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Collective Encounters is a professional arts organisation specialising in theatre for social change through collaborative practice. We use theatre to engage those on the margins of society, telling untold stories and tackling the local, national and international concerns of our time.

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Kickstart Placement: Marketing and Admin Assistant

November 10th, 2021|

Kickstart Placement: Marketing and Admin Assistant 25 hours (3.5 days) per week £9.90 per hour* This is an assistant role working directly with our General Manager and Marketing Coordinator on a variety of administrative [...]

Blog post: Placement with Collective Encounters

October 28th, 2021|

Placement with Collective Encounters by Eleanor Kilroy On a Tuesday in mid-March 2020, I sat at my desk with a foggy head, clouded by the mist of confusion that surrounded coronavirus during those early weeks. [...]

Call for Case Studies: Participatory Theatre Hybrid Working

October 18th, 2021|

Participatory Theatre Hybrid Working: Call for Case Studies Centre for Excellence in Participatory Theatre Publications Collective Encounters is looking to commission a series of case studies exploring participatory theatre practitioners' and participants’ experiences of delivering [...]

Equality, diversity and inclusion: new action plan and pledge

September 27th, 2021|

Collective Encounters has agreed a new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy, which includes an Action Plan and Anti-Racism Pledge. Collective Encounters is committed to achieving diversity across our staff, board, programmes and audiences, reflecting our [...]

Declaration of Climate and Ecological Emergency

August 19th, 2021|

Collective Encounters has joined Culture Declares Emergency, a growing international movement of individuals and organisations in the cultural sector declaring climate and ecological emergency. This means telling the truth, taking action and seeking justice. See [...]

Confidence through Creativity goes national

August 16th, 2021|

Collective Encounters is offering a great opportunity for women who are accessing different types of support services to take part in fun online workshops that use creativity to build confidence. CONFIDENCE THROUGH CREATIVITY is a [...]

Events & Opportunities

A Dreamer’s Guide to Freedom

December 9 at 7:00 pm

OPEN PLAYGROUND: Theatre from Lived Experience

20th January 2022 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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