It’s been a three years since we took over the PILOT Nights controls and what a wonderful three years of PILOT Nights it has been. There have been 10 PILOT Nights,including two new PILOT Sites events. These have taken place in 9 venues across the West Midlands with a total of 13 co-PILOTS helping to curate the events. We have supported 50 artists and companies in showing their works in progress to over 1400 audience members.
At least 16 artists and companies presenting work across this period of the PILOT Nights programme have gone onto take their work to full production, and to tour nationally. These have included Selina Thompson Dark and Lovely, 2Magpies Ventoux, Demi Nandhra Life is No Laughing Matter and Hannah Silva Schlock! to name but a few.
We’d like to thank all the artists, co-PILOTS and venues who have supported and taken part in PILOT Nights over the past two years and also to our funders Arts Council England and the Sir Barry Jackson Trust. But most of all thank you to you, our audiences, for attending and supporting PILOT Nights. We couldn’t do it without you.
We hope you all have a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year
Jo, Jo, Pippa and Thomas