Aims and Objectives

To Support Community Involvement:

  • The group exists to develop individuals’ creativity and sense of community through theatre, which explores the locality and history of the area in which members live.
  • The audience becomes a partner in a shared experience, celebrating a sense of heritage and community.

To Increase Skills and Creativity:

  • Evaluation indicates that members feel empowered to express themselves in a way which is outside their everyday experiences.
  • By employing professional practitioners, members’ own creative skills are developed and artistic standards improved.
  • Members grow in confidence and self-esteem, and understanding of inclusivity and environmental issues is raised.

To Extend Access and Participation:

  • The group is open to all; performances and rehearsals are held in accessible venues.
  • New members are welcome to join at any time.  WCT is a project based group, but runs occasional workshops and social/fundraising events between projects.
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