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Destino Dance Company – Ethiopia

Destino Dance Company, 2014-2015

In the early 2000s, IPAT supported a community dance company based in Ethiopia named Adugna. Through IPAT’s grants, sixteen young dancers were able to practice and perform their art, while being able to support their families. This enabled Adugna to establish itself and demonstrate what could be achieved by the arts in terms of community and […]

Theatre for Everybody – Gaza

Theatre for Everybody - War & Peace

Working with the London-based AZ Theatre, in 2015, IPAT helped a theatre group based in Gaza to put on a production of Tolstoy’s War & Peace. The production, a video of which was shown to supporters in the UK, highlighted the struggles and plights of those stuck within a conflict situation–over which they have no control. Theatre […]

The Freedom Theatre – Palestine

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The Freedom Theatre aims to demonstrate a model of artistic excellence in theatre in Occupied Palestine and provide opportunities for the children and youth of Jenin Refugee Camp.

Reasmey Angkor troupe – Cambodia

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An interview with friends of the Reasmey Angkor troupe. What difference has the help of IPAT has made to the group, family and friends, and the wider community? The difference made to the life of the company by IPAT is immeasurable; it is the difference between existence and failure. To the families the company supports […]

Daimohk Dance Group – Chechenya

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‘Daimohk’ meaning ‘ancestral land’ in Chechen, is a dance group comprising 33 dancers (aged 6 to 16) and five musicians from Grozny, who together perform the traditional acrobatic dances and musical mantras of their homeland.

Open Space Theatre – Chile

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Chile is amongst the 10 most unequal countries of the world in the distribution of wealth and that disparity is reflected in education and the arts. Therefore we decided to direct our action to children living in poor areas, devising plays of a high technical standard.

Kalibán Usina Teatro – Uruguay

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Since 2004, IPAT has been supporting the unique activities of Kalibán Usina Teatro who work with teenagers and adults from across the city of Montevideo to provide opportunities for training and for self-expression.

Music for Hope – El Salvador

Community concert marking the 21st anniversary of Archbishop Romero's assassination.
Ciudad Romero.

Group: 'Tlaloc' based in the community of Nueva Esperanza.

Part of the 'Music for Hope' project,
Nueva Esperanza, Bajo Lempa,
El Salvador

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Tel: Mob: +44 (0)7960 872 408 
kevinhayes@talktalk.net

Music for Hope is a dynamic, community music project for young people from the Bajo Lempa of El Salvador. Inspired by the political and cultural heritage of the region, Music for Hope uses participatory music.

Grassroots Theatre Company – Zimbabwe

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Grassroots Theatre Company was established in 1990, and works with the most marginalised people of our society, both in Zimbabwe and the UK. The program enables the adults of the villages to work with the children and listen to their needs through song, poetry, dance and storytelling.