ATC COMMISSIONS NEW PLAYS NOW – FOR WHATEVER HAPPENS NEXT

NEW PLAYS FROM NESSAH MUTHY AND YASMIN JOSEPH, CO-COMMISSIONED WITH THEATRE ROYAL PLYMOUTH AND SOHO THEATRE

Actors Touring Company is commissioning the first new plays under Artistic Director Matthew Xia’s policy of developing new plays by women of colour.

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CULTURE SECRETARY

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CULTURE SECRETARY
FROM BLACK, ASIAN & ETHNICALLY DIVERSE THEATRE ARTISTIC DIRECTORS AND CULTURAL LEADERS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING REPRESENTATION IN THE SECTOR

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An Open Letter to Theatre and Performance Makers

ATC is a proud signatory of this open letter to theatre and performance makers in the UK today.

Theatre and performance in the UK is in crisis. Self-employed theatre and performance makers are 70% of our workforce. We, companies and venues, are here for and with you.

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The Intern Experience Volume 5

Riddell Erridge has been working with the ATC team since late January, on a special placement from the Creative Producers course at Central School of Speech and Drama, developing her professional experience and observing, engaging with and contributing to, ATC’s team and our work.

Below Riddell writes about how she and her fellow emerging theatre professionals have been profoundly effected by COVID19, as theatres close, the economy shrinks and the long-term prospects for entry-level employment look extremely challenging.

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Getting to the heart of what it feels like to be an outsider

LYN GARDNER interviews playwright Maya Arad Yasur and director Matthew Xia of Actors Touring Company ahead of the UK tour of Amsterdam.

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Doctor in the House

Our Artistic Director, Matthew Xia, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from UAL on 17 July. He received it from Chancellor Grayson Perry and was invited to give a speech of acceptance - here it is.

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Spring 2019

This Spring, writer/performer Mark Lockyer is touring his two shows with ATC

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Edinburgh Ahoy!

In August 2018, we’re back in Edinburgh, with a UK premiere from a team headed by writer Magne van den Berg, translator Purni Morell and director Alice Malin.

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Our favourite time of year

Read our October 2017 Newsletter to see what we are up to

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Autumn 2017

This autumn season is exceptionally busy for ATC, read all about it here

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