Skimstone Arts create collaborative theatre, music and art with artists and researchers, and develop artistic practice with diverse individuals and communities, to reflect challenges in society.
Skimstone Arts bring together musicians, performers, film makers and photographers from UK, Europe and Asia to produce touring theatre, site-specific performances and exhibitions.
Established in 2006 the company is based in Skimstone Studios, Commercial Union House. Original works commissioned and grant funded to date include Jack and Jill & The Red Postbox (Edinburgh Fringe Festival/National Touring), A Natural Anthem (The Discovery Museum), Time For Tea (National Heritage Open Days), Fish & The Yesterday Song, and Tea side, A Traveling Tearoom (BBC and Arts Council England).
Professional actors, audio and visual artists, photographers, live performers, film makers and composers involved in our collaborations.
The company development unit supports Skimstone with its development and expansion.
Our Previous Supporters
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Craig Astley (Chair)
Head of Communications, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Wendy Scott (Vice Chair)
Cultural Development Manager, Northumberland County Council
Programme Lead, Health Improvement Capacity Building
Peter Saaremets (Secretary)
Claire Webster Saaremets