Annual General Meeting (AGM) and end of term celebration at actacentre on the evening of Monday 23 July, from 6.00pm, featuring a sneak preview of the REACT (Refugee Engagement And integration through Community Theatre) documentary film and live music from The Big However. All acta friends, participants and partners (adults only) are welcome to this free event.
Come along to support this summer concert of acapella favourites from the acta community choir, at 7pm on Wednesday 18 July: pop, rock, folk, traditional, classic, nostalgic and new.
All welcome, no booking necessary; pay what you think at the door.
Two part time (19 hours per week, £10 per hour) fixed term contracts available, September 2018 – July 2019 (term-time only).
For more information on how to apply, contact Rosalie Pordes (tel 953 2448 or email@example.com)
Application deadline Monday 2 July (midday), with informal interviews week beginning 9 July.
Making Time, acta’s weekly workshop for isolated older people, created their very own interactive theatre show for local school children to enjoy: “A story from all our stories.”
Rosalie and Ingrid are off to Bielsko-Biała in Poland to visit good friends at Teatr Grodzki in February. They shared one of their favourite devising methods, a ‘Julie Story’, and Teatr Grodzki used it to create their latest show. They will be putting on a special performance for Rosalie and Ingrid.
Thursday 14 December, 12 – 2, all welcome to join us in the Theatre Bar for mince pies and music. (Mince pie and hot drink, £1.50)
The next fabulous family seasonal cinema event in the acta Studio – for parents and pre-school aged children on Monday 11 December, Arthur Christmas (PG). A short family workshop for the under 5’s and a baby friendly screening, 10:15 – 12:30.
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.
In Summer 2017, we worked with St Nicholas of Tolentine Primary on our Malcolm X Elders schools project. The Elders Theatre Company worked with the year 6 class to create a show inspired by their 2014 show, Ticky Picky Boom Boom.
We are delighted to announce that Maya Shakida Khatun and Aqeel Abdulla have been appointed as the two new half-time acta drama workers for the next academic year.