We provide the region with a venue for alternative theatre and live performance.
We present high quality performances by bringing together and employing established, emerging and newcomer artists and companies. We support and invite artists of all backgrounds, disciplines and traditions, to present their work in our community. We remain accessible to a wide audience by presenting affordable and entertaining performances in venues throughout the region.
We showcase and incorporate the region’s natural and artificial landscapes.
Through various site specific arts events, public spaces are celebrated and infused with theatre, dance, music, food and visual art. These events showcase the character of the region by using its history and geography as tools for artistic creation and as integral set pieces in their presentation. Through these events, audiences are invited to participate, explore and celebrate the creative spirit of their community and of themselves.
We provide artistic opportunities for the community.
We engage members of the community through free classes and artistic projects with professional local and national artists. We seek unexpected partnerships that foster creative expression, facilitate communication between various groups within the community and develop a greater appreciation for the arts.