Hetain Patel is a multi-award-winning artist and performer from Bolton working in the mediums of sculpture, film, live performance, painting and photography. His work has been presented in the UK and internationally. In 2018, Hetain directed Contact Young Company’s show Oh Man, using interviews with boys and men from across generations to create a new piece exploring gender equality and expectations.
“My experience working with CYC will stay with me for a long time. The talent, bravery and collaborative spirit in the group was truly inspiring. It is clear that Contact foster an environment and support structures for young people of all backgrounds to be their full creative selves. It is an honour to be a Patron for an organisation leading the way in this important work.”
What They Can't See–‘What They Can’t See’ is a play based on living under two cultures. A young girl lives in a house that is alive and one day a stranger comes in through her window, exposing her to the outside world. It uses magical realism inspired by…
Changeling Annual 2023 is OUT NOW!30 May 2023Changeling Annual is a collection of activities, comics, illustration, poetry, and short fiction for children. It’s a one-of-a-kind publication, because it ONLY features neurodivergent talent.
Could You Be Contact's Next Chair?18 July 2023Contact is looking for up to two people to become Chairs and lead our Board of Trustees!