Three new acta Foundation jobs

We are currently recruiting for three new one year learning (acta Foundation) posts, starting in September: a full-time Director’s Assistant, and two half-time drama workers.

AGM garden party!

The acta Council of Management invite you to a summer garden party (and AGM), which will be held in the acta Theatre Bar on Monday 10 July at 6pm. Fun activities and meeting people from across our projects, in the big acta get together. Bring food to share.


The next free acta seminar will take place on Friday 16 June, 1.30 – 4.30pm at actacentre, with guests from Banner Theatre, Doorstep Theatre and Collective Encounters.
Is theatre really an artform for everyone, or does it remain the domain of the middle-class? Join us to discuss how we make more “working class theatre.”

Festival dates

A festival of theatre made by refugees will be held on 26 – 29 March 2018. This next actacentre international theatre festival sets out to inspire, share learning and stimulate debate.

Elders at St Nicholas of Tolentine

We are delighted to be working with St Nicholas of Tolentine Primary on our Malcolm X Elders schools project.
The elders Theatre Company will work with the year 6 class to create a show inspired by their 2014 show, Ticky Picky Boom Boom.

Deafinitely Theatre

A new partnership bringing the UKs only professional deaf-led theatre company to actacentre. NB The Deafinitely workshop on 13 May has been cancelled; please accept our apologies. We look forward to welcoming the Something Else show to the actacentre theatre on 1 June.

Day Trippers

New monthly Tuesdays announced for summer term – 16 May, 20 June and 18 July.
Inspired by the Campaign to End Loneliness, a day trip out to the actacentre began this Spring – weekly on Tuesdays – sharing a hot meal, arts and social activities.

actacentre Cinema

Following a range of successful first cinema events in actacentre Studio, including family films and an international women’s day event, forthcoming cinema dates for 2017 have been announced.

Theatre Bar

The acta Theatre Bar is being re-launched from Tuesday 18 April, and will be open 10 – 3 Monday to Friday, with new additions to the menu.
Why not come and see us for late breakfast, elevensies, lunch, afternoon tea or just enjoy a cup of coffee in our lovely garden?

CPD workshops

Open access, practical workshops (Wednesdays, 1 – 3pm) with the acta artistic team; regular sessions throughout the year; free to attend. These workshops are open to drama facilitators from across the sector who are interested in sharing and learning more about making community theatre.