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The Riverfront are working once again working with Theatr Iolo as a partner venue in the third year of their artist development programme Platfform.

There are three residencies in the mix this year as part of the programme; building on existing relationships and creating new partnerships that will nurture and support artists in their exploration of creating new work for and with children and young people. The emphasis this year is on making work with and for families.

We’re thrilled that Gavin Porter a filmmaker and theatre maker will be resident with us at The Riverfront, Newport. Gavin worked for National Theatre Wales leading on the Big Democracy Project and he has also worked in various freelance roles, including as an engagement artist and theatre director.

The Creative Producer at The Riverfront Olivia Harris had this to say: “We are delighted to be welcoming Gavin Porter to The Riverfront and Newport as part of the Platfform project.  He is a fascinating artist with a strong and active community spirit and we’re looking forward to supporting him to bring this to bear, working with families and exploring new ideas both out in community and at The Riverfront.

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We can’t wait to see what Gavin will create.

If you would like to find out more information about the Platfform project, you can find out more here;

For more information check out @RiverfrontArts on twitter or contact our Creative Producer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Platfform is led by Theatr Iolo in partnership with partners including The Riverfront and is made possible with generous support from Arts Council Wales and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.