Arcola 50+ is a community theatre company for Hackney residents over the age of 50.
The group provides a space to explore theatre and performance, while giving the opportunity to connect with other like-minded people.
The company works towards an annual performance in the Creative Engagement season, led by a professional director. Alongside this the company is also involved in a variety of one-off projects. Past projects have included collaborations with Punchdrunk and Kali Theatre Company and performances at Glastonbury Festival, Hackney Carnival and Queen Elizabeth Park.
Comments for Arcola 50+ participants:
“It became an arena where I could do and be all the things I’m not outside”
“Being a member of the 50+ Group has really added another dimension to my life and I look forward to getting together each Wednesday with the other members of the group. The Group has enriched my life in so many ways, so long may it continue.”