STORI aims to reduce isolation, improve connections and wellbeing; and enable participants to increase skills to access pathways to employment, volunteering, education, and training. The project has been using a participatory approach to give vulnerable people and those with complex needs from Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr Tydfil a ‘safe space’ to have a voice and learn from each other, through workshops, participatory theatre, and training.Stori
In the Dark Woods is an educational theatre programme, consisting of the play, post play discussions, workshops, and Teaching Support Materials, and is available for Years 3 and upwards.
“Do you believe in monsters?... Shrek’s a monster and kids love him, but if Shrek lived on my estate, they’d probably kill him. And real monsters don’t look like Shrek, they look just like everybody else. And they don’t rescue princesses, they do horrible, unspeakable things…. I know a real monster. They’re the reason I don’t go to school. This friend said I should tell someone. Shall I tell you?...Making Monsters