic dance piece ‘Running Low on Fuel’.

 “On a customer service course, an image that stuck with me was a fuel gauge- determining the standard or level of customer service that is given”

Running out of fuel-physically, environmentally, psychologically, emotionally…. What affect does this have on an individual and the world around them?

With support from Unlimited Impact Laura Dajao developed a new work which explores what a person experiences depending on their ‘fuel gauge’, through a variety of dance styles including hip hop, contemporary and jazz. The work was showcased to an audience of invited industry professionals at Stratford Circus in June 2015.

Related links:

SUBTITLED FILM- ‘Unlimited Impact: Laura Dajao’

AUDIO DESCRIBED FILM- ‘Unlimited Impact: Laura Dajao’

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Two performers recreate a scene from the film Red Shoe, a ballerina balancing on one leg reaches out for a red shoe hanging in the trees while the other supports the ballerina with rope around her waist

11 Million Reasons, Red Shoes, Photo by Sean Goldthorpe for People Dancing commission

11 Million Reasons – People Dancing and Sean Goldthorpe

In 2014, with support from Unlimited Impact, People Dancing commissioned emerging photographer Sean Goldthorpe to create images inspired by iconic dance moments in film. Placing disabled people centre stage the images re-imagine famous roles from well-known films spanning the genres including ‘Singing in the Rain’, ‘Red Shoes’, ‘StepUp II’ and ‘Dirty Dancing’. The project developed from People Dancing’s core vision to ‘desegregate’ disabled people from anyone else that dances.

The exhibition launched at the Curve Theatre in Leicester and is currently touring nationwide.

Related links:

Oliver Longhurst, Unlimited Impact – ’11 Million Reasons: A photographic exhibition’

Sean Goldthorpe, Sean Goldthorpe – ’11 Million Reasons’

FILM –  ’11 Million Reasons -Behind the scenes’ external link

 

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Both actors are looking away from the camera. Daniel is wearing a blue hooded top and is holding a plant. Richard is wearing a red top and beanie hat.

Daniel Sean & Richard Newnham on the set of Flatmates. Image by Jonathan Dunn

Flatmates – Richard Newnham & Hijinx Theatre

Unlimited Impact worked with Richard Newnham an Actor and sometime stand-up comedian and producers Hijinx Theatre Company in their creation of Flatmates. Flatmates is an online sit-com, a surreal and energetic comedy which follows the exploits of two friends, played by Richard and his Co-writer Dan Smith.

The series is filmed in 5 minute episodes, which stand-alone but can be run together to create a full half-hours sitcom.

 

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Cando2, Candoco Dance Company. Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival.

Cando2, Candoco Dance Company. Commonwealth Youth Dance Festival.

Mentoring – Layla Hall / Candoco

Candoco Dance Company, with the assistance of Unlimited Impact, has been able to offer mentoring and support to emerging dancer Layla Hall to help prepare her for the next stage of her professional development

Related links:

Fiona Slater, Unlimited Impact ‘Interview with Layla Hall’

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Mentoring – Dave Young / Diverse City

Dave undertook a six month internship with Diverse City focusing on developing his skillset as a workshop leader and independent practitioner, as well as furthering his own artistic practice.

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Image by Robin Mitchell

photo by Robin Mitchell

Mentoring – Jodie Taylor / Birds of Paradise

Glasgow based Theatre Company Birds of Paradise offered Jodie Taylor an intensive period of mentoring over two months which would complement her college studies and help her to pursue a career in the arts.

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Unstrapped, Louise Coleman. Photo by Andrew Dawson

Unstrapped, Louise Coleman. Photo by Andrew Dawson

I’ll get a chair – Lou Coleman

In 2014 Unlimited commissioned Lou Coleman to create research and development project ‘Unstrapped’. Building on this success Unlimited Impact gave Lou further funding to pursue three days of exploration and mentoring under Luke Pell, Wendy Houston, Andrew Mitchelson and Sarah Pickhall.

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Mentoring – Andy Trust / Stopgap Dance

Andy has an established relationship with Stopgap Dance having previously been an enthusiastic participant at summer school sessions.

With the backing of Unlimited Impact, the next step in Andy’s professional development was to be involved in the setting up of a young person’s company, Troop. Andy contributed to discussions about the creative process, planning sessions as well as performing within the company.

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Mentoring – DJ / State of Emergency Arts 

DJ received mentoring, under the Unlimited Impact mentoring scheme, over the course of the rehearsal and creation period for CO-Mission, by State of Emergency Arts. With support of Louise Katerega he identified his goals, ambitions and next steps to develop his career in dance.

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Unfixed – ANAT, Access2Arts and Watershed

October, 2015

Unlimited paired up with Australian Network for Art &Technology. Access2Arts and Watershed for an international creative research residency. Unfixed is a creative investigation into the characterisation of bodies and minds as ‘disabled’ and ‘abled’ for 10 disabled artists from Australia and the UK looking at compensation, augmentation and a whole manner of things in between.

Related links:

Oliver Longhurst, Unlimited Impact – ‘Beyond Access in Australia’

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Ian Johnston in a suit dancing in a spotlight with man sitting behind him

Bounce Festival 2015 – Arts Disability Forum

Unlimited Impact supported Arts Disability Forum Northern Ireland to programme Unlimited and Unlimited Impact works at Bounce Festival 2015, and implement access improvements.

The funding supported the programming of: 

People Dancing / Sean Goldthorpe – 11 Million Reasons

Touretteshero – Backstage in Biscuit Land

Owen Lowery – Otherwise Unchanged

Ian Johnson and Gary Gardner – Dancer

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Portfolio Programme – Celf o Gwmpas 

September 2015 – June 2016

Using funding from Unlimited Impact Celf o Gwmpas have created an accessible ‘Portfolio Programme’ for six disabled young people in Mid-Wales. Over twenty weeks there will be eighteen Artist-led sessions that aim to bring everybody together for practical and critical skill development.

The Programme will include two visits to public galleries to enable the group to place their own work in a wider context. At the end of the programme, the young Artists will organise a group exhibition of their work in the CELF gallery.

Related links:

Simon Overington-Hickford, Unlimited Impact –‘Celf o Gwmpas Portfolio Programme

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Stop Gap Dance: David Toole in Billy and Bobby. Photo by Adrian Harris.

Stop Gap Dance: David Toole in Billy and Bobby. Photo by Adrian Harris.

Disability Associate – Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival

May – June 2016

With support from Unlimited Impact the festival will appoint a new member of staff to bring a disability perspective and critical eye to how the festival is programmed and operated. This project was formed as a response to ACE creative case for diversity and took further inspiration from the speakers at No Boundaries 2015 conference. Once appointed the team member will work across a wide range of artforms and help to ensure a step-change in the organisation towards fully embracing inclusion.

Related links:

Jo Verrent, Unlimited Impact- ‘Interview with Helen Keall, Festival General Manager’

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A Nations Theatre – Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre, in collaboration with The Guardian are hosting a number of conversations across the country which focus on the state of the nation’s theatre.

Unlimited Impact worked with BAC to ensure the conversations were inclusive and accessible to all. They also contributed to a disability focussed conversation at The Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton entitled ‘Disability; A Creative Advantage?’

Related links:

Lyn Gardner, Guardian – ‘Diversity in theatre: why is disability being left out?

Colin Hambrook, Disability Arts Online – ‘Disability: a creative advantage?

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The Importance of Being Described… Earnestly – Chloe Phillips

The Importance of Being described…Earnestly is a farce about audio description and an audio described (AD) farce. Set in a rehearsal room, where we find a writer with writer’s block, a director who’s clueless about access, an exasperated audio describer, a BSL interpreter, and an actor who thinks he can do a better job than all of them put together.

Unlimited Impact is supporting Chloe Phillips, an emerging Theatre maker, to research and develop this piece. Chloe is seeking to scrap traditional AD and create a new style that gives the audience a choice of interpretation and in which access is embedded into creation of the work. Chloe hopes to create a new, exciting and funny experience for every audience member, empowering those who require AD to control their own experience and challenge venues to take risks in the way they engage with accessible performances.

 

Related links:

Chloe Phillips, Unlimited Impact– ‘Audio Description and The Importance of Being Described… Earnestly’

Colin Hambrook, Disability Arts Online– ‘Chloe Philips explores Audio Description as a creative tool’

 

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Disability and Mainstream Performance in the North – Right Up Our Street & DARTS

In November 2015, Unlimited Impact supported an event focusing on disability and mainstream performance in the North organised by Andrew Loretto and Right Up Our Street and hosted by Darts.

The event acted as a catalyst for a larger project that aims to convene a series of conversations, bringing together disabled artists, artistic leaders, producers and Executive/Artistic Directors to focus on work for Northern stages – and in particular the lack of disabled people directly engaged in that work.

In Spring 2016, we continued this work by holding four informal tea and cake sessions between disabled artists and the artistic directors of four venues in the North and Midlands. These venues were West Yorkshire Playhouse, Northern Stage, Nottingham Playhouse and the Manchester Royal Exchange.

Related links:

Jo Verrent, Unlimited Impact- ‘We should be so lucky’

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Relatively Normal (Working Title) – John .R. Wilkinson and York Theatre Royal (With Pilot Theatre)

Unlimited Impact is supporting the research and development of ‘Relatively Normal’, a small scale touring production based around the life and work of Albert Einstein. Directed by emerging Theatre Practitioner John R. Wilkinson and written by Juliet Forster.

John wants to make a new piece of theatre which explores his fascination with subcultures. A part of this development will be a work in progress sharing that will inform further audience development, and promote John’s work to new audiences.

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A man stands against a black backdrop. He looks anxious and is holding a sign that reads 'Acting *Definitely* Helps'

photo by Holly Cade

Just A Few Words – Nye Russell- Thomson

Unlimited Impact will be supporting emerging theatre-maker Nye Russell-Thompson to develop and tour the performance of ‘Just a Few Words’ across the UK in Spring 2016. Just a Few Words is a ‘darkly comic grapple with the perilous task of communication, inviting you into the mind of a person who stammers’.

The tour will also be accompanied by a workshop designed to help people face their anxieties, inhibitions and disabilities using theatre by ‘blurring the line between person and character’.

 

Related links:

Sick of the Fringe, Sick of the Fringe ‘Just a Few Words: Review’

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Hugh & Luke- Andrew Knowles Photography

Photo by Andrew Knowles Photography

Mentoring – Hugh Malyon / Doorstep Arts

Hugh Malyon has received mentoring with Doorstep Arts, one of the 6 Festivals that form part of the Battersea Arts Centre Collaborative Touring Network. Hugh is based in Torbay and interested in building a career in the arts. He has been shadowing and assisting the festival Producers on the lead up to their Season 6 Festival.

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Jack Dean during a performance of Grandad and the Machine

Jack Dean. Image by Adam Robinson.

 Mentoring – Jessie Nixon / Jack Dean

Unlimited Impact engaged Unlimited commissioned artist Jack Dean to mentor, Jessie Nixon, a student studying writing, directing and performance at the University of York.

Jack will mentor Jessie over nine monthly sessions to help her develop her scriptwriting, creative writing and spoken word skills.

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Tom Wentworth. Image by John Macedo.

Mentoring – Tom Wentworth / Kaite O’ Reilly

Tom Wentworth, is an emerging writer and producer who undertook mentoring with Kaite O’Reilly during the research and development of staging her Unlimited Commission Cosy.

Tom has already produced a radio play for BBC Radio 4 and is keen to garner further experience as a producer for theatre.

Related links:

SUBTITLED FILM – ‘Unlimited Impact: Tom Wentworth

AUDIO DESCRIBED FILM – ‘Unlimited Impact: Tom Wentworth

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Freedom Festival – Walk the Plank

Freedom Festival is a leading arts and cultural festival which celebrates Hull’s historic contribution to the cause of freedom. The annual event provides a platform for local and international artistic talent.

On the lead up to the 2015 festival Unlimited Impact worked with Walk the Plank to conduct an access audit across the festival site. The recommendations provided the catalyst for a number of new access changes across the festival.

Related links:

FILM –  ‘Freedom Festival 2015’ external link

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Birthday of the Infanta – Solar Bear

Solarbear’s Deaf Youth Theatre (DYT) adapted the Oscar Wilde short story ‘The Birthday of the Infanta’, and explored the power of communication, class and the prejudice of difference.

Unlimited Impact enabled a restaging of the work in London during the International Youth Arts Festival, in July 2015.

 

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Mentoring & Arts Administration Traineeship – Lucy Hayward / Extant

Visually Impaired emerging artist Lucy Hayward was placed with Extant on a part time basis for one year, as a Trainee Arts Administrator.

To complement her administration role Lucy also receive artistic development mentoring from Maria Oshodi, Artistic Director Extant.

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Fierce Festival 2014 – Fierce Festival

Unlimited Impact worked with Fierce Festival, Birmingham to programme work supported by Unlimited for its 2014 edition. These included; Jo Bannon: Exposure, vacuum cleaner: Madlove workshop, Ian Johnston & Gary Gardiner: Dancer.

An Unlimited Salon was programmed to discuss R&D support for disabled artists and enabled us to deepen the debate surrounding the work.

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Three large screens displaying still images from the film of vibrant fruits.

The Flickering Darkness (Revisited) on display at Southbank’s Unlimited festival 2014. Image for Unlimited by Rachel Cherry.

Juan DelGado – The Flickering Darkness (Revisited)

Unlimited Impact supported Juan delGado to tour his work to two regional venues; LCB Depot (in collaboration with Phoenix Cinema) and Tyneside Cinema. Juan worked closely with Çağlar Kimyoncu, who advised the team on access interpretation to this multichannel film installation. Çağlar also acted as a first point of contact for the venues access queries, providing advice on how to develop their offer to disabled audiences.

Fiona Slater,Unlimited Impact– ‘Shining a light on the Flickering Darkness (Revisited)’

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EDI Training – LinkUp Arts

Link up Arts secured funding from Unlimited Impact to run a pilot project which provided Equality, Diversity and Inclusion training, through the arts, to disadvantaged groups, local businesses and other individuals. It was vital for this training to be led by a disabled person who has a personal understanding and experience of the physical and attitudinal barriers disabled people face on a daily basis.

Sessions will be run by Hayley Davies, who, as part of the project will receive mentoring from a professional access consultant.

 

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Cynic – Ted Shiress

Unlimited Impact supported Ted Shiress, a Cardiff based comedian, to research and develop an hour long set. His research will not only look at the content of the set but whether it’s possible for Ted to perform for this length of time and who his audiences might be.

Ted will also look at increasing the production values of his online series; Cynic.

Related links:

Oliver Longhurst, Unlimited Impact ‘Interview with Ted Shiress’

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