Theatre Partners

  • ACTiv-8 was established in 1996 to provide bespoke creative workshops, educational consultancy and events management.
  • The Blue Elephant Theatre is the only theatre in Camberwell: a vibrant arts venue, aiming to nurture new and emerging artists across all art-forms. The theatre’s varied programme includes dance, comedy, music, film and visual art alongside...
  • Bold & Saucy is a Southwark-based touring theatre company which focuses on creating a balance of classic, contemporary and devised work, largely in non-theatre spaces. At the core of its work is the ensemble, working with different groups, in...
  • Box Clever is a Southwark-based touring company dedicated to the creation of inspiring contemporary theatre for young people. With a focus on fast-paced new writing about life in the here-and-now, their work currently reaches an annual audience...
  • The Albany has been appointed to manage the Culture Space at Southwark Council’s new state-of-the-art library in Canada Water. The Albany, South East London’s leading performing arts venue with a growing reputation...
  • CCCP Workshops Ltd is run by top London comedy performance poet Neal Zetter whose workshops are guaranteed to brush aside any preconceptions about poetry being boring. They are fun, accessible and fast moving, allowing all participants to...
  • Collective Artistes produces vibrant, inspiring and socially-relevant theatre that tells the stories of the African Diaspora. Through epic tales of human transformation originating, CA celebrates a common humanity across cultural boundaries. As...
  • Company of Angels was set up to foster and produce innovative theatre for young audiences. The company has already produced a range of acclaimed touring productions and also initiates innovative projects and new models of work with a focus on...
  • Corali Dance Company is a professional performance group made up of adults with learning disabilities. Corali create and tour highly visual performance work that is made by the company in collaboration with other artists. The work is shown in...
  • Crying in the Wilderness Productions is a multimedia production company that brings visibility to narratives that are largely ignored by the mainstream media. The company also specialises in running workshops throughout the year in schools,...
  • Emergency Exit Arts is an arts organisation with the vision, imagination and capacity to deliver unforgettable, delightful and surprising outdoor arts events. Our performances and creative programmes animate and enhance public spaces through the...
  • Exchange Theatre is an international and multi-lingual ensemble established in London in order to create bridges between cultures and languages in theatre. The company produces unknown translations of French plays ranging from classics to...
  • Futures Theatre Company works to create dynamic, high quality and relevant drama. Futures develop their productions through collaboration with choreographers, composers and designers. Much of the work is developed for young people and to support...
  • Half Moon gives young people from birth to 18 an opportunity to experience the best in young people’s theatre, as participants and audience members. The company places an emphasis on engaging participants and artists often excluded...
  • In Toto Theatre is a visual theatre company who use a multi-sensory approach to create highly accessible theatre for children and family audiences. Their work transcends cultural and language barriers by using a combination of puppetry, live...
  • José Navarro is a freelance artist and workshop leader, specialising in mime, puppetry and dance. His tutoring includes performance, demonstration and practical activities with participants, aiming to achieve a small showcase. José...
  • London Bubble is a home of excellent artistic and educational practice that provides opportunities for all Londoners to play, to make and to enjoy Creative Theatre. The company is actively seeking spaces, stories and people that can be animated,...
  • London Drama is the Professional Association for drama teachers, lecturers, teachers-in-training, theatre practitioners and others concerned with any aspect of Drama/Theatre Education. They link Drama across the inner and outer London region....
  • MakeBelieve Arts is a theatre and education company, offering innovative, high quality programmes to develop the creative potential of children aged 2 – 15.  Based in Deptford, MakeBelieve Arts works in Lewisham and its neighbouring...
  • The Martial Dance Company combines fighting techniques and diverse dance styles (including Graham based contemporary dance, ballet, Mattox based jazz, reggae, street fusion etc) to create a highly energetic, motivating and exciting dance movement,...
  • The National Theatre’s eclectic mix of new plays and classics from around the world, with seven or eight plays in repertoire at any time, offers an inspiring resource for teachers and school students. Our South Bank building houses every...
  • Hidden beneath Waterloo Station lies a labyrinth of mystical railway arches, now known as The Old Vic Tunnels. The Old Vic acquired the lease for this unique performance space from BRB (Residuary), formerly British Rail, in February 2010. It has...
  • Oval House Theatre, in addition to the professional theatre programme, provides a programme of activities for young people delivered through two departments. Youth Arts offers out-of-school performing arts classes and performance opportunities...
  • Peckham Shed is a theatre company with a difference, running inspiring theatre workshops for children and young people aged 5 – 17 years old, living in and around South East London. Peckham Shed is open to anyone and everyone whatever their...
  • We are an entirely youth-led theatre company. Founded by us, we have a broad, open aim that allows RD members to realise their varying dreams and motivations for being involved. The outcome of such a diverse and rich collaboration will show off the...
  • Rewrite brings together young people from different backgrounds to fight prejudice and injustice surrounding refuge and asylum through the power of drama and creative writing.
  • Scary Little Girls creates bespoke workshop packages for individual schools and community bodies. All Scary Little Girls’ workshop leaders are working, professional artists. The project coordinator draws from this wide selection of talented...
  • Globe Education is one of the largest and best-respected arts education organisations in the UK. Based at Shakespeare’s Globe theatre, Globe Education welcomes over 100,000 people of all ages onto its programmes each year. Many thousands more...
  • Southwark Mysteries offers creative ways for people to relate to the history and culture of their inner-city environment.
  • Southwark Playhouse is a studio theatre at London Bridge, presenting a year-round programme of inventive performance for courageous audiences. Based in a converted railway arch, the company particularly supports work by emerging practitioners...
  • Steam Industry Free Theatre presents London’s Free Open-Air Theatre Season every summer in the Scoop at More London, alongside innovative and exciting education and outreach projects across Southwark. For 2009 the company presented...
  • Tamasha, formed in 1989 as a partnership between director Kristine Landon-Smith and actor/playwright Sudha Bhuchar, has commissioned and created a body of work ranging from interpretations of literary classics, through vibrant musicals and...
  • tangled feet are an ensemble of theatre practitioners committed to making original work. The company has developed a trademark style of experimental performance, which always begins from a process of physical improvisation and play. Tangled Feet...
  • Theatre Peckham supports children and young people to discover the magic of theatre and develop their potential as performers and creative professionals, creating high quality, accessible, exciting theatre which reflects the diversity of the area...
  • Unicorn Theatre is one of the leading producers of professional theatre for children and young people in the UK. Its home on the South Bank of the Thames is the only purpose-built theatre for young people in London. In addition to its own award-...
  • The Union Theatre was founded 10 years ago under the railway arches of Southwark. Over the last decade they have won numerous awards and support of local audience members and Londoners alike. With a medley of new plays, old classics and musicals...
  • Vayu Naidu Storytelling Theatre Company is a London based theatre company, dedicated to promoting the work of storytelling theatre. Vayu Naidu Company works with the ancient Indian tradition of oral storytelling and explores, through exciting and...
  • Waterloo East Theatre is a new off West End Theatre which opened in Sept 2010. It features a 120/150 seat auditorium with adjoining bar and box office. The theatre's main entrance is located on Brad Street SE1 under the arches.
  • The Young Vic: from rediscovered classics to vibrant new writing and outstanding international theatre, our three performance spaces are designed to put you up close to all the action on stage. The Young Vic is also the UK’s leading home...
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