ActNow Theatre is a South Australian theatre company that tailors socially conscious performance projects. ActNow engages professional artists to connect with diverse communities in conversations around challenging, contemporary issues through work that is innovative, informed, inspiring and often confronting but never conventional. ActNow projects have been critically acclaimed, commended in South Australian Parliament and highly praised by audiences, participants and community organisations.
Open Space Contemporary Arts (OSCA)
OSCA is a South Australian based arts organisation creating projects that explore new models of participation and cultural practice in a diversity of urban and regional contexts. They work with people, process and place through the lens of local understandings, knowledge and shared interests. OSCA projects provide artists and non-artists with opportunities to dream, develop and create contemporary art works at the nexus of interdisciplinary practice and community engaged art.
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Adelaide Youth Orchestras (AdYO)
Each year Adelaide Youth Orchestras (AdYO) provide around 250 of South Australia’s young musicians with the opportunity to flourish in a vibrant and exciting musical environment – developing orchestral, musical and team skills with their peers. AdYO’s artistic leadership is provided by Keith Crellin OAM. Members of the four orchestras and three smaller ensembles ranging in age from 8-24 years, come together each week during term time for rehearsals, tutorials and other activities, culminating in over 20 inspirational orchestral performances each year. These include schools concerts, community concerts, retirement villages and the main concert series at Elder Hall and Adelaide Town Hall.
Banner image: Photo - Phil Brown. Location - Adelaide Centre for the Arts. Project - Zero Feet Away development.