The Mill is seeking an experienced project manager and oral history practitioner to manage the Tales from The Mill oral history project during the Summer 2021. The project will see to uncover and record the
The Age Exchange Theatre and Reminiscence Centre was founded by Pam Schweitzer in 1983 and she was its Artistic Director from 1983 to 2005. Her special interest in creating theatre from the memories of older people has led her to direct over 30 professional theatre productions which have toured nationally and internationally.
This project involved an oral historian working creatively with spoken testimonies to create memory-based art and poetry. It explored the importance of taking time to reflect on and celebrate a person’s life and achievements and what it means to have that life story encapsulated in an artwork.