Double Edge Theatre Productions
Ashfield , Massachusetts
The NEA grant will support the Ashfield Living Culture Project, including site specific performances and public art installations. Arts activities will take place on the 100-acre farm center of Double Edge Theatre, as well as public town commons, neighboring farms, farmers markets, and streets to harmonize agricultural and creative endeavors. The Town of Ashfield and Double Edge Theatre ensemble will collaborate with local schools, emerging artists, and community volunteers to animate public and private spaces. Arts activities will engage as many as 9,000 individuals and coincide with the agricultural calendar to celebrate the unique assets of this rural community. Ashfield has a population of 1,800 residents across 40.4 square miles.