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Cultural Adaptations team

Cultural Adaptations

The Open Road team are thrilled to be part of Cultural Adaptations a Creative Europe project, led by Creative Carbon Scotland with partners in four EU countries, on culture’s role in society’s adaptation to climate, and the Adaptation issues that cultural organisations need to think about. Lead by Creative Carbon Scotland, Cultural Adaptations seeks to find...
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What Country Friend is This? rehearsal

How to be a Producer : the basics

Excellent workshop. All very useful and the informality to be able to ask specific questions was invaluable.  Workshop participant feedback Producers are essential to a thriving arts and cultural scene. They know how to take a creative idea and make it happen or a creative talent and help it flourish. They know everything there is...
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ALIVE

ALIVE

Breathe with me. Breathing in, relaxing down, feeling the weight of your fluids sinking into the floor. Breathing in through your nose, allowing the lungs to fill, feeling the soft tissues expanding forwards and backwards, up and down, feeling your ribcage gently moving. Allow yourself to release any tension, letting your eyes relax and the...
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What Country Friends is This?

What Country Friends is This?

“What country, friends, is this?” “jaki kraj przyjaciel jest to?” Viola, Twelfth Night. Act 1 Scene 2 “It sounds fanciful, but I would hope that the work would let Aberdeen see itself anew and recognise that change is inevitable and refreshing – that its history is one of change, of ebb and flow; that travellers, incomers...
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Mr Dickson’s Theatre of Ghosts

Mr Dickson’s Theatre of Ghosts Mr Dickson’s Theatre of Ghosts is an unforgettable blend of archive film, storytelling, traditional stories and live music. During the Silent Era films were often accompanied by live music and sometimes by a flamboyant Film Explainer. Part narrator, part actor these unforgettable characters were famous in their day. They stood...
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Greenham

Set in 1983 against a backdrop of Greenham Common and a Thatcher landslide election victory, Greenham gives voice to living with the threat of nuclear war, four minute warnings and domestic, as well as global, acts of violence. It explores barriers and what we do when our backs are against the wall, or in this...
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The Last People on Earth

The Last People on Earth Andy Cannon has been writing, performing and directing performances especially for children and their families for over twenty five years. Last year, as part of the 2014 Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Andy presented Tales of a Grandson; the story of Scotland’s past through the eyes of a ten year old...
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