Since June, Kneehigh has been busy. Windows to the World saw 17 creative challenges posted online and exclusive content was given free to schools to support teachers, students and home schooling. Tom Jackson Greaves produced a short film, The Neon Shadow, which was released on 28th August. Kneehigh’s popular story walk app, Walk With Me, has four new walks from the St Austell Bay area, including two developed with the Eden Project. The Homesgrown project provided a ‘Great Night In’ for people with learning disabilities, and Anna Murphy and Scott Lavene from the Outsiders Project have held writing workshops with people in recovery at Cosgarne House in St Austell. In the autumn, Kneehigh is planning a series of prototype performances based on Italo Calvino’s Italian Folk Tales, and will collaborate with Good Chance Theatre on a project exploring outdoor event and performance, and the role theatre can play in bringing people together in ways that feel safe. In December, The Barns will be transformed with a socially distanced installation and exhibition to celebrate all things Kneehigh and their 40th year. The company hope to begin performing to larger audiences next year. The Asylum, Kneehigh’s unique theatre tent venue, will return to Cornwall for an extended festival season in 2021 featuring food, music, performance and event. The Asylum will also tour to festivals in the UK and further afield. Several touring shows are in development and projects are evolving, including Wagstaffe the Wind Up Boy, written by Carl Grose and directed by Mike Shepherd.
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