Community Companies

Arcola Community Performance Companies

Arcola’s community performance companies provide amazing opportunities to get involved in theatre-making,  and to learn from experienced professionals.

Arcola Theatre have been pioneers in targeted community theatre since our inception in 2000. We currently run four community theatre companies and each group works with professionals to present new work or re-imagined productions that shatter exceptions and challenge preconceptions. This culminates in the annual Creative Disruption Festival, which takes over Arcola Studio 2 for a month of thrilling work.

Summer Mental Health and Well-being Project

We are looking for 50 performers of all ages (18+) and abilities who want to make a positive impact on the conversation around Mental Health and Well-being, breaking down barriers and stigma, and encouraging individuals to reconnect with themselves and those around them.

Arcola Ala-Turka

One of the UK’s leading Turkish-language theatre companies.

Men’s Mental Health Theatre Group

Exploring Men’s Mental Health via theatre and performance

Arcola Queer Collective

Performance opportunities for our LGBTQI* community.

Arcola 50+

Our community theatre company for adults aged 50 years and over.