The project ImPArt takes accessibility a step further. It becomes a source of inspiration and encourages experiments.
The four project partners from Germany, Greece, Italy and Armenia set out on an expedition with international artists with and without disabilities from various backgrounds that uncovers, taps into and makes tangible the aristic potential of truly accessible art at the theorietical and pratical level.
Workshops, masterclasses, international symposia, international summits and international labs breaking new ground for inclusion in the arts. ImPArt enables us to re-think the stage, and to experiment with thoughts and approaches. This expedition will result and find its artistic expression in three interdisciplinary performances, which will be touring around Europe.
Sommertheater Pusteblume (D) has been working for more than 20 years successfully in the field of cultural promotion for people with and without disabilities. Founded in 1994, Sommertheater Pusteblume supports the creative, artistic and cultural development as well as the communication between people with and without disabilities. This is particularly done by organizing and supporting innovative cultural projects, consulting, realisation of artistic workshops and training courses.
Synergy of Music Theatre [SMouTh] (GB) is a non-profit organisation, created in 2001, by emerging professional artists in the areas of theatre, music, dance and media. The primary aims of SMouTh is to provide youth and adults opportunities of initiation, training, education, creation, research and professional issues, in performing and visual arts, and by this process, to reinvent the means of artistic expression. SMouTh plans and executes workshops for various artistic languages (creative writing, drama, music, dance, aerial dance, media, etc.), organises professional and educational performances and cultural productions and is actively involved in several European projects and networks.
NCA.SMALL THEATRE (ARM) is one of the youngest and most innovative theatrical companies in Armenia. Vahan Badalyan founded the theatre company about 20 years ago as a drama-studio. The mission is to produce independent, creative work, and to serve as a platform to provide various educational programs for youth interested in exploring the theatrical arts. The aim is to experiment with form and content, whilst producing work that is entertaining and accessible for a range of audiences.