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Following successful auditions back in November 2021, the selected dancers welcomed the dance team from Freiburg to Grimsby in March 2022. Together, they created a bespoke physical theatre piece with expert leadership from the creative team at Pan Optikum. The young dancers worked extremely hard over an intense 10-day rehearsal period. They created a beautiful and moving piece around the topic of Dilemma, drawing inspiration from their own experiences and the current situation in Ukraine.  Rehearsals took place in the magnificent Grimsby Minster where the dancers learned new techniques and developed their creative range. On Sunday 13 March, the team…

Successful Auditions in Grimsby

People Power Partnership (PPP) have chosen their eight unique individuals, aged 18-30, who have expressed their passion for dance. This is a joint venture with numerous international organisations from across Europe over the next three-years. PPP is a physical street theatre project that celebrates the power of people from 11 countries across Europe with the help of 14 partner organisations. Partners include PASSAGE Festival in Denmark, Teatrul National Radu Stanca from Romania, Tourist Board Varaždin in Croatia, Cultural Centre Loftas in Latvia and Câmara Municipal de Lisboa in Portugal. As part of the Grimsby Creates programme, Magna Vitae Trust for…

New Audition Dates!

We finally have new auditions dates! Hurrah! After the many many postponements we’d unfortunately had to have (thanks COVID!) we are thrilled to finally be back on track. Now that its safe for the project leaders, Pan.Optikum, from Germany to come over to the UK, we have some new auditions dates in the dairy! Drum roll please….. Auditions to be part of our team, and represent the UK in this fantastic international dance project, will be held in Grimsby on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 November 2021. Callbacks and a photoshoot will be on Sunday 21 November. To find out…

Grimsby is on the UP with fantastic initiatives set up by Grimsby Creates and their partners to really make Grimsby an arts and culture mecca! They have ambitious plans to present a major new programme of international events, residencies and public art to bring to life key town centre spaces and heritage assets. The programme will focus on: Creative Workspace: A major new hub for Cultural production at the heart of Grimsby’s port, to include new studio, exhibition and shared production facilities Business Development: A business incubation programme to include mentoring and business support for the creative industry Creative Programme:…