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.

acta theatre

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, as part of a gradual transition towards fully reopening when it is safe to do so. Starting with our ‘Creation in Isolation’ projects in Spring/Summer 20, and with first workshops and performance trails in Autumn/Winter.

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.

staff team

Staff news

The acta team are all well, and have been meeting up online to plan our programme for the rest of the year. We will be moving back to work from the actacentre in July…

Black Lives Matter

BLM statement – We are aware of the profound influence of historic and contemporary racism, and as a white-led organisation, we are committed to an inclusive approach, and to prioritise work that is led by black and minority ethnic communities.