Case studies

A person sat at a piano with a another person stood up next to them pointing at the music

Sharing learning: rb&hArts – Musicians in healthcare mentoring programme

rb&hArts is the designated arts team for Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, providing a range of creative opportunities ...
Photo of an actor standing on a platform in front of water. A projection of a person in the background.
Slung Low, Flood Part 4. Image: Malcolm Johnson

Sharing learning: Reframing success and failure in artistic practice – Slung Low

In this case study, members from Slung Low theatre company discuss the challenges they faced in taking on their biggest ...
Children watching outdoor performance through railings
Back to Ours – Back to Bransholme. Photo: Jerome Whittingham @Photomoments

Sharing learning: Back to Ours – Learning through meaningful dialogue with people and places

In this learning case study Louise Yates from Back to Ours shares her experience of delivering a large-scale production for ...
Performers in site specific theatre
Grid Iron, Crude: An Exploration of Oil 2016. Photo: Eoin Carey

Sharing learning: Grid Iron Theatre Company – Managing risk

Judith Doherty, Producer, Chief Executive and Co-Artistic Director of Grid Iron Theatre Company reflects on the challenges associated with staging ...
Sharing learning: Yorkshire Dance - Working in partnership with funders to foster learning
In Mature Company, Seacroft Grange. Photo: Aaron Howell

Sharing learning: Yorkshire Dance – Working in partnership with funders to foster learning

Rachel Kingdom, Development Manager for Yorkshire Dance, shares how their project, 'In Mature Company', can act as a template for ...
Dance performance
Birds of Paradise, Purposeless Movements 2019. Photo: Mihaela Bodlovic

Sharing learning: Developing personal access statements – Birds of Paradise Theatre Company

Here Mairi Taylor, Executive Producer of Birds of Paradise Theatre Company, reflects on how they as a company learnt from ...
Older woman in hat dancing
Dance to Health, Norwich. Photo: Camilla Greenwell

Sharing learning: Aesop – Towards a more nuanced understanding of artistic outcomes in arts-in-health research

Tim Joss, founder of Aesop, shares lessons from the Dance to Health programme, the role research and evaluation played and ...
Woman doing craft activities with wild flowers
Workshops with Burnfoot Community Gardeners and Moving Image Makers Collective. Photo: Karel Doing

Sharing learning: Alchemy Film & Arts – Upholding our commitment to art and audience

Rachael Disbury, Production Director at Alchemy Film & Arts, shares how the organisation changed their approach to audience engagement, paying ...
Lit up castle with crowds
Mabinogi at Harlech Castle, Photo: Ben Davies

Sharing learning: Cauldrons and Furnaces – Managing multiple agendas and ownership in large-scale projects

Freelance project director Clare Williams reflects on managing multiple agendas and questions of ownership in complex, large-scale projects such as ...