The Causeway story is capturing the imagination of local children and helping them learn about some big ideas, explains The Revd Danie Lindley.
Supporting young people to flourish in the arts means recognising the vital, sustaining power of dreams, and giving artists the means to realise them, says professional coach and mentor Brad Cole.
Alice Chutter, Children and Young People Producer at Diverse City, marvels as 4 young artists embark on an extraordinary personal and professional development journey, in collaboration with coaches from Damn Cheek.
Damn Cheek’s founder–director Darren Cheek on the company’s reason to be.
Stories can change lives. Finding and telling inspiring stories – from every corner of life – is central to Damn Cheek’s work, says Artistic Director Karen Spicer.
What can the 8th century Lindisfarne Gospels – the inspiration for Damn Cheek’s summer 2022 community project, The Causeway – tell us about the world in 2022? Quite a lot, explains writer and Executive Director, Tony Earnshaw.
Monday’s Child writer Brendan Murray reflects on the origins of his moving, poetic and magical play about memory, and audiences give their feedback on the recent Damn Cheek production in Gateshead.
Mahsa Hammat Bahary has been appointed an Associate Artist for Damn Cheek. Here she describes her path to becoming an actor.
Julie Latimer of Age UK Gateshead writes about the importance of acceptance when a family member has dementia, and about how Damn Cheek’s production of Monday’s Child is helping to spread this valuable message.