Malcolm X Elders: Our Films for Bristol Schools

This Autumn, Rosalie Pordes and Maryam Rutter have been visiting the Malcolm X Elders Theatre Company on their doorsteps, asking them questions collected from Bristol schoolchildren…
Watch the film and read more about this project.
Also, news of other recently-released acta films.

Clippies Documentary

Clippies Documentary

Join us online on 27 November, to watch this highly anticipated documentary exploring the story of the Clippies and the Bristol Tramway Riots of 1920, through the eyes of acta’s community performers.

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Coronavirus Update

Latest updates on our response to the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions – acta is finding new ways to create community theatre and support participants, but the acta cente will close for the November lockdown period and will reopen when it is safe to do so.
Many workshops continue online, and festive family show, Footsteps in the Snow, will go ahead.

cpd course

Community Theatre course returns

We are delighted to welcome our community theatre practitioners safely back to acta from November 2020!
This course is a practical introduction to community theatre, led by Neil Beddow and Ingrid Jones.

A Callout for Unsung Heroes

Who is your unsung hero? Someone who walks among us, who has made a difference – from our history, from our family, from across the globe or across the street.
What does make someone a real hero to me?
Box office now open for an evening of live performances on Thursday 17 September.

AGM 2020

2020 Annual Report and AGM

On 27 August, at our yearly AGM, we looked back at the 2019/20 year at acta, to hear the acta Council of Management report back on our programme, the money and everything acta.

Maryam Engagement

Maryam’s blog

Hear from Maryam Rutter, acta Foundation Workshop Assistant, on her engagement work at acta this summer.