HighRise is an award winning multi-arts collective that represents unheard communities and stories of contemporary Inner-City Britain.
Champions of using rap music, theatre, subcultures, politics and heritage at the heartbeat of their work; HighRise is at the frontline of youth arts engagement across the UK where their productions, programmes, consultancy and mentoring schemes offer deep engagement in forgotten areas of Britain. Partners have included Nike, The National Theatre, The Barbican, Centre Point and The Metropolitan Police & specialised art conservatoires including East 15 Acting school, Central School of Speech and Drama and Northampton University.
The company has been seen and featured across media including BBC, BBC Radio, GQ, The Guardian, New York Times, Reuters, London Live & The Evening Standard.
In 2020, HighRise launched NewGens, a unique training programme provides a safe, creative space for young, multi-disciplinary artists aged 16-25, facing access issues into theatre and the arts. NewGens music and theatre alumni can be seen working and studying at BBC, New Diorama Theatre, RADA, Guildhall, Royal Welsh & on Radio, TV & Film.