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Part of Pride in Trafford

EVENT INFORMATION

Breaking Ground returns for a Pride in Trafford extravaganza with guest curators TransCreative at the helm. This spectacular showcase will feature a selection of trans & non-binary emerging makers & artists as they break ground, giving you a look into their projects in development. 

Expect a fabulous evening of fun, bold and exciting work with a chance for the artists to get feedback and contribute towards the future of these ground-breaking projects.

Makers & artists will receive support from Waterside Arts & Creative Industries Trafford and mentoring from TransCreative Artistic Director Kate O’Donnell.

ABOUT KATE O'DONNELL & TRANSCREATIVE

Kate O’Donnell is an award winning transgender performer, activist and theatre maker. In  2016 she founded Trans Creative a trans led  arts company with the tagline “telling our own stories”. In 2017 she initiated and curated Manchester's first trans arts festival  in which 50 trans voices were heard, now called  Trans Vegas and heading into its 3rd year of programming. Her theatre work is autobiographical, entertaining and political showing pride and strength in being transgender and includes; the award-winning Big Girl’s Blouse and  the critically acclaimed one woman show You've Changed. Kate regularly presents on radio and speaks on panels such as Southbank’s Women of the World Festival and has made a guest appearance on the Guilty Feminist podcast. In 2018 she was  nominated for the Gay Times Arts and Culture award and included in Northern Soul's 50 Great Northerners

WHAT IS A SCRATCH NIGHT?

A scratch night is a platform for artists, theatre-makers and performers to ‘test’ out their ideas in front of a live audience. Most often, the projects are works-in-progress and offer artists a chance to gain invaluable feedback which assist theatre-makers in the development of their piece.

ARTISTS

TBA

If you would like to present a developing piece at this event, please e-mail ross@watersidearts.org

Please click here for more information on how to apply.

RUNNING TIMES

19:45 – 21:25 approx including an interval

MEDIA

@WatersideArts @CITrafford @transcreativeuk

#TransCreativeBreakingGround

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