ADAPT 2018
ADAPT = Artist Development And Performance Training
ADAPT is a ten-week vocational training programme which will culminate in a large scale, split-site, multidisciplinary performance.

Climate Change is Rubbish celebrates Hope Street's 30th birthday and will contribute to the national programme led by Julie's Bicycle: Season for Change, celebrating the environment and inspiring action on climate change, to coincide with the global COP24 talks.

The show will be directed by EggPeople, with film by First Take.  It will comprise street theatre performances, as well as a 'Party Conference', led by a mock political party, which believes that climate change is a myth.

In addition to creating this show, ADAPT trainees will learn the business skills needed to work in the arts and cultural sector, network with and meet key personnel in other major creative organisations in Liverpool as well as attend workshops.

ADAPT 2018 is an intense version of, and modelled on the Emerging Artists Programme. For examples of what was produced during the last three programmes, please visit 2012, 2014 and 2016Please click to download the Evaluation Report for 2016. 

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“An enriching experience non-comparable to any other..."

“A fantastic journey and a great platform for professional development.”“Hope Street EAP is a fantastic journey and a great platform for professional development.”

“A unique supportive bridge into the industry. The programme is exciting, fun-filled, creatively stimulating and immersive. It’s a networking opportunity like no other which encourages artists to push their own boundaries.”

Hope Street has been supporting emerging artists in Liverpool for 30 years, running unique professional development programmes for anyone over 18 (no upper age limit) from anywhere in the world. Our artists have forged successful careers for themselves and secured employment with various organisations, including Lantern Company, 20 Stories High, Everyman Theatre, European City of Sport 2016, The Challenge, Brouhaha and National Museums of Liverpool.


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