Meet your Virtual School's Arts Champion
We asked Rachael Bignall - arts lead for Coventry Virtual School - about her arts interests:
Q: What was the first live music gig/concert you went to?
Rachael: King – Love & Pride Tour, Apollo theatre Coventry – AMAZING!!!
Q: If you were in a film or story, which character would you like to be?
Rachael: Marty McFly from Back to The Future – so I can travel through time
Q: Quick fire questions: choose one option for each quick fire question. Would you prefer to…
Dance or watch TV? Dance
Art gallery or cinema? Art Gallery
Be in a performance or be in the audience ? Perform
What is your favourite arts activity to do ?
Rachael: Read a good book
Here's a sample of some of the arts organisations in Coventry....
Theatre and studio space staging in-house and professional touring dance, drama, music and comedy productions, with particular support for community projects
Micro animation studio creating animated digital content, alongside facilitating animation workshops, courses, clubs and birthday parties both in house and on location.
Positive Youth Foundation
Aim to raise the aspirations and life chances of young people who are facing challenging circumstances, including through arts & culture
The Belgrade is the largest professional theatre in Coventry and acts as both the city and region’s commercial and producing theatre. Also highly respected for its community and education initiatives.
Physical theatre - outdoor and indoor performances that tell stories through movement, gesture and dance. Stories inspired by humanity, science, and the complex world around us
Use nonverbal physical theatre to collaborate with Young People with Learning Disabilities, creating quality art which reflects and celebrates their unique creativity.
Coventry Cultural Education Partnershive have created a fantastic 100 Brilliant Ideas book to get you creating. You can download the PDF here: