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In this online seminar series, we have been hearing from Community Theatre practitioners from around the world and learning lessons from across our borders. For this seminar, we’ll hear from two practitioners who are migrants themselves, and now work here, predominantly with other migrants. Through sharing stories, strategies, and successes we hope that this free …

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Digital illustration of four young people high-fiving

What is a Youth Advisory Board? A group of young people who work together to help an organisation make informed decisions is known as a Youth Advisory Board (YAB). It gives young people a forum to discuss topics that are important to them and to formulate ideas in a targeted group structure on how an …

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Maria with a puppet

In this online seminar series, we’ll hear from Community Theatre practitioners from around the world. Every town, every country, and every continent has a unique way of working – what lessons can we learn from across our borders? Through sharing stories, strategies, and successes we hope that this free seminar series enriches your own practice. …

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Three mermaid dolls made from various fabrics and wools

Our associate director, Ingrid Jones, has recently been working with UWE Bristol and Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury to create a play from people’s ‘water stories’ – their experiences of Tewskesbury Floods, the good and the bad. This play – a drama piece about local water resilience and climate change, was been co-created with community members of Tewkesbury. It is a …

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Patrik Krebs sat outside acta at a festival

In this online seminar series, we’ll hear from Community Theatre practitioners from around the world. Every town, every country, and every continent has a unique way of working – what lessons can we learn from across our borders? Through sharing stories, strategies, and successes we hope that this free seminar series enriches your own practice. …

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Elevate is a scheme run by acta and supported by The Singer Foundation and Arts Council England. It is aimed at community theatre practitioners and socially engaged artists who are interested in working with a specific community, and would like to develop their knowledge and practice of community and socially engaged theatre and arts practice. …

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A composite image, on the left hand side is an image of Mohand and Peter, on the right is an image from Crown

The Platforma festival is produced by Counterpoints Arts every two years in a different part of England, in partnership with a range of organisations, artists and venues across many different art forms. This year, Platforma takes place in the South West and acta are delighted to host two brilliant events. 

We are looking for people in recovery from gambling harm to join a new creative support group, led by somebody with lived experience.  In The Long Group, you will have the opportunity to experience a wide-range of artforms including theatre, writing and photography and work together to present performances and exhibitions. You’ll be surrounded by …

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Painting of three animals (bear, cat, dog) walking around a campfire

Join Thriving Theatre for a hilarious and heart-warming theatrical adventure as they take you Wild Camping for the weekend. When a group of co-workers are forced to spend a weekend in the great outdoors, they quickly realise that they are in for more than just team building group exercises. As the weekend unfolds, tensions rise …

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