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Claire Webster Saaremets

Artistic Director Claire Webster Saaremets has a professional practice including more than 100 collaborative artistic projects with more than 5000 people nationally and internationally, over 24 years. Founder of Skimstone Arts 12 years ago who support diverse artists, communities and those at risk of social isolation to create work with, for and about the world that matters to them. She leads on creating work exploring universal themes of everyday life including love, loss and survival, inspired by her passion for collecting stories from often forgotten or oppressed communities, alongside key research from academic partners and institutions.


A vocalist, former piano teacher and street band member with extensive training in theatre and performance she is passionate about creating ensembles of diverse artists and communities, that seek to make today’s stories accessible to everyone.

Claire can be contacted via email at

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