Three organisations will receive a total of £669,966 in the fifteenth round of the Strategic touring programme (announced on 20 August 2014).
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Round 16: successful applicants in detail
Four organisations successfully received funding in the sixteenth round of the Strategic touring programme. These are:
Lauren Hendry - Beta Testing tour and audience development (London based)
Working with the Production Shed to deliver the Circus Geeks tour Beta Testing, an accessible juggling show with accompanying workshops, to rural and small-scale venues. The work will tour across England with the aim of building an appetite for contemporary circus and creating a gateway for future companies to follow.
Oldham Coliseum Theatre - The Mist in the Mirror Yorkshire Tour (North based)
To mount a new commission by Ian Kershaw of Susan Hill's novel The Mist in the Mirror, working with digital scenographers imitating the dog. Funding will support the extension of the tour to areas of low engagement throughout Yorkshire.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - Open All Ears: The Three Town Tour (London based)
To design and deliver new touring activity by Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment to increase access and participation. Audiences from the Midlands and South East Areas from all ages and backgrounds will be invited to participate in the project, delivered in informal and familiar settings.
AV Festival - Sound Strata of Coastal Northumberland (North based)
To deliver 'Sound Strata of Coastal Northumberland', a touring project in collaboration with Berwick Visual Arts (The Gymnasium Gallery), Woodhorn Charitable Trust (Woodhorn Museum) and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne Community Development Trust (The Lookout Tower). It will take place during 2015 at venues strategically positioned along the Northumberland coastline.