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ACTA Community Theatre - works across Bristol to empower people to create their own original theatre. ACTA is committed to individual and community development through the medium of participatory arts projects.
Eastwood Farm, off Whitemore Avenue, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 4TG
0117 972 0150
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The Actor's Workshop - a Bristol-based training and production company, which was founded in January 1998. They run theatre workshops designed to provide performers of all levels of experience with a safe environment in which they can develop and practise performance skills.
0117 971 1777
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Bristol Old Vic - leading repertory company based at the historic Theatre Royal since 1946. Produces world class theatre including classics and new writing. Also has a fine education department.
Theatre Royal, King Street, Bristol BS1 4ED
0117 987 7877
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Desperate Men - International masters of street theatre and outdoor events
PACTS, Epstein Buildings, Mivart Street, Easton, Bristol BS5 6JL
0117 939 3902
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Full Beam Visual Theatre - combining puppetry, live art and performance
0117 330 5504
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Puppet Place - promoting puppetry in Bristol & and throughout the South West of England
21 Hill Street, Totterdown, Bristol BS3 4TW
0117 977 6744
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Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory - a project led by Artistic Director Andrew Hilton to help make Shakespeare more accessible.
Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1TF
0117 963 3054
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Show of Strength - founded in the late 1980s and since then has performed at the Hen & Chicken, Quakers Friars and the Tobacco Factory. Artistic Director Sheila Hannon has probably created more theatre spaces than anyone else in Bristol! Specialises in new writing and re-discovered plays.
74 Chessel Street, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 3DN
0117 902 0235
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Stepping Out Theatre Company - This Theatre Company works with mental health service users. Contact: Steve Hennessy - 0117 983 2790
c/o St Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Road, St Werburghs, Bristol, BS2 9TJ
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Theatre West - produces theatre at the Alma Tavern and also occasional touring shows.
4 Cross Street, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 1SB
0117 983 1443
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Travelling Light - Leading creator of quality theatre for young audiences
St George Community School, Russell Town Avenue, Bristol BS5 9JH
0117 955 0086
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Trolley Theatre - established in 1997 in response to an ever-growing need, for arts and educational organisations that directly address environmental and social issues.
Box 64, Greenleaf, 82 Colston Street, Bristol BS1  5BB
0705 064 8297
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Uninvited Guests - Bristol based live art company; performance, installation and digital media
13 Sion Road, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 3BD
0117 963 6342
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