MAYK is one of the country’s leading live performance producing organisations. Based in Bristol but working internationally, MAYK’s mission is to make important, unexpected, revelatory work with visionary artists that changes our experience of the world and each other. The work of the organisation year-round is to create dynamic meeting points for participation in world-class live performance both in and out of traditional art spaces. Led by Kate Yedigaroff and Matthew Austin, MAYK was established in 2011 and continues to make a space for a holistic long term approach to creating memorable experiences that are accessible to lots of people.
MAYK curates and produces Mayfest – Bristol’s international festival of theatre. MAYK is a lead partner on Horizon, a new showcase of performance created in England at the Edinburgh Festivals. MAYK is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation and a Bristol City Council Cultural Investment Partner.
MAYK’s partnership began back in 2008 when Arnolfini and Mayfest collaborated on a shared programme for the first time. Their partnership continues to grow with recent presentations including Caroline Williams’ Now Is The Time to Say Nothing, Raquel Meseguer Zafe’s A Crash Course in Cloudspotting and Jo Bannon’s We Are F*cked.