Our tea-trolley theatre feeds into a much bigger project. We are in the process of fundraising for a project which will enable us to create a trio of bespoke multi-sensory theatre for neuro-diverse audiences. Any additional money that we raise will go towards getting this project off the ground.
Our plan is to partner up with a North East care home, where we will run a series of multi-sensory workshops on the dementia unit. During these workshops we will experiment with multi-sensory techniques, performance and non-verbal communication. We will then go away and create a bespoke piece of multi-sensory theatre that can then be trialled again at the same home.
This is new territory for us but also within dementia care. There is a lot of research into the benefits of multi-sensory engagement for older people but there are not many examples of it being put into practice. This project will help us to experiment and explore what is possible with the end goal of improving well being for older people.
Woven Nest Theatre