Odd Arts deliver issue based creative programmes with vulnerable and excluded groups. All our projects use specialist applied theatre and creative arts to address and explore contentious and challenging issues.
We work within four main sectors:
Reduce risk of (re) offending
Build more cohesive and safer communities
Improve mental well being including increased confidence and self worth
Improve work based skills through accreditation, communication skills and therapeutic learning
Increase access and engagement to the arts and culture for disadvantaged groups
Issue based drama workshops and projects
Therapeutic theatre programmes teaching new skills around thinking and communication
Film, creative arts and music workshops (always including drama)
Interactive theatre performances
Training and accreditation (Arts Award and ASDAN)
Empowerment and enrichment for all
Passion for arts and social justice
Freedom to explore new ideas and create
Equality of expression for all staff and stakeholders
Learning from and within everything we do
A restorative and strengths based approach
Empower people to change their lives
Odd Arts is working tirelessly to address the challenges of a society facing increasing division, violence & isolation.
Odd Arts gives people the skills, hope, voice & confidence to make positive change to their own lives.