Boost Box – Creative workshops with young people who work with a team of artists in a range of art forms. Young People take a lead in the project, develop the activity, take part in decision-making and take on leadership role.
Boost Box supports young people to experience and develop skills in a range of art forms, including film, poetry, music, photography and visual arts. The project also provides immersive training for ‘Emerging Participatory Arts Practitioners’. Pedestrian provide training and mentoring in areas such as; safeguarding, planning and delivering arts activity for young people. Trainees deliver alongside a workshop lead to put skills into practice & gain experience.
As part of their training three of our Boost Box trainees supported a tutor during a three day film making course over half term. Here they helped young people create their own film, from start to finish. Supporting them with their ideas, storyboards, props, sets, filming and editing. The final cuts can be seen here: https://tinyurl.com/emcrurcs
Funder(s): Arts Council England