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Chester Performs is a new organisation driving the development of the performing arts in Chester and Cheshire.
Chester Performs Welcomes You …
Over the next few years Chester Performs will be working closely with local, national and international artists to deliver exciting and unusual projects. There are lots of ways in which you can take part both as audiences and participants. Read on to see how you might become involved in their challenging projects.
Youth Steering Group
Chester Performs is looking for enthusiastic young people to help with their Youth Steering Group project. If you are aged between 11 - 25 and want to have your say in Chester Performs' Youth Arts Programme, visit their website to find out more information.
As well as presenting their own diverse programme Chester Performs also works alongside other performing arts organisations and artists to deliver an extensive and exciting calendar of events across Chester and Cheshire.
Performing Arts Network
The Performing Arts Network Provides a platform for project ideas and discussion. Bringing organisations and artists together to improve communication and assist in developing a cohesive programme of performing arts activity for Chester and Cheshire. The network will feature an online forum and regular networking events will be held at the Chester Performs office which all members are welcome to attend.
Performing Arts Network is open to any organisation, school, college, community group or artist working within the performing arts in the region. Visit their website to find out more about this exciting project.
If you would like to register or you simply wish to receive network updates please contact
Chester Performs - driving the development of the performing arts in Chester and Cheshire
Performing Arts Centre
The Performing Arts Centre for Chester is due to open in 2011. The centre will be situated in the heart of the city, close to site of the old Chester Gateway Theatre. This fantastic new resource for the city is being designed by acclaimed architects Hopkins, whose numerous award winning schemes includes Glyndebourne’s re-development and new auditorium.
Together with the City Council and Northgate developers ING, Chester Performs is planning a centre of international renown which will be a truly open resource for the city and the region.
The centre will be led, not only by a dynamic management team, but also by artists and the community themselves. This will ensure recognition for its work and will encourage local communities to develop interests and careers in the creative industries and will set the centre as a model of good practice in its field.
To find out more about Chester Performs’ current programme visit the website
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