Hackney Shed Collective NT Connections Project

Hackney Shed Collective represents the work we deliver that is targeted at young people aged 16- 25 who identify as having a learning disability and or autism.

We are about to embark on a Collective project as part of the National Theatre Connections programme 2019. This exciting national project offers groups the chance to perform original pieces of theatre that have been specially commissioned for the National Theatre as well as the chance to perform it on a professional stage (in our case the Theatre Royal Stratford East)

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This is a free opportunity to be part of a group of young people coming together to rehearse and perform a brand new play as part of the National Theatre Connections 2019 programme. No previous experience necessary!

What: We will meet once a week from January – March 2019. We will be rehearsing a brand new play that we will perform at Sutton House on Thursday the 4th April and at The Theatre Royal Stratford East on Saturday 6th April 2019.

When: Rehearsals are every Thursday in term time from 6pm- 8pm starting on Thursday 10th January and finishing on the 4th April with a ‘home’ performance at Sutton House. There are also two longer rehearsal days during the half term holiday on the 19th and 20th February. The performance at Theatre Royal Stratford East is on Saturday 6th April. All participants need to be available for the key dates.

Where: Rehearsals and the ‘home’ performance are all at Sutton House, Hackney E9 6JQ. The final performance on the 6th April is at Theatre Royal Stratford East, Stratford E15 1BM

Cost: This project is free to participants as it has been fully funded by our generous supporters. As a registered charity we rely on your support. More details can be found on our support us page.

How do I get involved?

To get involved or to find out more email anna@hackneyshed.org.uk. Places are limited for this project so to guarantee a place please get in touch as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you and are happy to answer any questions your might have

With thanks to The Santander Foundation and Awards for All for making this possible.