We work with communities across Merseyside offering multi-faceted long term projects that use use theatre to build confidence, develop skills and explore 21st Century social and political themes and issues. All our activities are free, fully accessible and we’ll even reimburse you for travel expenses or the cost of getting online if needed. Find out more about our work below:

For Young People

Where You’re At: courses for young adults with experience of migration.

Youth Theatre: a weekly youth theatre that meets on a Tuesday evening and works towards one production each year.

Youth Outreach: Working in partnership with youth organisations all over Merseyside

For Adults

Arts & Dementia Pocket Guide: training for carers looking to embed creativity into their day to day caring routine.

Above & Beyond: weekly creative workshops for adults in Merseyside and a range of opportunities for groups based in Bootle, Birkenhead and Knowsley

Women in Action: A project using drama and creativity to harness women’s resilience, leadership and activism in their communities.

Confidence through Creativity: online creative course for women looking for a confidence boost

Radical Makers: emerging artist training programme in community theatre for adults aged 25+

Digital performances and artworks 2020-21

The Legend of the Mernix: a modern day quest to find hope in hard times produced collaboratively by the citizens and artists of Bootle, Birkenhead and Collective Encounters

Community Power and Action: 10 new works from emerging artists responding to themes of “community power” or “community action”.