GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Four Themes have been developed by CfAT to categorise the Goals and Objectives for the company for the period 2016 -2020:
Theme A: Artistic Excellence - The art of making intercultural theatre (Our Arts)
Theme B: Access, Marketing & Participation – bringing our creators and audiences together (Our People)
Theme C: CALD Sector Research & Development – Ideas and innovations for a new world (Our World)
Theme D: Sustainability & Governance – Being Productive and securing our future (Our Business)
1. Horizontal Transparent Governance:
retaining a sense of family gathering through caring, non-violent communication, peace and harmony.
2. Liberating Creativity:
through a nourishing, co-creative culture of collaboration, inclusivity, respect and partnership.
3. Creative Experimentation:
innovative solutions to arrive at new forms of expression that reflect the complexity of our changing world.
cultural memories, practices, expression and cathartic aspects of human life –daily life and community living.
5. Committed to Caring:
impacts of globalisation, (de)-colonisation and migration.
6. Focus on Diversity:
appreciation of diversity and pluralism – pluri-vocality and inter-culturalism.
7. Recognition of Boundless Inter-relationships:
all (living) things are connected to one another, everything is connected to everything
8. Global Perspectives:
on social justice, reconciliation, healing, well-being and happiness.
9. Ethical and Energetic Exploration:
integrity and rigour, urgency and necessity, trusting the unknown.
10. Continuous Improvement:
ongoing research and application of new learnings and experiences
CFAT – Home of Intercultural Theatre
Welcoming the renewal and restoration of human wellbeing.
To be/come a Welcome Home – O ka e ri na sai for intercultural research, training and theatre practice.
CfAT, as a progressive theatre company, is: • focussed on the learning and stimulation of creativity and innovation with theatre in a culturally complex/pluralist society/world. • a collaboration of diverse artists creating and producing socially, culturally and environmentally responsive intercultural performance works that speak to the heart of universal experience. • skilled in the trade/exchange, recovery and investigation of stories, to enable the sharing of knowledge and understanding between and within different cultures. • committed to produce transcultural performance for an emerging world, through invigorating co-creation of new multi-art intercultural theatre that heals, entertains and educates.