Foundation blog

Read blogs from Maya, Aqeel and Sara, our three foundation workers this year. Well done and congratulations – all three successfully completed their foundation year with us in July.

Work Experience blog

Did you know that acta offer work experience placements? Read about how some of the young people got on in July 2018…

Film screening at AGM

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.

Choir summer concert

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.

Drama Worker paid learning posts

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 rosalie@acta-bristol.com)
Application deadline Monday 2 July (midday), with informal interviews week beginning 9 July.

Phoebe’s Adventure

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.”

Teatr Grodzki

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.

Mince pies & music

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)

Next acta cinema announced – Arthur Christmas

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.

Festival dates

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.