Seed Support

Surf Generator Seed Support: Artists 4 Artists

SURF GENERATOR SEED SUPPORT: ARTISTS 4 ARTISTS

Surf the Wave are offering Artists 4 Artists in partnership with Strike A Light £4,000 Seed Support to invest in curating a Hip Hop triple bill at the Gloucester Guildhall.

Artists 4 Artists, the UK’s first artist led initiative working to up skill Hip Hop theatre makers in the UK, will partner with Gloucester based organisation Strike A Light to curate a Hip Hop triple bill at the Gloucester Guildhall in Spring 2020.

Alongside a presentation of work from 3 breakthrough Hip Hop artists, Artists 4 Artists will also scope the wider Gloucester network and landscape to understand what Artists 4 Artists could offer in the near future and what they could solidify in access to Hip Hop dance theatre provision. 

Surf Generator Seed Support: Theo Clinkard

SURF GENERATOR SEED SUPPORT: THEO CLINKARD

Surf the Wave are offering Theo Clinkard & Company £3,160 Seed Support to invest in collaboration between Theo Clinkard & Company and Horniman Museum & Gardens. 

Theo Clinkard and Horniman Museum & Gardens found synergy around Theo’s new company work in development, THE CENTURY PROJECT, a hopeful project that spans a century, celebrating dancers and their practices and culminating in a final performance beyond our lifetimes.

As part of an R&D phase, this collaboration will challenge and inform the project concept and how it might live beyond dance spaces. 

With shared interests in history and the future, alongside Horniman’s expertise in archiving, anthropology, the natural world, and musical instruments, this partnership will exchange ideas, share findings with Horniman’s community and each broker new partnerships for the other.

Surf Generator Seed Support: Casson and Friends with Crewe Lyceum

SURF GENERATOR SEED SUPPORT: CASSON AND FRIENDS WITH CREWE LYCEUM

Surf the Wave have offered Casson and Friends in collaboration with Crewe Lyceum £3,275 Seed Support to research & develop their new production ‘Preppers’, investigating survival and preparedness in the UK.

The new relationship will specifically engage with local communities in Cheshire East, initiating conversations around the themes of the work, and bringing people into the creative process, to build audiences for and appreciation of dance in the area.

We will also be consulting with wider local and national partners including Hack Green Nuclear Bunker and Cheshire Rural Touring Arts, to ensure that the developing work is suitable for touring to a variety of contexts including theatre, rural & unusual spaces.