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Theatre Companies for Adults with Additional Needs

Our Wednesday and Friday Community Companies offer theatre workshops for adults with learning disabilities. Weekly sessions are open to anyone over the age of 25 who wishes to continue, or start, their theatre journey. Workshop content includes exploring creativity and developing personal and social skills, all within a supportive and fun environment.

Hitherto, the Friday Company produced work for our annual event FestivALL with performances created by local people with additional needs. For 2021, when FestivALL went online, the Friday Company created a short film exploring what they would do as Prime Minister which you can watch on our YouTube channel.

It’s a change of scene for me, it gets me out of the house and it’s nice to do something different

Wednesday Company Member

Doing things together is really nice

Wednesday Company Member

Our Wednesday Company currently has spaces available, so if you are interested in joining or know someone who may be, we would love to have new members join in the creative, fun and exciting projects we have planned including Game Changer one of our Digital Stages events.

To book a free taster session or discuss our bursary scheme in confidence, please contact Louise Rigglesford, Senior Community and Outreach Manager, at louise.rigglesford@cft.org.uk or on 01243 784437 ext. 2121.

Term Dates:
Spring Term 2022 – w/c 17 January to w/c 28 March, half term w/c 21 February
Summer Term 2022 – w/c 25 April to w/c 4 July, half term w/c 20 May

Wednesday Company meet at the Capitol, Horsham from 1pm – 2.30pm
Friday Company meet at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Chichester from 1.30pm – 3pm

Wednesday and Friday Company memberships cost £70 per term, with bursary options available.

I get to use my imagination

Wednesday Company Member

It makes me feel happy and jolly

Wednesday Company Member

I like making stories and acting them out

Wednesday Company Member

I Like being creative and having fun

Wednesday Company Member