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.

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?

RAPPORT Barcelona

Rapport in Barcelona

Last week, our Projects Director, Rosalie Pordes travelled to Barcelona alongside Artistic Director, Neil Beddow, to spend a week with our RAPPORT partner in Barcelona: Tantarantana…

Judging without knowing

the true story

Judging without Knowing tours to London in February. Why is there so much interest in more performances of this show, first created and performed by Somali women and acta in 2019?

Behind the Scenes

Behind The Scenes at acta; a one-off documentary featuring staff and participants from groups at acta centre, in Lockleaze and members of the Malcolm X Elders. Radio 4 suggests acta is making “theatre in reverse.” What do you think?