A manual for Connection

Why do we want to connect people? We are known for not avoiding working in conflict zones. We initiated several projects in occupied territories where, for example, we train Israelis and Palestinian youth in telling their stories in order to initiate or improve the dialogue between the two groups. In the Netherlands (and beyond) we […]

Meeting the Other Workshop: Dialogue for Peace​

Meeting the Other Workshop: Dialogue for Peace

Meeting the Other Workshop: Dialogue for Peace Storytelling is a great – alternative – method to turn young people into change makers within their community. Because through storytelling you learn to connect with yourself. If you can do that once, then it is also easier for you to connect with other people in your community. […]

Kingdom of Fire and Clay: theatre about diversity

Kingdom of Fire and Clay: theatre about diversity

Kingdom of Fire and Clay While the actors Soufiane Moussouli and Yorke Mulder-Bhangoo intend to play a show for the public about extremism, radicalization and an absurd encounter, they run into problems with their own views. The question is whether they can actually play the story at all. Friends or enemies? Two young artists meet […]

Theatre: Five questions you’ve always wanted to ask a terrorist

Theatre: Five questions you've always wanted to ask a terrorist

Five questions you’ve always wanted to ask a terrorist While the actors Soufiane Moussouli and Yorke Mulder-Bhangoo intend to play a show for the public about extremism, radicalization and an absurd encounter, they run into problems with their own views. The question is whether they can actually play the story at all. A chance encounter, […]

Theatre about physical disabilities: I see, I see what you don’t see

Theatre about physical disabilities: I see, I see what you don’t see

I see, I see what you don’t see To include others, with and without disabilities, into part of her story and her struggle, Aysegul Karaca together with us developed a performance for young people : I see I see what you don’t see. This performance is available from March 2019 until November 2020. Living with […]

Theatre about what it’s like to flee: Fortune Seeker

Theatre about what it's like to flee- Fortune Seeker

Fortune Seeker “Those fortune seekers”, that’s how refugees are sometimes called. We wanted to shed a different light on the story of the refugee. After all, aren’t we all looking for happiness? And what are you willing to give up in your search for happiness? Research into free will The performance Fortune Seeker by Soufiane […]

Next to Normal: Palestinian Stories Untold​

Next to Normal: Palestinian Stories Untold​

Next to Normal: Palestinian Stories Untold Palestine is constantly in the news. We see young people throwing stones, mothers crying, rockets and traumatised children. But do we know what really concerns young Palestinians? What makes them happy, what are their worries? Who are their heroes? What are their stories? Theatre as a contribution to connection […]

Picture Your Story​: Embrace Identity

Picture Your Story​: Embrace Identity

Picture Your Story Conflicts between young people from different backgrounds and fear of the “other” is a common problem throughout the European Union. Because the situation in some EU Member States is quite tense, for example due to the arrival of refugees, we developed a storytelling project for several countries within Europe. A new method […]

To school! for intergenerational connection

To school! for intergenerational connection

To School! The project To school! is an intergenerational project that originated in the context of art participation by the elderly. And how better to do that than through memories of (elementary) school days? Thinking back to this time yields beautiful and personal stories that at the same time paint a picture of the times. […]

About identity: Moroc(c)ans don’t cry – theatre

About identity: Moroc(c)ans don't cry - theatre

Moroc(c)ans don’t cry Many young people with a dual identity do not feel at home in the Netherlands, nor in their country of origin. They struggle with their biculturalism and with the image that society paints of them. They are asked to adapt to society, but do they get the chance to do so? Moroccan, […]