David Johnston: Statement of Appreciation

David Johnston, Artistic Director, 1976 - 1986

We are very sad to hear about David’s death and send our deepest condolences to his family and all those that had the pleasure of working alongside him. Read more

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Who we are

Theatre Centre empowers young leadership and youth activism through the arts, supporting and transforming children and young people to change the world by enriching their learning and leadership potential with theatre productions, creative projects and resources. Read more

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By Chino Odimba

Age advice: 13+

His home is dust. His friends are few. His hands are as rough as the seas he has crossed. In a radical reimagining of Charles ... Read more

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Level Playing

Theatre Centre is developing an energetic cycle of artistic participation that will help Year 5 and 6 children to challenge gender stereotypes and to recognise gender discrimination. The project will be sparked by original writing created by primary school children - focused on documenting and exploring their experience of gender - and will culminate in an interactive performance. Read more

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Layla's Room

By Sabrina Mahfouz

For Layla, every day is a battleground. The pay gap, the thigh gap, over-sexed pop and selfies that are photoshopped – ... Read more

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Standpoint is a programme to develop young people’s visionary ideas, cultivate character and create leaders. Theatre Centre’s programme aims to equip young people from Year 9 upwards with the craft of writing and presenting political speeches, shaping their ideas about the world around them. Read more

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