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Frantic Ignition 2015 Photographs

Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks
Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks

We're delighted to be a partner for this year's Frantic Ignition, Frantic Assembly’s annual training programme for young men aged 16-20. See what the programme has achieved so far...

"Ignition taught me that I could be anyone I wanted to be. Do anything that I wanted to do." 2015 Participant

Since Ignition started, Frantic have worked with:
- 2,010 boys
- 40% from areas of highest deprivation
- 12% with a disability
- 29% hadn't taken part in arts activities before

Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks
Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks

"Before Ignition I wasn't interested in college or education. Ignition was the push that I needed to get on track." 2015 Participant

2015 Locations: Birmingham, Corby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Hull, Leeds, London, Plymouth, Swansea, Wrexham

Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks
Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks

Top 3 Songs, Ignition 2015: Run Boy Run by Woodkid, Shame by Young Fathers & Go by Chemical Brothers

Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks
Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks

"Channels aggression and energy into something awesome." 2015 Participant

Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks
Frantic Ignition 2015 (c) Helen Maybanks

As well as visiting Liverpool, Frantic will be travelling to other cities in the UK to find 12 of the brightest and bravest young men to form the Ignition 2016 Company, a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills, create original work and perform to a live audience. Read More