Description Type Discipline Country
Groundwater Workshops

Groundwater Workshops, formerly Ask an Actor, was created by Erin Shields in 2004 to provide high quality drama workshops to teachers and students. We deliver programs that respond to social and curriculum needs, often conducting school-wide initiatives that engage students of all ages. We have visited over seventy-five schools in Toronto, the GTA and beyond, returning to most schools for many years.

Organization Theatre Canada
Group 705

The group was formed in 2005 on the basis of the Children's Media Center with the support of ArtEast. The main activities of the initiative group are street performances, animation and experimental theater of the absurd. Our mission: to overcome the unbearable absurdity of life through simple concrete meaningful action.

Organization Theatre Kyrgyzstan
Groupo Contrafilé

The Contrafilé (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2000) investigates possible relationships between art, politics and education and how they extend the right to creative production of the city. Develops public intervention work promoting creative encounters with different people, groups and communities.

Organization Multidisciplinary Brazil

We are a network of artists, cultural managers and promoters who promote the "collective experience of art and culture" in different communities in Costa Rica, seeking to promote social transformation.

Organization Costa Rica
Gudran Association for Art and Development

Gudran Association for Art and Development is a coalition of artists, writers, photographers, directors, dramatists, and musicians motivated by what we call “the artists’ social responsibility-” to abandon the traditional spaces of exhibition and performance, activate our artistic practice in the street, and stimulate contact with all aspects of Egyptian society. We aim to promote positive social transformation through the development of artistic practices that involve more members of society and surpass the state of stagnancy surrounding contemporary art. 

Organization Multidisciplinary Egypt
H'art Center

We are a non-profit, charitable arts hub that provides people with disability and those facing barriers with opportunities to study, practice, create and produce works in the arts.

Organization Multidisciplinary Canada
Hamilton Youth Poets (HYP)

Hamilton Youth Poets (HYP) was created in 2012 to give our community's youth the opportunity to develop their creative skills and have their voices heard. HYP has grown steadily and evolved into an arts organization that engages Hamilton youth in the act of telling their own stories through spoken word, verse, multimedia, poetry slam, and new age journalism. 

Organization Multidisciplinary Canada
Harbourfront Centre

Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront, is an innovative not-for-profit cultural organization that creates events and activities of excellence that enliven, educate and entertain a diverse public.

Organization Multidisciplinary Canada
Health Action Theatre by Seniors (HATS)

HATS is an innovative, community-based health care program for seniors. HATS uses a form of educational theatre to raise awareness about difficult issues facing seniors. At the same time, this educational theatre (performed by volunteer seniors) also promotes a positive problem-solving forum for both audience and participants.

Organization Theatre Canada
Health Arts Society and Artworks Program

Health Arts Society aims to meet the need for high quality live professional arts programs for people in health care sites. The Artworks program's goal is to maintain seniors' interest in creative pursuits to the best of their ability.

Organization Multidisciplinary Canada

Heartefact was founded in 2009 as an organization dedicated to raising critical awareness and building open and free societies through creative and artistic exchange on important social issues related to human rights, freedom of speech and social responsibility. We support and encourage contemporary and engaged cultural and artistic creativity, thus creating the conditions for constructing a new generation of socially engaged, creative and progressive forces that will critically reflect the world around them, and contribute to the development of the entire region.

Organization Multidisciplinary Serbia
Highlight Arts

We are Highlight Arts. You may know us from our previous name, Reel Festivals. Highlight Arts organizes festivals, events and workshops to uncover stories about people and places affected by ‘conflict’ in its many different forms: inequality, prejudice, war or environmental disaster. We are a non-profit, UK-based charity and have been running for over eight years.

Organization Multidisciplinary United Kingdom
Hip Hop Theatre Initiative


  1. To integrate the rigors of theatre training with the performance elements and politics of the youth-driven, grassroots, activist culture of Hip Hop
  2. To train participants to lead arts-based workshops and to facilitate dialogue about the social issues pertaining to Hip Hop.


Organization Theatre United States
Hua Dan

Hua Dan Limited is a Hong Kong-registered charity dedicated to using the power of participation in theatre workshops as a tool for individual and community transformation. Through such workshops, we assist migrant workers and their children in mainland China, who are either migrants themselves or left-behind to stay with family.

Organization Theatre China
I.AM (Intergenerational Arts Movement)

From the About page: 

"I.AM (Intergenerational Arts Movement) is an arts initiative providing affordable arts-related services to all members of York Region in order to explore their creative potential. We strongly believe in the power of creativity in bridging communities and people together. 

The mission of I.AM is to provide a space of social and personal awakening through diverse artistic platforms.

I.AM’s vision is to be a cultivating community arts engaged initiative in the Regional Municipality of York..." 

Organization Multidisciplinary Canada