• Time: 17:30 - 19:00
  • Date: Wednesday 28 October 2020
  • Location: Online (via Zoom)
  • Interval:
  • Cost: Free event
  • Type: Conferences
  • Open to: General public
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Maria Rovisco (SSP) will be in conversation with Alex Chisholm (Co-Artistic Director of Freedom Studios) about the ways in which theatre can positively transform the lives of people seeking sanctuary

Theatre, asylum and sanctuary – a conversation with Alex Chisholm, Co-Artistic Director of Freedom Studios

Host: Maria Rovisco (School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds)

Maria Rovisco will be in conversation with Alex Chisholm about the ways in which theatre can positively transform the lives of people seeking sanctuary. Alex will talk about Freedom Studios’ work with refugee and asylum seeker communities in the city of Bradford. We will also open up the conversation to discuss whether and how theatre can be a tool of social change and inclusion.

Freedom Studios is a contemporary theatre company based in Bradford creating original, high quality theatre in non-theatre spaces, supporting and developing creatives.

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