Recruiting

Do you want to work for acta? Lots of opportunities coming up this year… we offer a range of pathways into working for acta and to learn more about working in the sector.

the politics of community theatre

The next Foundation seminar will be on 13 November. Then and Now… When acta started in 1985, it was Thatcher’s Britain. Today, acta’s work is thriving under another Conservative government. How much of acta’s work has been a political response to the inequalities of our society, theatre and the arts? Is acta a political organisation?

Phoenix young adults

Young adults aged 16 – 25 yrs are invited to take part in the next Phoenix Theatre project, currently devising in weekly Thursday evening term-time workshops, 6.30 – 8.30pm. Create a new show to perform at the acta centre in December.

With script, or without?

The first in a series of acta Foundation seminars, to bring together experienced practitioners, students, academics and people looking to develop a career in the sector, to share & learn.
Friday 25 April, 2014, 1.30 – 4.30pm at acta centre, Bristol
Devising community theatre – with script, or without?

Grey Matters

Grey Matters is a two year project that began September 13, making community theatre with older people across six European companies, and sharing work through touring each show to perform in another country. The Malcolm X Elders’ Theatre Company toured their show, Ticky Picky Boom Boom to the ICAF Festival in Rotterdam in March 2014.

COAST - ExMe show

acta foundation

acta foundation will offer new jobs and workplace learning to young adults looking to develop a career in the sector. This new approach will underpin all our work over the next few years, and will make best use of core staff’s high level of expertise and experience, whilst offering job opportunities to a new generation of community theatre practitioners.