The Remix is an inclusive youth performance company open to young people age 13-19 both disabled and non-disabled from across the county. The Remix members include young people with physical and sensory impairments, young people with learning difficulties and non-disabled young people. This groundbreaking company began as a Cultural Hub project in 2007 when local schools highlighted the need for an integrated performance group. Four years later The Remix has around 40 young people involved in the company and continues to produce fantastic, high quality inclusive performance opportunities for young people in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset.
Over the past 4 years The Remix have worked with top companies including CandoCo Dance Company, Graeae Theatre Company, Choreographer Freddie Opoku-Addair, Place Prize Winner 2008, KMA and StopGap Dance Company. In 0ctober 2010 The Remix took Bournemouth by storm and performed the first integrated flash mob in the South West in Bournemouth Square - please view the You Tube video below:
The Remix is managed by Activate Performing Arts and the Artistic Director of the company is Claire Hodgson from Diverse City. Diverse City advocates for and delivers diversity and equality of opportunity in culture and learning and Claire is a leading light in her field. The Remix team includes qualified care staff who are on hand to assist at all residencies and workshops and Project Manager Alice Chutter, based at Activate Performing Arts.
The Remix meet in school holidays for Remix residencies and one Sunday per month throughout the year at locations in Poole, Bournemouth and West Dorset. This is a fully inclusive, friendly and creative company and are constantly recruiting for new members to join this exciting youth company.
For further information about The Remix, and to get involved in The Remix opportunities please contact Project Manager Jude Allen: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01305 260954.