Leeds Studio

Leeds Studio – Bridging the Gap is a new collective of experienced artists and arts professionals who are coming together to establish a new arts studio for young people 16-30. Between us we bring many decades experience in developing young and new artists, managing arts venues and arts projects, the arts and young people sector in Leeds, nationally and internationally and contemporary experience of struggling to establish oneself as a young artist in Leeds and region.

ALEX CHISHOLM worked for West Yorkshire Playhouse for the past 12 years developing and producing new writers and new artists. Writers she has discovered and developed include Mark Catley, Alice Nutter, Tom Wells, Mwewa Sumbwanyambe, Tajinder Singh Hayer, Jodie Marshall and Dom Grace. Recent achievements include commissioning developing and producing production and tour of Refugee Boy adapted by Lemn Sissay and The Market a promenade verbatim play in and about Leeds Kirkgate Market. Both involved extensive community consultation and engagement.

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