The Flare Open Forum


Flare - the time and the place

This is a space in the middle of the festival to capture the thoughts of Flare’s artists and audiences, on some key questions around Flare’s time and Flare’s place.

Where are we now?
What’s special about being here?
Where are we going?

With questions posed by established artists including Richard Gregory (What is the City but the People/Quarantine), Alexander Kelly (Third Angel) and Beth Cassani (dance artist) the forum will try to navigate around questions of being and doing - being human, being European, doing theatre, doing politics.

The forum will be led by infamous duo CradShaw – Dr Kate Craddock, Artistic Director of GIFT festival and Teresa Brayshaw, Flare’s Development Director and editor of the 21st Century Performance Reader.