Hope Street’s internationally renowned Emerging Artists Programme will start in June 2016 and will run for 6 months. This is a full-time intensive programme that provides participants with the opportunity to create their own work, alongside professional artists of international calibre, learn the business skills needed to work in the creative industries, network and meet key personnel in other major creative organisations in Liverpool, and more.
Events produced in previous years have included a city-wide theatrical chase game, an immersive take-over at the Bluecoat, an extravaganza of music, puppets and performances in Everton Park, spectacular street theatre performances, as well as being part of the first Liverpool festival of intimate one-on-one performances, Control 25.
'The Many Faces of Francis Bacon', a masked invasion of the Tate Liverpool’s hidden spaces
'The Last Utopian', an immersive theatrical game set in a dystopian world of science fiction, in partnership with the Bluecoat, that will take place in the city centre
'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe', a devised play at the Everyman Studio inspired by the international best-seller of the same name
..and many more.
In addition to creating spectacular performances, all of our emerging artists participate in Business Matters, a programme that provides the knowledge, skills and experience necessary for working in the arts and cultural industries. This includes:
producing a career-orientated biography and CV
building up a portfolio of work
meeting key personnel in the majority of the city’s cultural organisations
gaining knowledge about job application processes
increased awareness of the arts industry through networking with COoL & LARC organisations
attending seminars that include Arts Council England, Culture Liverpool and Equity
A great platform to kick-start your professional career in the arts!
“An enriching experience non-comparable to any other..."
"The commitment required to complete the programme taught us great discipline which will set us up well for our future careers.”
“Hope Street EAP is a fantastic journey and a great platform for professional development.”
“A unique supportive bridge into the industry. The programme is exciting, fun-filled, creatively stimulating and immersive. It’s a networking opportunity like no other which encourages artists to push their own boundaries.”
“The EAP 2014 experience has filled our souls with so much passion and enthusiasm to fulfil our career in the arts #dreams #yolo.”
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Hope Street has been supporting Emerging Artists in Liverpool for 27 years, running this unique professional development programme for anyone over 18 (no upper age limit) from anywhere in the world. Our artists have forged successful careers for themselves and secured employment with various organisations, including Lantern Company, 20 Stories High, Everyman Theatre, European City of Sport 2016, The Challenge, Brouhaha, National Museums of Liverpool, and you could be next as one of our cohort of Hope Street Artists.
Hope Street Ltd reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify, in any way, information relating to the programme.
Friday 13th May Venue: Hope Street Ltd,
4th floor, 76-78 Lord Street,
Liverpool L2 1TL Free entrance: drop in - 5pm to 9pm
Tent! is a multimedia interactive artwork in a city centre office block, responding to current crises and protests, homelessness and the international refugee camps.
Tent! is a continuous performance lasting 4 hours, during which the audience can drop in at any time, creating individual and intimate experiences in this unusual tent city.
Tent!has been created exclusively for Light Night and serves as a platform for Hope Street’s Emerging Artists to experiment with different mediums, such as sound, set, lights and performance, to create a “Tent City” in an office block in Liverpool city centre.
Hope Street Ltd sees families as an important part of its audience and meets the criteria of Family Arts Standards.
Hope Street Ltd is the founding member of COoL - a diverse collective of key arts organisations in Liverpool: championing the arts; changing perceptions; creating possibilities.
Hope Street Ltd is a company limited by guarantee: 2274170 (England) and a registered charity: 327870.
Hope Street Ltd would like to thank Business in the Arts:North West, through whose Better Board Bank programme Martin Bocking, Zik Omope of Ziko Associates, Andrew Taylor of The TPS Group and Mark Leech of Bruntwood have joined the board.