Job advert


Full-time, based in Bristol…
Neil is stepping down as Artistic Director, and we are recruiting a new Director with experience in fundraising and human resources to manage our innovative work in participatory Community Theatre – a unique opportunity to lead this internationally acclaimed company.
Full job pack now available.
Deadline – 21 September

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Home at acta arts trail

Opportunities to get involved with our free events this Summer!

11 & 18 August – Creative Making Workshops
26 & 27 August – Home at acta Arts Trail

Find out more by clicking ‘read more’.

Maryam Engagement

Maryam’s blog

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

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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.

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Coronavirus Update

Due to the coronavirus, acta is finding new ways to create community theatre and support participants through our ‘Creation in Isolation’ project.

Clippies: Bristol Tramway Riots

Clippies centenary

New play commemorates centenary of Bristol tramway riots in April 2020. Clippies previewed in November 19, and will be back post Covid 19 lockdown.

Lockleaze Stories

Drowning in Debt: The story

“What a hard hitting show. Fabulous cast. Loved the show. Was very powerful. 10/10.” Drowning in Debt: bitten by sharks…where did their story begin?

CPD Course

Community Theatre course

A practical introduction to community theatre, suitable for beginners and those looking to refresh their facilitation skills.
A FREE Wednesday morning course (10 – 12 at acta centre), 10 weeks in term-time, February – May.
Led by Neil Beddow and Ingrid Jones. Places are limited.