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We are seeking an Associate Director who is skilled in their art form, with a minimum of 4 years professional experience, who can collaborate with other artists to co-produce live performances. We wish to identify collaborators who share similar values and principles in working with older people, in an ambitious and respectful way, and who are good communicators and collaborators.

The deadline is by 12 noon, Thursday 8th December

Apply now, or share with someone who you think maybe interested in the role by clicking our link in bio.

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📸 Jassy Earl

We want to train an Associate Director in the “Tricky Hat way”, to widen our base of artists who can deliver Flames Guerilla sessions in the future.

Interested? Apply before 12 noon, Thursday 8th December


📸 Jassy Earl #TrickyHat #TheFlames #ScottishDirectors #theatredirector #theatre

Are you over 50 and do you have a story to tell?

Tricky Hat is welcoming people to join their performance company The Flames, to create a show that challenges pre-conceived ideas of how older people think and what they aspire to.

In 2023, we will be bringing Flames performances to Summerhall, Reconnect Regal Theatre, CCA Glasgow and a venue in the Highland.

Apply now via our bio link

#TheFlames #TrickyHat 📸 Jassy Earl

We are looking for an Associate Director with a minimum of 4 years of professional experience, who can work in collaboration with other artists to co-produce live performances. The training they will receive involves being mentored by, and working alongside, the Artistic Director and Associate Artists on A Flames Guerilla Session.

DEADLINE: 12 noon, Thursday 8th December
#trickyhatproductions #theflames #callout #scotland #director #theatredirector 📸 Jassy Earl

🔥FIRE PRACTICE CALL-OUT 🔥 We want to train 4 artists in the “Tricky Hat way”, to widen our base of artists who can deliver Flames Guerrilla sessions in the future. If you are a Director, Musician, Dancer or Digital Artist and would like to work with us. Apply now! Link in bio

Join us for a 4pm showing or a 7:30pm showing at CCA Glasgow!
We're so excited to show you the incredible work our Flames have put in

Book your tickets in the link in our bio!

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"Hug Me"

HUG and HUG ME are the final films being released by Tricky Hat and The Flames as part of their film series, #DontStopTheFlames. Of all the limitations the pandemic has brought to our lives, it’s hugging we miss the most. We long to hug our families and friends, that close human contact that says so much more than words.

It’s not surprising that the last film in the #DontStopTheFlames project, a series of 8 films about lives and hopes and dreams in the post-Covid world, is about hugging – or the lack of it. This series ends with a two-part series finale.

HUG uses choreography to explore the lack of human connection, and the conflict between the desire to keep our loved ones close and the need to keep them at a social distance. Filmed in unusually quiet urban settings – outside the Science Centre in Glasgow and the Library in Sendai, Japan – it features a powerful soundscape, created using The Flames’ voices.

HUG ME was filmed by The Flames themselves, in Scotland and Japan. As well as demonstrating their digital upskilling, The Flames offer their own unique interpretations of human contact in recent times.

The making of #DontStopTheFlames took place virtually and in-person where possible. Flames across Scotland, Japan and New Zealand devised with Tricky Hat associate artists to create a series of eight films which were released between September and March. Each ‘Flame’ has their own unique tale to tell. This series allowed The Flames to tell their incredible stories about a new way of living and share their raw, real experiences of life at the present moment.

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