The Rebelah Project

The Rebelah project You learn best in an environment where you feel safe, no matter where you come from or what you believe. Together with partners from Spain, France and Hungary and with the University of Groningen, Centre for Religion and Heritage, we are investigating how to create inclusive environments where everyone feels free to […]

Getting men out of social isolation with storytelling

Foto Unsplash Getting men out of social isolation with storytelling Many projects focus on women, but in our society there are also men in a vulnerable position. They often came here in their early years to work, lost that work in one way or another and ended up in a downward spiral. They have a […]

Joint staff training Common Ground in Pristina, Kosovo

Joint staff training Common Ground in Pristina, Kosovo For the project EU project Common Ground Common Future (Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership) we are looking for narratives that connect. In line with this we develop strategies with which people can better recognize and challenge damaging stories (fake news, hate speech).  In the week of the 20th – […]

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 […]

Theatre about LGBT+: The Man Who Danced Alone

Theatre about LGBT+ The Man Who Danced Alone

The Man Who Danced Alone What is it like to live as an openly gay person in Casablanca? The LGBT + community is a target group that unfortunately does not always experience a sense of social safety. That is certainly true in Morocco. We wanted to make the life of this community in Morocco visible. […]

LGBT +: Ample room for diversity

LGBT +: Ample room for diversity

Ample room for diversity To promote social safety and acceptance of the LGBT+ community in Amsterdam, we believe it is important to also hear the stories from their immediate surroundings. So that family, friends and acquaintances feel that their opinion is allright. The latter often creates room for more understanding. Awareness in the surrroundings In […]