August 2010 – July 2012
True Heart Theatre was a partner in a Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Partnerships programme funded with support from the European Commission.
The AMC Partners were:
Adhoc Theatre (Vienna, Austria) www.adhoctheater.com
European University of Cyprus, Department of Arts (Nicosia, Cyprus) www.euc.ac.cy
Erinevate Usundite Loimumise ja Tolerantsuse Allianss ( EUA) / Diverse Faiths Alliance ( DFA ) (Tallin, Estonia) www.dfa.ee/index.php?lang=en
True Heart Theatre (London, England) www.trueheart.org.uk
Vitakultura Egyesület (Budapest, Hungary) www.vitakultura.hu
Our partnership aimed to explore ways through which the arts can contribute towards intercultural dialogue.
During 16-19 September 2011, True Heart Theatre hosted our European partners in London. This Video clip was made by our Estonian partners Hille Karm & Kaspar Aus to give you a taste of what happened.
Specifically, through music and improvisational theatre we aimed to build bridges of communication between diverse communities, both in terms of ethnicity but also in terms of socioeconomic and religious background.
Here is a mini-film without sound
Such an approach is a powerful tool for influencing values, attitudes and skills, since it is holistic in nature and involves the human mind, spirit and emotions.
Through our visits and exchanges with each other, we shared diverse ideas and successful approaches. Participants were enabled to use them as models in open workshops and performances offered to the wider public in each participating country.
From August 2010 to July 2012 True Heart Theatre hosted open Workshop/Performances of Playback Theatre on most THIRD Sundays of the month.
Many of these events took place at Faraday House in Holborn – home of SUNY [State University of New York] in London – and supported by UNITE – the Union.
We called these our AMC OPEN SUNDAYS
600+ people attended these events over this period. Young and old. Free of charge.
Go to our BLOG on these performances with photos HERE