Sailors’ Tales, an intergenerational community theatre show supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, November 2016. Based on research and stories collected from sailors, ex-sailors and their families in North Bristol.
Includes a project film.
Photos from the rehearsals of Sailor’s Tales, at Avonmouth Community Centre.
May – June
All tickets only £3
When Kitty’s blog goes viral, the whole world wants to be her friend.
But thrown into a world of fame, she is left wondering who her true friends are.
Touring to Avonmouth, Southmead and Withywood.
Watch the trailer HERE
The acta Centre was packed to the rafters with an eager audience for the three special preview performances of Gas Girls, at the end of March, which were a huge success.
Photographs from the preview performances now available.
acta’s next touring community theatre show previews at the actacentre in March, before touring to Bristol neighbourhoods in June. This WWI centenary show tells a remarkable local story. Box office for all performances is now open, with tickets just £3.
Young people aged 14 – 19 yrs living in and around Lawrence Weston in North Bristol will be taking part in a new weekly youth theatre project starting September. Thanks to support from the J Paul Getty Jr charitable trust, we are delighted to announce that our youth theatre work will once again be returning to Lawrence Weston.
Arts Council Grants for the Arts have announced their support for Gas Girls, acta’s project to commemorate the centenary of the start of WWI; to research, develop, create and perform a touring community theatre show, to tell the story of the women who worked at the mustard gas factory in Avonmouth, North Bristol.
“My favourite show was ‘A Dangerous Engagement’ and there was a singer, Scarlet, who was supposed to get married and Katrina, a spy, who poisons her ring to kill half the world.”
Go North enabled over 150 young people in Kingsweston, North Bristol, to work with acta to create their own original theatre shows, and more…